How does P!NK feel this good sober? By flying hundreds of feet in the air over thousands of adoring fans in gold sequined heels, of course! As more of a P!NK fan via radio, I knew many of her hits from “The Truth About Love” album and was excited to see the show. Little did I know that the extravaganza I was about to witness would make me giggle and squeal like a teen with a major girl crush. The show opened inconspicuously with P!NK’s sidekick and ringmaster of ceremonies, Rubix Von Füchenhürtz. He maneuvered throughout the crowd, posing for photos, licking the heads of unsuspecting bald men and sipping beers … Read more
Andy Herren, a fellow Chicagoan and improvisor, recently won the 15th Season of Big Brother on CBS. Big Brother is a reality game show…of sorts. Guests of the house are asked to have no interaction with the outside world and have their lives taped 24/7. Literally, you can watch them on the live feed all day and night. Andy and I got to sit down and dish all about the Big Brother gossip, what life is like as a reality TV star and what his plans are with all that sweet cash. Cheeky: Alright Andy, you are rich and famous now. What are the best parts? Andy Herren: All the free drinks people … Read more
The beautifully lyrical Smokefall just finished its run at the Goodman Theatre. Written by the “formidably talented” (The New Yorker) playwright Noah Haidle and directed by Obie Award-winning Anne Kauffman, Smokefall explores the passage of time and fleeting pleasures of life through three generations of a Midwestern family. We caught up with lead actress Catherine Combs, who plays Beauty, to discuss her passion for the production, how she’s similar to her character and the Cheekiest thing she’s done in the past year. Cheeky: Tell us a little bit about how you got into acting and the Chicago theatre scene. Catherine Combs: I’ve been acting for most of my life and after high school it made … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!