Danettte Chavez of The A.V. Club and Steve Greene of IndieWire help break down the winners and losers of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.
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The Crown, Hacks, Ted Lasso and The Queen’s Gambit all did well on Sunday night. But the Emmys also laid bare the problems with production and representation that plague nearly every awards season.
The filmmaker talked to Reset about his four-part PBS series, which runs this week starting Sunday at 7 p.m.
Inspired by Cisneros’ own time in Paris, “Martita, I Remember You” follows a woman who has left her Mexican family in Chicago to pursue her literary dreams.
Comedian Chris Witaske’s new “Chicago Party Aunt” series premieres Sept. 17 on Netflix, bringing some Chicago humor to streamers nationwide.
Lorraine Hansberry’s famed play brought the story of a Black family on the South Side of Chicago to Broadway. A new exhibit reimagines its themes.
Nerdette’s resident epidemiologist is back! We talk to infectious disease expert Emily Landon about the Delta variant and how much we should be bracing ourselves for winter.
Architecture sleuth Dennis Rodkin takes you to the Fox River B&B, where Charles Lindbergh slept.
Nearly 20% of Americans are Latino or Hispanic and they buy more movie tickets per capita. But a new report says just 7% of all lead characters in 2019’s top-grossing films were Hispanic or Latino.
Comedian Chris Witaske’s new “Chicago Party Aunt” series premieres Sept. 17 on Netflix.