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  • Do men need permission to hang out with the guys? What NOT to do on a first date and can exes REALLY be friends? “He said/ she said” relationship advice

    You know Love McPherson from relationship segments here on WGN Morning News, but did you know comedian Finesse Mitchell is also a love guru? With his second relationship book coming soon, he and Love weighed in on some of romance’s greatest mysteries. You can see Finesse all weekend in Chicago at the Improv. You can hear Love on her new podcast, “88 Sixty.” More from Finesse Mitchell Finesse Mitchell Through Sunday Improv for times and tickets

  • Author Brianna Wiest says small changes are the best way to meet a big goal

    Brianna Wiest is an American writer, author and essayist. She has published thousands of articles that have been read by millions of people throughout the world, and writes for multiple national publications daily. She weighs in on how to keep your New Year’s Resolutions by making what she calls, “microshifts” instead of huge changes to your life.

  • New R. Kelly allegations raised in cable docuseries

    The Lifetime Network debuted its six hour documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly.” The compelling three-night event was produced by reporter and filmmaker Dream Hampton who featured interviews from 50 people linked to R. Kelly including his ex-wife and girlfriends, a number of women detailing disturbing accusations against the singer including kidnapping and sexual, emotional and physical abuse. She also interviewed Kelly’s brothers, his famed music teacher, former employees, record industry types, celebrities including John Legend and various radio personalities and […]

  • Web Exclusive performance from Matisyahu

    Matisyahu performs, “Back To The Old.” See him in Chicago 10/ 29 & 10/30 at City Winery. When Matisyahu first started touring to packed clubs more than eleven years ago, it was prior to the release of Live at Stubbs, the now Gold record, and prior to that record’s single “King without a Crown” reaching #1 on the alternative rock radio charts. His performances were a raw expression of his spirituality at that time and were supported by musicians who […]

  • Chicago fashion blogger fought a Facebook account using her pictures — and the faker won

    Fashion model and blogger Natalie Craig  says someone alerted her to a fake account using her pictures. But when the social media influencer with 10,000 followers tried to have it taken down, HER page was deleted. WGN reached out to Facebook and invited Natalie on air Wednesday morning to share what they told us about her situation.

  • Dean talks to the young stars of “The Hate U Give”

    “The Hate U Give” is in theaters now.

  • Comedian Alonzo Bodden returns to Chicago’s Improv

    An international headliner Alonzo has performed comedy worldwide including Just For Laughs in Montreal Kilkenny Ireland Comedy fest Sydney Australia Brighton Beach in the UK and he’s entertained the troops everywhere from Iraq to Greenland. His one-hour comedy special “Who’s Paying Attention?” premiered on Showtime to rave reviews. Introduced to America on NBC’s Last Comic Standing Alonzo Bodden was runner up on Season 2 and came back to win it all on Last Comic Standing Season 3 “The Best of […]

  • Dean talks to the young stars of The Hate U Give, Amandla Stenberg and Algee Smith

    “The Hate U Give” is in theaters now.  

  • How to land (and make the most of) an internship

    Chicagoan and top BET executive Louis Carr shares his tips to scoring an internship. In his book, “Dirty Little Secrets” he tells his own story of starting as an intern and the lessons he learned. Carr has taken that information and teamed up with experts in multiple fields for his “Dirty Little Secrets” conference later this month in Chicago. You can find more information at .

  • Chicago’s Very Own Ike Barinholtz stops by to talk Cubs, comedy and his new movie

    “The Oath” opens in Chicago, October 19th.