Gay Chicago: The Latest

Brolin Feels the Responsibility of Playing Real Life Firefighter

Brolin Feels the Responsibility of Playing Real Life Firefighter

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Josh Brolin and Taylor Kitsch reveal the responsibility they feel when playing real life in movies at the premiere of 'Only the Brave' in New York.

French Actress Danielle Darrieux Has Died Aged 100

French Actress Danielle Darrieux Has Died Aged 100

NEWS | By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 19
Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100.

Chelsea Handler Ending Netflix Show to Focus on Activism

Chelsea Handler Ending Netflix Show to Focus on Activism

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Chelsea Handler says she is ending her weekly Netflix talk show after two seasons in order to focus on political activism.

Hotel Guard Describes Getting Shot Before Las Vegas Massacre

Hotel Guard Describes Getting Shot Before Las Vegas Massacre

NEWS | By Ken Ritter | Oct 19
In his only public recounting of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and wounded more than 500, guard Jesus Campos told Ellen DeGeneres.

Tatum Won't Develop Sexual Abuse Drama with Weinstein Co.

Tatum Won't Develop Sexual Abuse Drama with Weinstein Co.

NEWS | Oct 19
Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. that dealt with a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse.

Obama Returns to Campaign Trail for Dems in Governor's Races

Obama Returns to Campaign Trail for Dems in Governor's Races

NEWS | By Jesse J. Holland | Oct 19
Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections.

Trump Kicks Issues to Congress, is Erratic Trading Partner

Trump Kicks Issues to Congress, is Erratic Trading Partner

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Oct 19
President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.

North Carolina Deal Would Expand Transgender Protections

North Carolina Deal Would Expand Transgender Protections

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew and Gary D. Robertson | Oct 19
North Carolina's governor launched a two-part strategy Wednesday that could end protracted litigation over the state's so-called bathroom bill and its replacement, while expanding LGBT protections lawmakers aren't inclined to endorse.

Mike Pence's Brother Launches Run for Indiana US House Seat

Mike Pence's Brother Launches Run for Indiana US House Seat

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Oct 19
Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.

Bringing 'Torch Song' to a New Generation of Theatergoers

Bringing 'Torch Song' to a New Generation of Theatergoers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18
Harvey Fierstein's landmark "Torch Song Trilogy" is back, this time with a shortened title and running time. EDGE spoke with the cast & principals of the Second Stage production about this streamlined version.


Entertainment

 Review :: Jim Gaffigan
Chicago, IL

Review :: Jim Gaffigan

CULTURE | By Louise Adams | Oct 17
Jim Gaffigan, aka "The King of Clean," brought his act to The Chicago Theatre as part of his Noble Ape Tour.

 Review :: Thor: Ragnarok

Review :: Thor: Ragnarok

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Oct 19
"Thor" switches gears in his latest stand-alone film, eschewing a serious tone for something entirely light-hearted and campy.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.


Style

Norma Jean's Jeans Are Up for Grabs

Norma Jean's Jeans Are Up for Grabs

FASHION | Oct 19
Tommy Hilfiger is auctioning some of his most precious possessions for charity, including Marilyn Monroe's jeans and Kiss's boots.


Health/Fitness

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

FITNESS | Oct 18
Increasingly, researchers are pointing to the fact that exercise is medicine, and yet according to the CDC, only around 22% of adults in the country meet their physical activity guidelines.


Travel

Travel Industry Ramps Up Effort to Promote Caribbean Tourism

Travel Industry Ramps Up Effort to Promote Caribbean Tourism

By Beth J. Harpaz | Oct 19
The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies depend on tourism.


Nightlife

Orlando Pride Marketplace :: October 14, 2017

Orlando Pride Marketplace :: October 14, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 18
Sponsored by Marriott, the Orlando Pride Marketplace had close to 100 groups and businesses who came out in support for the LGBTQ+ community.