In 1989, a group of scientists united to establish protocol should aliens come a’knocking.
Carli Blanco shot herself to death at 14, highlighting the growing teen suicide risk.
“USS Callister,” the best episode of Black Mirror‘s fourth season, is a Star Trek parody that serves as a parable about the dangers of the angry online fanboy.
The actor, artist, and activist speaks in Chicago in connection with “Then They Came for Me,” an art exhibit about Japanese internment during World War II.
A Second City show at the Goodman and a Star Trek-inspired Dickens adaptation are among this week’s best bets.
Plus four screenings of Inside Out.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays Michael Giacchino’s Star Trek score as the 2009 film unspools at Ravinia.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Football doesn’t debase our campuses—it holds them together.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, April 14
Doctor Who turns 50 this week, and Chicago nerd-rock band Time Crash is ready to celebrate.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 16
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, August 14
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, January 13, 2013
Chicago Comic con convenes in Rosemont