Carcosa is a mysterious fictional city first named by author Ambrose Bierce in 1886 and later alluded to in Robert W. Chambers’s influential and evocative King in Yellow stories. As the ancient and possibly cursed capital of an alien place that’s impossible to pinpoint on earthly maps, it’s been incorporated into the works of H.P. […]
This season’s lineup focuses on harnessing the strength within.
Australian-style savory hand pies tell no lies, but may harbor some secrets.
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the superheroes of our lives.
Reader critics assess eight short works screening in the festival’s 25th edition, through Sunday at the Logan.
The Annoyance’s savagely funny 30-year-old slasher spoof is a triumph of a certain schlocky stagecraft.
Dan Savage dispenses some tough love.
Yas Queen! at the Playground, Joseph Chilliams at Schubas, and more happenings August 28-31
The latest Chicago stage shows range from the rawly emotional to the enjoyably ridiculous.
An incongruous musical and a Game of Thrones spoof are among this week’s highlights.
The press has turned push into a Three Bears sort of action verb.
Nerd culture goes mainstream at the annual comic con.
Iliana Regan kicks herself upstairs and names a San Francisco-trained chef the chef de cuisine of Elizabeth.
The House Theatre of Chicago’s fantasy epic The Hammer Trinity is thrilling and thought-provoking—even if you don’t like fantasy.
Wil Wheaton weeds through TV and the Internet on his promising new SyFy show, The Wil Wheaton Project.