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'Game of Thrones' or skin tones?

The dark-skinned savage is a long-time resident of pop culture.

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Even More Estelle: Kyles Files Complete Q&A with UK Soul Star

Even More Estelle: Kyles Files Complete Q&A with UK Soul Star

Get ready for a British invasion, Chicago. “Break My Heart” singer Estelle drops into Enclave on Thursday to kick off Dwyane Wade’s Wade’s World Weekend. In advance of her arrival, RedEye chatted up the U.K. and U.S. chart-topper on an array of topics, including her work with...

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WGN-TV's Kyles Files Live Features Broke Celebs

WGN-TV's Kyles Files Live Features Broke Celebs

Wow....some celebs really need to get their financial act together. R. Kelly facing foreclosure? Whaaat? Check out some of the more shocking examples of Hollywood broke-ness in today's segment. (Pssst, make sure to watch the segment every Thursday during the 5 p.m. newscast!)

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Kyles Files Track-off Rules (Read Carefully)

Each week, I put two to three local music artists against each other for a fight to the finish.  Here are the official rules, so please check them out and then, enter -- if you dare! 

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Chi-town Stars Rebooted: Khari B, Lil Rel, Roy Ayers Project and More

Chi-town Stars Rebooted: Khari B, Lil Rel, Roy Ayers Project and More

1.  Khari B.  "I'mma Bad Mutha! The Rockstar Poetry Project!!!"

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Casting Correction: Rob Lowe as Drew Peterson?  Nuh Uh...Try These

Casting Correction: Rob Lowe as Drew Peterson? Nuh Uh...Try These

Someone call Jimmy Kimmel and the rest of the Handsome Men's Club. A travesty has taken place. It's a slap in the face to pretty men everywhere from Johnny Depp to Shemar Moore. In fact, I think somewhere, Paul Walker is crying. According to Show Patrol, Rob Lowe has been cast as Drew Peterson...

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1st look: Common in AMC's Western 'Hell on Wheels'

1st look: Common in AMC's Western 'Hell on Wheels'

Chicago rapper/actor Common is going west for AMC’s latest original series, "Hell on Wheels."

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Character Crushes: Who Do You Love?  (Spoiler Alert: Eric Northman)

Character Crushes: Who Do You Love? (Spoiler Alert: Eric Northman)

I write this after my third viewing of this week's "True Blood." Why did I watch the HBO show three times? Was it because of the intricate "Lost"-like plot?  (Um, noes because said intricacy does not exist in this soapy show.  It's about as obvious as you can get.)

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Tracy Morgan's Anti-gay Rant Cannot Be Written Off as Comedy

Tracy Morgan's Anti-gay Rant Cannot Be Written Off as Comedy

Oh, how I wish Tracy Morgan's recent actions were merely an homage to his "30 Rock" character, Tracy Jordan.

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Casey Anthony Verdict: Maybe Not Right, But Not Racial

Casey Anthony Verdict: Maybe Not Right, But Not Racial

I am a little concerned about some online reaction to the Casey Anthony trial.

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Pop Culture Police: Soulja Boy Tell'em, Tracy Morgan, Kreayshawn

Pop Culture Police: Soulja Boy Tell'em, Tracy Morgan, Kreayshawn

You hear those sirens? It's the Kyles Files providing Law & Order service for my pop peeps.  Some celebrities are acting like buffoons to such a degree, I had to roll out the pop paddywagon and make some arrests. 

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Fallout from the fake Princess Di

Fallout from the fake Princess Di

Unless all the TV guides are totally wrong, "The Walking Dead" does not return to AMC's airwaves until the fall.  How then, is the late Princess Diana sauntering up the street next to her daughter-in-law, Duchess Kate Middleton, on a current Newsweek cover?

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Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress & Steve Martin join Just For Laughs Chicago lineup

Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress & Steve Martin join Just For Laughs Chicago lineup

The Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival June 14-19 is getting funnier with the addition of several new shows:

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