Adam Carston created Windy City Ballyhoo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. It’s a repository of Chicago movie ads, photographs, and film reviews from the last century.
Tag: social media
Bigfoot Famous is a hashtagging hero’s journey
The new dark comedy is ridiculously entertaining. It is also inarguably ridiculous.
The year of TikTok
How local creatives made the most of the social media platform in 2020
Ganser lift the spirits of the extremely online with Just Look at That Sky
Pandemic life leaves a lot to be desired, but I’m especially unenthused about the extra time I spend on social media for work and . . . well, not pleasure, but to connect with people I care about but can’t physically be around. Doomscrolling creates an anxiety-provoking feedback loop: though I continue to click out […]
#iPlan2Live takes over TikTok
Kale Williams initiates an online movement celebrating Black softness and purpose.
The Circle is junk food TV with a twist
Apparently it pays to be yourself, who knew?
Sliding into @MusicBoxTheatre’s DMs
An investigation into the best movie theater Twitter in town.
Everyone’s a sucker at a new kind of traveling circus—the Instagram trap
At Happy Place, 29Rooms, and a new wave of pop-up museums you can pay $30+ for great Instagrams—and not much else.
Eighth Grade: Social media, but no social life
In Bo Burnham’s indie comedy, online culture becomes a breeding ground for teenage anxiety.
iLLANOiZE Let’s Get Social music showcase gives a platform to Chicago’s rising hip-hop stars
“Social media can sometimes be superficial but it can also show you who’s putting in the [groundwork] to get themselves heard.”
Neil Hilborn’s poems have reached millions of viewers on YouTube
Now he’s bringing his act to Logan Square Auditorium.
The new horror film Friend Request fails to address what’s truly scary about social media
This dumb genre item misses a wide-open opportunity to issue a social critique.
Uncle Dan, live, uncensored, and back in Chicago!
A homeboy returns for a Q&A on dubious threesomes, open relationships, strap-ons, micropenises, and more.
Police are still searching for suspects in sexual assault of 15-year-old girl streamed on Facebook, and other Chicago news
Also, a kombucha bar is opening in Logan Square later this month.
Report: More possible lobbying violations found in Mayor Emanuel’s personal e-mails, and other Chicago news
Also, police are searching for a group of men who allegedly gang-raped a teen girl on Facebook Live.