HUFF AND PUFF: Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington will aggregate some pearls of wisdom at Columbia College's Film Row Cinema. Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet will also be on hand to moderate the event. 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Eight Floor; South Loop. 7 p.m.
FLY SWATTERS: Doc Films screens one of the better horror-movie remakes in recent memory: David Cronenberg's 1986 verson of The Fly. Like the classic, Cronenberg's gory remake follows a mad scientist who's smart enough to build a teleporter but too lazy to reach for a can of bug spray. 1212 E. 59th St.; Hyde Park. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $5.
DRESSED FOR THE H-BOMB: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and historian Garry Wills stops by the Newberry Library to talk about his latest book, Bomb Power, which examines how the atomic bomb increased the president's power. Now if only someone were hosting an afterparty with Oppenheimer Analysis... 60 W. Walton; Near North Side. 6 p.m. Free.