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  • ‘Sin City': Rodriguez, Miller talk noir yarns, not social commentary

     
    When director Robert Rodriguez and legendary comic-book author Frank Miller released their movie “Sin City” in 2005, they had few […]...
  • You'll always be Harry Potter to me

    You'll always be Harry Potter to me
    Dear Daniel Radcliffe, I get it. You’ve made your point in recent interviews: You don’t want to succumb to Luke Skywalker—er, Mark Hamill, Syndrome and be associated with a famous franchise for the rest of your life. It’s an...
  • Long Beach mortician shares funny funeral industry stories in new book

    Long Beach mortician shares funny funeral industry stories in new book
    When it comes to death, mortician Ken McKenzie says people are far too serious.  After creating a "Men of Mortuaries" calendar featuring buff, shirtless morticians wielding shovels in 2007 and releasing "Mortuary Confidential" in 2010, the Long Beach...
  • Film Review: 'Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery'

    A painstaking, somewhat plodding labor of love, "Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery" finds filmmaker Walter Dominguez paying affectionate and exhaustive tribute to the life and work of his late grandfather, the Mexican Methodist pastor Emilio N....
  • J.K. Rowling adds more to Pottermore -- with a theme park tie-in

    J.K. Rowling has added more to her Harry Potter online universe, Pottermore. And for the first time, it's not just words -- it's also music. Rowling has written a 500-word story about Celestina Warbeck, the "singing sorceress" who is mentioned in...
  • Taking a moment to unplug, focus on happiness

    Taking a moment to unplug, focus on happiness
    I went to Mexico and read a book by a Canadian author that made me think about work in America. My vacations tend to be kind of weird that way. With a week off, I felt the need to unplug from the screens that dominate our working lives, so I settled...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater announces 2014-15 actors

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater announces 2014-15 actors
    Orlando Shakespeare Theater has given us a heads up on the faces old and new we'll see during the upcoming 2014-15 season. Lots of familiar local talent is in the lineup, as well as actors making their Central Florida debut. Single tickets the Shakes'...
  • Teaching about STDs through comic books

    Teaching about STDs through comic books
    When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet...
  • Harry Potter celebration to return at Universal Orlando

    Harry Potter celebration to return at Universal Orlando
    The Celebration of Harry Potter event that Universal Orlando hosted earlier this year will return, the resort announced today. Universal will host the second event from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2015. "Park guests were so thrilled by `A Celebration of Harry...
  • Trans community can change minds by changing discourse

    Trans community can change minds by changing discourse
    At a literary soiree in Paris, James Thurber was once told how much funnier his stories were in French. "Yes," he replied sadly. "My works lose something in the original." I thought about this line when Laverne Cox, of the Netflix show "Orange Is the...