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Scenes from “Support Group for Men,” left, and “The Roommate.” (Photo credit: Liz Lauren, left, and Michael Brosilow)

While both “Support Group for Men” and “The Roommate” rely on predictable clichés, each serves as a prime example of how absolutely first-rate actors invariably bring total devotion to mediocre scripts.

Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the press after meeting with residents of East Chicago's lead-contaminated neighborhoods in April 2017. (Chicago Tonight file photo)

The scandal-ridden EPA chief resigned Thursday amid a number of ethical and legal violations over his travel spending, security costs and ties to industry lobbyists. 

(Northwestern University)

Rather than tell you what to eat, FoodSwitch tells you how healthy the products you choose are, in easy-to-digest terms.

Chicago Reader cover dated June 28, 2018. (Chicago Reader / Facebook)

Local alt weekly the Chicago Reader has a history dating back nearly 50 years. We speak with the paper’s new publisher.

Harold Noecker. “The Genius?” c. 1943. (Collection of Bernard Friedman, Chicago)

An unusual new art show looks at fantastic and strange paintings made by Chicago and Midwestern artists in the mid-20th century. We visit the Arts Club of Chicago.

In this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey, the keys to the story of a symphony orchestra made up of all pianos – and all women. And: The story behind a colonial-inspired park district field house in the Austin community.

Author Joseph Tartakovsky

From Supreme Court justices to crusading journalists, the stories of the people who made the U.S. Constitution what it is today.

Learn about a new report on sexual harassment in the sciences – and the suggestions it makes to better combat it. 

Youth activists Trevon Bosley and Rie’Onna Holmon appear on “Chicago Tonight” on July 5, 2018.

Two young anti-violence activists aiming to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway on Saturday talk about what they hope their act of civil disobedience will achieve.

Watch the July 5, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Paris Schutz recently spoke with former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn about his push for mayoral term limits in Chicago. And you had a lot to say about it.