| Jun 18, 2013
The TBS Just for Laughs comedy festival has wrapped for another summer in Chicago, having played out in venues changing from the Chicago Theatre to Stage 773. Here are reviews from select shows over the weekend; check back Tuesday for a report on Bill...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The last time Bill Maher headlined at the Chicago Theatre, he had Ann Coulter along for, forgive me, balance. That, it felt, was a rivalry born in mutual expediency, a mock political debate for the 2009 Speaker Series. Just as Coulter's conservative...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:24 AM
At this year's Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival, not one of the main headliners, the people playing the Chicago Theatre and featured atop the website, is a woman.
Not Bob Newhart. Not Bill Maher. Not Russell Brand or Seth Meyers. Not even any...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill about her bill to ban assault weapons. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The weekend political discussion starts on HBO's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Maher...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Republican strategist Steve Schmidt and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., will be guests on this week's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” The show airs live at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO and repeats immediately at 11. Schmidt was an adviser to Sen....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin story will become a topic for ”Real Time With Bill Maher.” Robert Zimmerman Jr., brother of George, will be the top-of-the-show guest at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. The program repeats immediately at 11. As a...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher has long been a panacea for grownups bored by traditional newscasts. Now the network reinvents the newsmagazine with VICE (premiering Friday, April 5, at 11pm ET), a no-holds-barred weekly series for a tech-...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
It’ll be hard for a South Florida Democrat – at least those with a checkbook or credit card – to miss Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker this weekend. He’ll be everywhere.
The Democratic wunderkind begins his whirlwind of South...
| Feb 28, 2013
NORFOLK — Bill Maher prefers his comedy fresh.
That doesn't go just for his topical weekly talk show, "Real Time" on HBO. It's true for his live stand-up performances as well. Maher, who plays Chrysler Hall in Norfolk on Saturday night, says he...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:57 AM
D.L. Hughley has been keeping a close eye on Chicago. He can't help it. Besides being one of his three favorite cities in the U.S., it's also often in the news, unfortunately, because of its high murder rate. The controversial comedian and regular guest...