Saturday, March 29, 2014

All of The Walking Dead On Sale at ComiXology!

Craving More of The Walking Dead?
Read The Comics That Started It All!
Sink Your Teeth Into ComiXology’s The Walking Dead Sale All Weekend Long From March 28th Through March 31st
Celebrate the season 4 finale of The Walking Dead TV show by getting
121 issues, 19 volumes & a 100-issue bundle of The Walking Dead comic series on deep discount
The Walking Dead Sale
The first 121 issues are on sale for 99 cents each with Volumes 1-19 on sale starting at $4.99!
Special “web-only” The Walking Dead 100-Issue Bundle 62% off at $74.99


 To celebrate the The Walking Dead Season 4 finale get a greater taste of the worldwide phenomena by reading how it all began in this weekend long The Walking Dead
sale on comiXology – the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across the iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web at www.comixology.com. Watched the show, but never read the comic? Here’s your chance with the first 121 issues of The Walking Dead comic on sale for 99 cents each
, as well as collected editions Volume 1 through Volume 19 on sale starting at $4.99!
But the biggest deal ever on The Walking Dead is comiXology’s “web-only” 100-issue bundle for only $74.99
! That’s seventy-five cents apiece! The bundle and sale are available only from Friday, March 28th until midnight EST Monday March 31st.
“This sale is an amazing way to celebrate the Season 4 finale of The Walking Dead,” said Robert Kirkman, creator and writer of The Walking Dead and Writer/Executive Producer of The Walking Dead AMC television show. “The Walking Dead comic series stands as my original vision, so I’m very excited to offer fans the chance to read from the start or catch up to the latest release on sale via comiXology’s great platform and reading experience!”
The Walking Dead TV show season finale is here, but there are many more storylines to explore in the books,” said comiXology co-founder & CEO David Steinberger. “The moment credits role on Season 4, we know hungry fans will want to know what might happen next and with this sale they’ve got over 100 issues and 19 volumes to choose from!”
Based on one of the most successful and popular comic books of all time, written and created by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead captures the ongoing human drama following a zombie apocalypse. The series follows a group of survivors, led by sheriff Rick Grimes, in search of a safe and secure home. However, instead of the zombies, it is the living who remain that truly become the walking dead.
About comiXology
ComiXology has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View™ reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become one of iTunes top grossing iPad apps in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, and including independent creators as well, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. A privately held company, comiXology is based in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and Paris. For more information, visit www.comixology.com
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About Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman's success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company's inception twenty-one years ago. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Clone, Ghosted, Invincible Universe and Witch Doctor. Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and 2012. In April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He's the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit Emmy®-winning television show, AMC's The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles are www.Skybound.com
  and www.TheWalkingDead.com
About Image Comics
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com
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About Skybound
Skybound is the home of Robert Kirkman's creator-owned work including his Eisner Award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, Thief of Thieves, and Clone as well as Ghosted, Witch Doctor and Invincible Universe. Since its inception, Skybound has created television shows, merchandise and a wide spectrum of platforms, games (The Walking Dead: Assault iOS app), and entertainment events (The Walking Dead Escape). Skybound's successes include the comic behind the hit Emmy®-winning television show, AMC's The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. Skybound/Kirkman frequently top the hardcover and paperback bestseller lists. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles are www.Skybound.com
and www.TheWalkingDead.com

 

Fear No Art presentsThe Dinner Party Chicago Rick Bayless, Chef Carrie Nahabedian, author Sara Paretsky, Pat Byrnes, Joan Collaso

Fear No Art presents

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Michelin Star Chef Carrie Nahabedian of NAHA and Brindille will cook for Rick Bayless, author Sara Paretsky, New Yorker cartoonist Pat Byrnes, host Elysabeth Alfano and YOU! Enjoy, food, Vosges chocolate, Voss Artesian Water from Norway, wine, unscripted conversation and a few performances! PLUS, singer Joan Collaso is the opening act.
Chef Nahabedian will be making Celery, Chestnut Scotch Soup and Rabbit Rillette Ravioli. Watch her below!
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Join host Elysabeth Alfano at Chicago City Winery
for THE DINNER PARTY on March 31. On The Dinner Party, Alfano invites 3 Chicago or national celebs and a known chef who cooks for them and the audience. Over food, wine, chocolate and artist performances, the conversations and the unexpected flow. Filmed in front of a live audience, come to Chicago City Winery to share in the food, wine, water, chocolate and conversation. Can't make the City Winery? You can also watch THE DINNER PARTY on-line in the "Splash" section of the Sun Times. Viewers and audience members can tweet in to be a part of this fantastic new multi-dimensional show.
Doors Open at 6:30 pm. Show, food, water, chocolate and wine for the audience start at 7 pm. Future Dinner Parties are May 12.
and streaming live in the "Splash" section of the Sun Times at 7:30 pm CST.
(including show, appetizer, entree, City Winery wine, DAVIDsTEA, Vosges chocolate & Voss Artesian Water from Norway), or free on-line viewing on the "Splash" section of the Sun Times website at 7:30 pm CST. More information, click on Fear No ART presents THE DINNER PARTY
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

