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  • Should we call the cosmos seeking ET? Or is that risky?

    Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? Instead of love, of course, astronomers are looking for alien...
  • A race to the finish in the age of edge

    We live in the age of edge, an age in which edginess is the grail for almost everything: popular literature, visual arts, music, sports (think Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman), journalism and especially television. In fact, just about the only medium...
  • Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II

    Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II
    Thanks to Michelle Brandfon's heroic great-aunt, there are dozens of descendants of the Stermer family today in the United States and Canada. Her great-aunt, Esther Stermer, was a Jewish matriarch who hid with her husband, six children and two...
  • Exclusive: Harry Potter characters get Pop! vinyl figures

     
    Accio new toys! Funko and Warner Bros. are reimagining Harry Potter and his Hogwarts pals for the Pop! vinyl figures […]...
  • ‘Crimson Peak’ trailer: Guillermo del Toro unveils gothic horror show

     
    Guillermo del Toro has described his new big-screen Gothic romance “Crimson Peak” as a movie that comes very close to […]...
  • Reel Critics: 'Jupiter' doesn't ascend much

    Chop up several screenplays from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek." Add a large helping of plot features from "The Matrix" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." Throw in some human exploitation from "Wall Street" and "Soylent Green." Then glaze over everything with...
  • Orlando Shakes adds performance of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    Orlando Shakes adds performance of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
    Orlando Shakespeare Theater has added an additional performance of its popular production "To Kill a Mockingbird," which has been regularly selling out. The extra show will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • 'Zodiac' author comes home to share her new novel

    BAL HARBOUR, Fla. As a kindergartner, Romina Garber moved to Northeast Miami-Dade from Argentina without speaking a lick of English, but she quickly embraced her new home and language. She became editor in chief of her high school newspaper and later...
  • JPL worker counts down toward a writing career

    JPL worker counts down toward a writing career
    For decades, Jean Walker’s writing career existed only between shifts at La Caņada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and family dinners. She’d scribble notes after putting her two young daughters to bed, ideas for romance novels flying through...
  • Laura van den Berg's 'Find Me' captures a memorable apocalypse

    Ninety-five years ago T.S. Eliot published "The Wasteland," one of the first and bleakest visions of a shattered modern world. Nearly a century later, we're awash in fictional dystopias. Science fiction writers tilled this stony ground for decades...
  • Review: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'

    Review: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'
    Silly, sadistic and finally a little galling, "Kingsman: The Secret Service" answers the question: What would Colin Firth have been like if he'd played James Bond? With faint traces of boredom in his eyes, Firth portrays one of the crack gentlemen-spies...