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  • Snow fun then? S'no fun now

    This weekend, the Northeast is getting a snowstorm. A big one. Predictions were anywhere from 3 to 30 inches. Travel plans have been frustrated. Driving will be a mess. It is safe to say few adults are happy about the forecast. But think about it. As...
  • Taking the kids to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney

    Taking the kids to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney
    I love it when something so wholesome as Disney embraces its dark side. It's why I loved Mr. Toad's Wild Ride back before Pooh squashed him in 1998. What other ride at Disney took you on a ride to hell? (And no, it's a small world doesn't count.) So...
  • Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach

    Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach
    Avast, mateys! In case you didn't realize it, International Talk Like a Pirate Day (talklikeapirate.com) is on deck for Thursday. There's not much time to refresh your knowledge of pirate lingo before everyone is blathering about grog like scurvy...
  • JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Palomar

    Orange Coast (1-2) vs. Palomar (1-2) When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m., Escondido High Key Pirates: Fr. WR D.J. McFadden; Fr. RB Lorenzo Williams; Fr. OLB Jason Kollock; Fr. OLB Caleb Potter. Key Comets: Fr. RB Justin Harris; So. QB Ryan Lamb; So. WR...
  • Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness

    Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness
    After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
  • Disney Pulls 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ from 2015 Calendar

    After moving up Marvel's "Ant-Man" to July 31, 2015, Disney has removed from the calendar its fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" installment, which previously was slated to bow July 10 that same year. Disney released a note Tuesday that now lists the...
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • Music Publishers Crack Down on Sites Featuring Song Lyrics

    Music publishers are staging a press conference in Washington on Monday to announce that they have targeted 50 websites with takedown notices for unlicensed song lyrics, arguing that they profit from the copyrighted works by collecting advertising...
  • MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd's Compensation Was $3.3 Million in 2012

    MPAA CEO Chris Dodd's compensation package was just over $3.3 million in 2012, an increase from a year earlier according to disclosures in tax filings made public on Tuesday. Dodd, in his second year leading the industry trade organization, received just...
  • College Roundup: UCI men's soccer stuns Louisville, 1-0

    MEN'S SOCCER UC Irvine 1, Louisville 0 LOUISVILLE, Ky — Junior forward Trey Hayes scored an unassisted goal in the 69th minute to lead the visiting Anteaters to an upset of the No. 16-ranked Cardinals on Friday. Hayes had a team-best four...