Emmys 2020: 14 things to know, from Zendaya's historic win to a record-breaking 'Creek' sweep
Yes, the Emmy Awards aired Sunday night as scheduled, and yes, it was very strange. Here are some of the things to know from the three-hour telecast, which took place completely virtually, aside from host Jimmy Kimmel and a few celebrities anchoring the show from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
13 overlooked horror films to check out before HalloweenLooking for a good scare ahead of Halloween? These 13 lesser-known horror films recommended by Dann Gire provide just that.
Chicago's Fluorescents grows into a new era with 'Dead End Conversations' EP, new videoFluorescents pushes its pop-punk game up another level with its new EP, "Dead End Conversations."
Emmy winners highlight push for social justiceRegina King and Uzo Aduba used the come-as-you-are fashion edict for Sunday's virtual Emmy Awards to highlight the national struggle for social justice.
Ken Jennings on his new 'Jeopardy!' producer gig, Alex Trebek and filming the show in a pandemicKen Jennings, who became a "Jeopardy!" franchise icon with his 74-game winning streak in 2004, had vowed that "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" tournament would be his last appearance as a contestant. And it was. He's now a consulting producer on the show that he's been watching for about 37 years. "It's a little slice of normality every night for half an hour," Jennings said.
Feder: WGN Radio boss Mary Sandberg Boyle gets VP stripesMary Sandberg Boyle, the first female general manager in the 96-year history of WGN 720-AM, has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Nexstar Media Group news/talk station.
Chicago's Lawry's The Prime Rib to close after 46 years in businessLawry's The Prime Rib, a Chicago restaurant that has been serving steaks for nearly 50 years, will close at the end of the year.
Book review: Mary Gordon ﬁnds beauty by examining an ugly past in 'Payback'In true reality TV fashion, "Payback," Mary Gordon's latest novel, begins with a teaser. It's 2018, and we're watching the filming of a TV show called "PAYBACK," in which a tough-as-nails host calling herself Quin Archer helps participants exact justice from someone who's done them harm and gotten away with it. Cue flashback.
Babes With Blades celebrates female actor/combatantsEnsemble members from Babes With Blades, a theater company dedicated to providing stage combat opportunities for female theater artists, reflect on fighting and their company's future.
Naperville's Young Detectives remind us we can make it with 'In Your Roots'We all have challenges and doubters. But Young Detectives reminds us we can overcome with the new single, "In Your Roots."
How suburban restaurants plan to extend outdoor dining into fallOutdoor dining has been a savior for suburban restaurants this summer, and owners are getting creative to keep it going as long as possible.
Everything's coming up Roses at the Emmys"Schitt's Creek," the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family named the Roses, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: The return of Led ZeppelinJason Bonham, the talented son of original Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, once brought his incredible "Led Zeppelin Experience" to St. Charles. His band was nothing short of incredible as he masterfully did what he was born to do behind the drums.
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