| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Walt Disney World started stocking "Frozen" merchandise in October, ahead of the animated musical's November release, and products have been flying off store shelves ever since.
As Jezebel noted earlier this week, major retailers including Wal-Mart...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Burbank resident Jennifer Smith works three jobs and, for the most part, tried to pinch pennies as much as she could. And for that, her credit was nearly flawless.
At least that was the case until several weeks ago, when an alleged thief opened...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too.
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| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
My colleague and fellow Japadog eater David Ng is reporting that Mayor Eric Garcetti is making a bid for "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas to bring his art museum to L.A. (Apparently San Francisco and Chicago are also making bids.) To entice Lucas,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ubisoft's bug-eyed Rabbids are about to tell TV producers in Hollywood a lot without being able to say much at all.
The animated characters that communicate in gibberish and a lot of shouting are the stars of "Rabbids Invasion," a series that has...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The Toys R Us store on La Cienega and Santa Monica Boulevard is likely to be swarmed by screenwriters and producers this week, given the $69-million opening of “The Lego Movie” over the weekend. If Legos can kill at the box office, they will...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Sure, piles of new games are being unveiled at the E3 video game show in Los Angeles -- “Call of Duty” (“Advanced Warfare”), “Grand Theft Auto” (“5”) and “Lara Croft” (“Rise of the Tomb...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.
Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...
| Jul 22, 2014
Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...