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  • 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.

  • Need more hours in the day? One expert has tips for finding more time.

    Find the book “72 Hours in a Day” at . Jeffrey E. Sterling, MD, MPH, often finds himself with a little more extra time than everyone else—forty-eight hours a day, to be exact! Now Dr. Sterling shares his brilliant and easy-to-follow steps to increase efficiency. Along with examples, Dr. Sterling provides detailed descriptions on how to become better organized, how to be not only more prolific but also more effective, and how to master these skills for all future […]

  • Dean’s List A List interview with cast of “The House with a Clock in its Walls”

    “The House with the Clock in its Walls” opens Friday, September 21. Opening day you can find Dean Richards’ at .

  • Singer, author Juliana Zobrist’s book on finding true confidence

    Julianna Zobrist, author, inspirational speaker, pop music artist, fashion muse and popular social media influencer releases her new book titled “Pull It Off: Removing Your Fears And Putting On Confidence.” Through her unique sense of individualism, Zobrist was inspired to write “Pull It Off,” as she is constantly asked, “how do you pull it off?” – being a mother of three, recording artist, fashion muse (appearing at events for Gucci, Burberry, NY Fashion Week and others, styling her own shoots and events), charitable advocate, inspirational […]