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  • Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania

    Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania
    Between now and next Sunday, you can expect to hear a lot of people singing, "Do you want to build a snowman?" and "Let it go!" The ice show version of the Disney mega-hit "Frozen" is coming to Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, with 12 performances...
  • Finding hidden gems in cities and countries with new apps

    TORONTO (Reuters) - News apps are helping users share information about sights and hidden gems in cities and countries around the globe so other people can benefit from their knowledge. Findery, a free app for iPhone and Android available worldwide, lets...
  • Swearing princess video misses mark

     Swearing princess video misses mark
    I don't love the swearing princesses video. I actually hate it. The video, which you can see here (but be warned that the language is profane), is called F-Bombs for Feminism: Potty-Mouthed Princesses Use Bad Word for Good Cause. Dolled up girls who...
  • Endemol, ABC Studios to Produce 'Wire In the Blood' for ABC Network

    Endemol Studios and ABC Studios will co-produce "Wire In the Blood," a drama series based on the British psychological crime series, for the ABC Television Network. A.M. Homes is attached to write. David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Laurie Zaks of...
  • Mark Rylance Starring as 'The BFG' for Steven Spielberg

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - DreamWorks Studios has cast Mark Rylance as the benevolent giant who is the title character in "The BFG." Steven Spielberg will direct the adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's novel. Published in 1982, "The BFG" -- short...
  • Mystery shopper goes to the dogs

    For some of us, shopping is a pleasure but it also can be work -- and even treacherous -- as illustrated in Elaine Viets' Josie Marcus series. "A Dog Gone Murder," the 11th "Mystery Shopper" novel, features plenty of Viets' trademark humor and a seemingly...
  • Animated and quirky 'Mike Tyson Mysteries' on Adult Swim

    Animated and quirky 'Mike Tyson Mysteries' on Adult Swim
    The transformation of Mike Tyson from chump to champ, con to ex-con (to con to ex-con), from drug addict to sober vegan and from boxing to Broadway, takes perhaps its strangest turn Monday with the premiere of "Mike Tyson Mysteries," on Adult Swim. It...
  • Michael Connelly's Bosch back with a new partner, old political battles

    Michael Connelly's Bosch back with a new partner, old political battles
    'The Burning Room' By Michael Connelly. Little, Brown, 400 pages, $28 Politics can seep into police investigations, especially when a high-profile case has officials from the city to the state level jockeying for a piece of the action. LAPD...
  • 'Alpha House' Creator Garry Trudeau: Amazon Wants to Rival HBO Originals

    Garry Trudeau, who has inked the politically charged "Doonesbury" comic strip since 1970, has found himself in the vanguard of over-the-top TV programming. Trudeau's "Alpha House," a political satire starring John Goodman as a senator rooming with...
  • Film Review: 'The Connection'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The lesser-known but no less interesting Euro side of "The French Connection" story finally gets its due in Cedric Jimenez's "The Connection" (aka "La French"), a meaty, export-ready true-crime saga -- and relatively safe bet...
  • Volunteers needed to help with tax returns

    The AARP Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteers to assist seniors and low- to middle-income residents with preparing annual tax returns in Lake County. Positions also are available for greeters, manage computer equipment, etc. Free training will be...