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6 Chicago comedy shows to see this week

Step away from the Netflix marathon and find your way into one of these local theaters for a belly laugh this week. Your guide to Chicago’s affordable and under-the-radar comedy scene awaits. FRIDAY, JULY 22 VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show MCL Chicago 3110 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-610-5930 The...

  • William and Kate release photos for Prince George's birthday

    William and Kate release photos for Prince George's birthday

    Prince William and his wife Kate have released new photos of their son, Prince George, to mark his 3rd birthday. The photos distributed Friday show George, who is third in line to the throne, playing on a swing and sitting with the family pet, a dog named Lupo. The photos were taken earlier this...

  • Here's 1 reason (of many) why you shouldn't play Pokémon Go while driving

    Here's 1 reason (of many) why you shouldn't play Pokémon Go while driving

    It’s "game over" for one Pokémon Go enthusiast who crashed his vehicle into a Baltimore police car while he was playing the game on his phone and driving. (*face-palm* See? This is why we can’t have nice things.) The Baltimore Police Department released body-camera footage of the incident that...

  • Twitter bans Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos for harassment

    Twitter bans Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos for harassment

    Milo Yiannopoulos, an outspoken conservative and the tech editor for conservative website Breitbart.com, has been permanently suspended from Twitter for his bad behavior. Yiannopoulos — formerly known as @nero on Twitter — had been tweeting about Leslie Jones, the “Ghostbusters” actress who quit...

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  • Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' creator and 'Pretty Woman' director, dies at 81

    Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' creator and 'Pretty Woman' director, dies at 81

    Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office successes "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died at 81. Marshall died Tuesday in a hospital in Burbank, California, of...

  • Watch Michelle Obama channel her inner Beyonce on 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Watch Michelle Obama channel her inner Beyonce on 'Carpool Karaoke'

    We all knew first lady Michelle Obama had a sassy side, and we have all tried to copy her side-eye. But she's bringing the sass full force to James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" on Wednesday. We're not ready ... or worthy. In a teaser for the upcoming clip released by "The Late Late Show," the show's...

  • Netflix ain't done with Steven Avery: 'Making a Murderer' will be back

    Netflix ain't done with Steven Avery: 'Making a Murderer' will be back

    "Making a Murderer" is coming back to Netflix, the network announced Tuesday. Get your popcorn and tissues ready, y'all. The new installments will plop us back into the emotional roller coaster that is the post-conviction process, following convicted murderer Steven Avery and his nephew and co-defendant,...

  • Stephenie Meyer is gifting the world a spy thriller

    Stephenie Meyer is gifting the world a spy thriller

    The author who gave us literary masterpiece "Twilight" is all set to gift the world with a new book. This time, Stephenie Meyer is going full-out espionage thriller. "The Chemist," due out Nov. 15, centers on "an ex-agent on the run from her former employers [who] must take one more case to clear...

  • Pippa Middleton announces engagement

    Pippa Middleton announces engagement

    The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton and hedge fund manager James Matthews have announced their engagement. The couple confirmed rumors in a statement to Britain's Press Association on Tuesday, saying they planned to marry next year. The statement comes as Middleton appeared...

  • Make Obama's jeans great again

    Make Obama's jeans great again

    As president of the United States, Barack Obama has many pressing concerns. From drone strikes to fighting off Donald Trump's best attempts at taking over the White House, there are many reasons why Obama's hair is more gray than anything lately.  But one issue that seems to not be on Obama's docket?...

  • Netflix reinvents the ultimate throwback — a mixtape

    Netflix reinvents the ultimate throwback — a mixtape

    Looking for a healthy dose of nostalgia? Well, Netflix is bringing back the mixtape — sort of. (How’s that for a throwback?) The streaming giant recently launched Flixtape, a new feature that allows users to create their own short playlists of TV and movies based around a theme, mood or message....

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