As a successful comedian and TV star, Whitney Cummings should have no problem landing a date. Yet the sharp-tongued funny girl is currently single; luckily, that just means she has more material.
You might know Jim O’Heir — or you might not — from NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” on which he plays Jerry/Garry/Larry/Terry Gergich/Gengurch, the comically overlooked associate director for the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department.
Trai Byers is having a #MovieStarProblem: He’s sitting in a suite at The James Chicago (55 E. Ontario) tugging at his suit. “They make me wear a suit; I’m a T-shirt and jeans guy,” he laments. “It’s a high-class problem.”
“I’m psyched to come back to Chicago, make sure everyone knows that. Start with that,” Steve Rannazzisi requests. It’s a valid request though: As star of FXX’s Chicago-set fantasy football comedy “The League” and tonight’s headliner at Zanies Chicago (1548 N. Wells) — and at Zanies...
In the 11 years since “American Idol” made her famous, Chicago native Jennifer Hudson, 33, has undergone many transformations: from South Side girl to Oscar-winning actress; from church-choir singer to Grammy winner; from Jennifer to “JHUD” (the title of her latest album).