"Chicago Fire" Star Jesse Spencer To Be Honored by Chicago International Film Festival TV Awards April 10!

"Chicago Fire" Star Jesse Spencer To Be Honored by Chicago International Film Festival TV Awards April 10


 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TELEVISION AWARDS TO HONOR “CHICAGO FIRE” ACTOR JESSE SPENCER WITH 2014 ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Jay Levine and Mary Ann Childers to Host Festive Evening, April 10, 2014 at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel


  The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards will honor Jesse Spencer, best known for his portrayals of Matthew Casey on Wolf Films/Universal Television drama "Chicago Fire" (which airs Tuesdays, 8 p.m. CT on NBC) and Dr. Robert Chase on "House," with the Artistic Achievement Award. The celebratory evening will be April 10, 2014 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel (221 N. Columbus Dr.).

The awards presentation will be hosted by Jay Levine, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent and Mary Ann Childers, a media consultant and veteran Chicago journalist.

“Jesse Spencer is a dynamic and versatile performer with an undeniable ability to seize an audience’s attention,” said Festival Founder and Artistic Director Michael Kutza.  “Performers like Spencer, who can develop a character over the course of many years, evolving and becoming increasingly complex as the series advances, possess a very special gift.  We are pleased to present him with this award for his artistic achievements on television.” 

In 2014, the Chicago International Film Festival Celebrates 50 years of honoring the best in television.  Other honorees this year include “CSI” Executive Producer Carol Mendelsohn, who will receive the Commitment to Excellence Award for Television, the production company STORY, which will receive this year’s Commitment to Excellence Award for Television Commercials, and the WTTW11 Audience Choice Award.  All awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on April 10.

ABOUT JESSE SPENCER
An Australian native, Spencer made his American television debut in the critically-acclaimed Fox series “House,” playing Dr. Robert Chase opposite Hugh Laurie for all of the show's eight seasons until the series ended in May 2012. Spencer is currently starring in the NBC hit drama “Chicago Fire” as Matthew Casey, a strong, intuitive Lieutenant who leads the Truck company and is unwavering in his commitment to the job.

Spencer's film credits include a starring role in "Uptown Girls" with Brittany Murphy, the biopic "Swimming Upstream" with Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis, as well as Spike Lee's independent feature "Girl Is in Trouble."  He has worked extensively in the U.K. and Australia, both in television and theater.  He starred in the acclaimed BBC drama "Death in Holy Orders" and has had starring roles in the BBC adaptation of "Lorna Doone" and Hallmark's "Stranded."  He began his career starring in the long-running Australian soap, “Neighbours."

TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION
Tickets ($100) to the 50th Chicago International Television Awards are available at chicagofilmfestival.com.

The 50th Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards is presented by Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival. Major Partners include American Airlines, Optimus, Sound Investment AV with support from Evening Partners Action Booth, Effen Vodka, Stella Artois and WTTW11.

ABOUT THE CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TV AWARDS
The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards is an annual international television competition culminating in an Awards Ceremony that honors the best TV commercials and television productions from around the world. Among last year’s top winners, Gold and Silver Hugos were awarded to Icon Films, Yap Films, WDR, THIRTEEN, Leo Burnett, mcgarrybowen, Yessian Music, Burrell, and Cutters. The event has honored Kelsey Grammer, Bill Kurtis, Carol Marin, FRONTLINE, Leo Burnett, ESPN Films, and Optimus, among others.

ABOUT CINEMA/CHICAGO
Cinema/Chicago is a not-for-profit cultural and education organization dedicated to encouraging better understanding between cultures and to making a positive contribution to the art form of the moving image. The Television Awards is part of the year-round programs presented by Cinema/Chicago, which also include the Chicago International Film Festival, CineYouth Festival, Intercom Competition, International Screenings Program, and Educational Outreach.