Untangling the PlayStation 5 preorder mess, and where to get one
Sony seemingly had a game plan for preorders, but it quickly turned into online mayhem and confusion.
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is the new voice of Amazon's AlexaAmazon.com has signed up India's biggest movie star Amitabh Bachchan for its Alexa voice assistant in a bid to lure users in the world's second-most populated nation to its services.
Moni's Soulfood Fiesta brings fusion of flavors to downtown ElginAfter some difficult setbacks, Monique Howery held the grand opening of Moni's Soulfood Fiesta Friday in downtown Elgin.
Emmy predictions when predicting the future is follyStipulated: "Watchmen" will win the Emmy Award for best limited series and Regina King, its indomitable center, will be honored at Sunday's largely virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Most everything else about the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards is a question mark, including how smoothly the pandemic-constrained telecast will unfold.
Widescreen: The Emmy win I want won't be on Sunday's telecastThe writing wasn't award-worthy, but Netflix's "The Politician" gave us a few moments of bliss in every episode: its opening title sequence.
Civil War reenactors re-forming their regiment this weekendCivil War reenactors from the 8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment will gather Saturday at Camp Kane in St. Charles in their first event since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Homegrown Infinity TV, Lisle fest devise a safe way to showcase local music during the pandemicHomegrown Arts & Music Festival founder Aaron Williams has found a way to work within health guidelines to bring the annual fest to life again -- both in person and streaming around the world.
'Antebellum' a provocative idea that doesn't quite workThe new film "Antebellum" begins with a famous William Faulkner quote: "The past is never dead. It's not even past." This is a very literal introduction to a film about the evils of de facto and de jure oppression of Black people in America that's crafted as a high-concept nightmare.
Netflix 'Cheer' star from Naperville facing child pornography chargeJerry Harris, the Naperville star of the Netflix series "Cheer," was arrested Thursday on a federal charge accusing him of soliciting an underage boy to produce sexually explicit videos and photographs of himself.
Lombard's Noon Whistle Brewing to open Naperville taproom FridayNoon Whistle Brewing has expanded its original Lombard site, launched a new production center in Naperville and is set to open its second taproom Friday at the front of that location.
Concerts: Crown Vic Royal livestream; Whitney, Beach Bunny play drive-in showChicago's Crown Vic Royal plays a livestream this week, as does J. R. Richards from Dishwalla, Dan Mangan and Brian Fallon; Beach Bunny and Kweku Collins join Whitney at the Lakeshore Drive-In; and much more.
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.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more