| Feb 19, 2012
| 6:19 PM
While watching the survivors on AMC's "The Walking Dead" hole up in Hatlands — the local party headquarters — in recent episodes, I often thought to myself: "Man, I would love to get after it in that bar! It's just missing one thing..."
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Billy Crystal and LeBron James ain't got nothing on a zombie being shot in the head through another zombie's head!
The producers of "The Walking Dead"had to compete against both the NBA All-Star Game(Dumb) and the Oscars (Plum dumb) on Sunday night,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Black Keys have predictably sold out their show at the Verizon Center this Friday. But there's no need to pay a scalper or StubHub your life's savings for tickets.
It's likely the band will return to the area this summer to play Merriweather Post...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Editor's note: This is a special edition of Check It Out.
Summer is here. That means there's time to relax and enjoy a good book. The staff of the Newport Beach Public Library has been busy, preparing to help you take advantage of summer reading...
| Jul 14, 2011
When it comes to destination cities, Minneapolis long ago took its place with the San Franciscos, New Yorks and Montreals of North America.
It boasts impressive architecture, a vibrant arts community, and wonderful dining and shopping. And its...
| Jul 15, 2011
A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory.
Several of TV's most high-...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Canton resident Cara Demski, 26, is kind-of obsessed with zombies. This Friday, she’ll be exhibiting her love of flesh-eating monsters at the Zombies, Strippers and Beer Part Two rock show at 7 p.m. at Bourbon Street. b asked Demski for some...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:10 AM
1. Dew Tour 2011
I will never be cool enough to be a skateboarder. Or a BMXer. Generally, extreme sports ... out. But that doesn’t mean I can’t watch pros such as Bucky Lasek, Shaun White and Ryan Nyquist do their action-sports thing for the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Melissa Cowan became the iconic image for Season 1 of AMC's "The Walking Dead" by crawling through a park, without legs, as the Bicycle Girl zombie. I caught up with the Atlanta actress at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on Aug. 13 and we did this quick...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:26 PM
A classic American art form, the barber shop quartet, has been taken to a new level with the local Emerald City Chorus. It is a nonprofit dedicated to the education and performance of the complex harmonies involved in singing barber shop-style music. I...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:06 AM
This is how I imagined the meeting at MTV went when they first discussed "Death Valley"
Producer 1: Hey, you know how zombies are popular?
Producer 2: Oh yeah. And vampires. I hear they're big.
Producer 3: And werewolves. We already have a show...