Actor and Comedian Maysoon Zayid Talks Women’s Media Center Awards

The Tidbit had the privilege of talking to one of the most talented individuals on the scene right now. Maysoon Zayid talks all about acting, comedy, her book, and her experience at the Women’s Media Center Awards. She just released an audiobook under Reese Witherspoon’s company Hello Sunshine and Audible called Find Another Dream. It is one of the first…

NerdBear Turns Real Women into Superheroes

Recently, NerdBear launched The Real-Life Superwoman Project to celebrate some of history’s defining moments over the last few years through the accomplishments of some incredible women. “For this, we thought it would be fitting to turn these superwomen into comic book strips, and the Real-Life Superwomen Project was born,” the curators wrote on NerdBear. “We…

The Tidbit Celebrates ‘Back to the Future Day’!

As any Back to the Future fan knows, October 21st is designated as Back to the Future Day. This is because, in Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc travel way into the future – October 21, 2015. And, as any Tidbit fan knows, Back to the Future is one of the things…

In Chicago’s October, ‘Rocky Horror’ at Music Box is a Must

While the cult classic film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, is a flick for all-year round, it particularly shines around Halloween. As such, the screenings amp up around October. One of the premier spots to see it as at the iconic Music Box Theatre in Chicago. “Join us as we do the Time Warp again!…

Soundtrack of the Week: Wild Things

I know what you’re thinking – Wild Things has a soundtrack? Well, it does and it’s awesome. It’s full of 90s goodness that fits the tropical vibe of the film’s Evergladian setting (ala “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind). It even checks a few 70s tunes off the list, including “Love Machine” by The Miracles….

At Wizard World Chicago, Jeff Goldblum…Uh, Finds a Way…

After years of working in the entertainment industry as both an actor and musician, the last few years have finally given Jeff Goldblum the attention and respect he deserves. This proved to be true at Wizard World Chicago this past weekend as fans lined up for an autograph and photo with Goldblum, the highlight of…

John Travolta Dances Into Hearts of Fans at Wizard World Chicago

In only his second convention appearance, John Travolta popped into Rosemont for a day at Wizard World Chicago. The film icon – dressed in a denim jacket and black jeans – was jovial and humble, enjoying hearing the stories from fans that traveled far and wide to meet him. “The feelings I get from each…

Soundtrack of the Week: Reality Bites

1994 was a great year – aside from it being the year I blessed the earth with my existence – it’s the year that the coming-of-age flick, Reality Bites, released. Starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, and Ben Stiller (who also directed), the film follows a group of friends who are attempting to navigate post-college life,…

The Latest on Wizard World Chicago: Creators, Schedule & More!

Priest, Conway, Potts, Sayger Among Top Creators At 2019 Wizard World Chicago, August 22-25 Corroney, Estrada, Moussa, Lattie, Lehner, Clark 100+ Artists & Writers Including 40+ Chicago Area Creators Also In Artist Alley At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Industry veterans Christopher Priest (“Black Panther,” “Batman”) Carl Potts(“Venom,” “Punisher”), Stuart Sayger (“G.I. Joe.” “Xena: Warrior Princess”), Gerry Conway (“The Punisher,” “Ms. Marvel”), Kurt…

What’s New At Redbox and On Demand in August

Redbox shares a list of what’s coming to dispensers and On Demand in August 2019. Rent at the Box: Pokémon Detective Pikachu – 8/6 The Curse of La Llorona – 8/6 Poms – 8/6 Tolkien – 8/6 Amazing Grace – 8/6 Avengers: Endgame – 8/16 The Hustle – 8/20 A Dog’s Journey – 8/20 Brightburn…

Dale Midkiff Reflects on the 30th Anniversary of “Pet Sematary”

In the mid-80s, a young actor by the name of Dale Midkiff was living in a small bungalow in Culver City, among many other actors looking for their big break in Hollywood. An audition came to Midkiff’s attention for a new mini-series. Unbeknownst to him, this was the hottest role in town – the part…