Tom Dreesen Offers Touching Advice

Tom Dreesen returns home Comedy legend Tom Dreesen recently returned home to Chicago to share a few words with a small group of fans at WLS-AM 890, an event hosted by Chicago radio personalities, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano. Before Dreesen came out to address the crowd, Sirott and Murciano explained that this was their…

Nine Flicks For A ’90s Movie Night

Now that it’s November, the dreaded cold weather is just around the corner. Since going out on the weekends in the cold is a lot less fun, you need to get creative with staying-in plans. However, nothing beats a good old-fashioned movie night. For your next movie marathon, add a throwback element to the mix with…

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Pops Up in Chicago, 60654

Even though Chicago’s been hit with consistent 50 degree weather, Friday felt like a hot Los Angeles night. Ironside Bar & Galley in River North is hosting one of the latest pop-ups: Peach Pit After Dark. For those of you who may not know, the Peach Pit was the major diner hang on the hit…

Internet Docu-Series Seeks Millennials to Interview on “Aliveness”

The Internet Documentary Series, “The Search For Aliveness”, is seeking millennials with strong digital lifestyles for interview. The filmmakers behind the project are traveling the world, interviewing real people about what aliveness means to them. If selected for interview, the team will travel to your location and will work around your schedule for filming. To…

Happy “Back to the Future” Day!

Today is October 21, 2018. This is three years after Marty and Doc traveled to the future in Back to the Future Part II, and The Tidbit is going to take you back to what went down on that day… Rarely does a film come along that captures the hearts of audience members of all…

Tidbits of Chicago Ghost Stories

   Ghostly Chicago Paranormal and ghostly activity, and the stories and myths that come with it, is something that goes back as far as anyone can remember. Folklore, film, and art having to deal with the horror genre all exist due to the fact that paranormal activity is something that is very real and appreciated…

Gallery To Showcase Art of Bachelors Grove

The Vogt Visual Arts Center in Tinley Park will be showcasing a collection of impressions based off of the long-alleged haunting grounds of Bachelors Grove Cemetery in Midlothian, Illinois. I am thrilled to share that some of my photography of Bachelors Grove will be on display in the gallery throughout the month of October. Learn…

The Master of Horror: Wes Craven & the Red Herring Fallacy

Remembering Wes Craven In 2015, the cinematic world lost a key player with the death of horror director, Wes Craven. Craven, best known for directing A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and the Scream franchise, died at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer. The Internet was flooded was outpourings of sadness…

Fives Flicks to Frighten This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner which means it’s the perfect time to marathon movies about serial killers. While there are many great horror films out there, I am a firm believer that the best scary movies came out in the ’70s and ’80s. Iconic killers including Michael, Jason and Freddy, haunt our screens each…

The Original Ending of “Scream 3” Revealed by Matthew Lillard

The Tidbit firmly believes that the Scream is the greatest and smartest horror film ever made. The franchise it created is decent, but doesn’t hold a candle to the original. Many would argue that the worst of the franchise was the third installment, where a film is being made about the Woodsborro murders and the…

The Tidbit Meets Me in St. Louis

A few months back, my best friend, Haley, made the move from Bloomington, IL to St. Louis, MO. Naturally, I had to make it a point to go and visit her. I’d been to St. Louis once before for my friend, Aliyah’s, birthday, but was only there for less than 24 hours. This time it…