A north-side native who spent his youth frequenting Wrigley Field and following the gospel according to Del Close, Jake Johnson is Chicago to the core.
Due to the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, the students were forced to put their show on hold. Now, a long two years later, students in the high school’s media arts program are premiering their television show pilot, Stitched Together, on the big screen at Music Box Theatre.
The problems with public schools seem like a broken record, but leave it to the NBC hit show Abbott Elementary, perhaps premiering at the right time . . . to make people think critically about the state of education in America’s major cities.
The year 2021 was another great one for binge-watching weed content. We’ve seen some new series premiere as well as new seasons drop from old ones. Whether you’re into comedy, […]
Billed as a genre-defying murder mystery, the only thing this tone-deaf pastiche-fest defies is a reason to be seen.
The film and its cast earned many awards and nominations, but perhaps Girls Trip’s largest reward is the sheer number of television shows centering Black womanhood and friendship that’ve been green-lit since.
The small break of new releases at the start of the new year allows for a much less stressful, and sometimes even more enjoyable, media binge: a crop of Chicago-made web series that can be viewed from the comfort and safety of your home.
It’s been over two years since South Side debuted on Comedy Central and made many Black Chicagoans from the city laugh in a way that felt personal. Amongst the many […]
Have you ever played Oscars Bingo? You know, where you and your friends write bingo boards filled with awards-season cliches and hyperspecific references to the year’s nominees in order to […]
The drag superstar is decolonizing weed “from the kitchen to the couch” with her new cooking webseries.
The new series takes a familiar formula to unexpected places.
A conversation about representation, creative hustling, and the future of marginalized voices on TV.
Coming out does not absolve you of your sins.
Archival footage offers a compelling window into the case, but no ground-breaking revelations are uncovered.
The HBO Max series stands out with slapstick comedy, a complex look at female liberation, and incredible performances.