| Nov 8, 2013
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark World” movie poster.
The poster, released on Nov. 6, features Lego versions of the stars of the upcoming Marvel film in a promotion for...
| Nov 8, 2013
Stroll end to end at IndieCade, a now-annual game festival and conference in Culver City, and there’s as much for the spectator as there is for the player.
Look right, and four people are walking around with robots on their heads, walk left and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012
At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...
| Nov 23, 2013
Conductor Arnie Roth has seen eyebrows raise when talk of his career — he is a member of the Grammy-winning music ensemble Mannheim Steamroller, and has performed with Diana Ross and Jewel — turns to the most-recent blip on his resume:...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The Thanksgiving deals keep coming, with a big round of stores throwing open their doors at 8 p.m.
Hundreds of shoppers rushed into the Kohl's at Stonewood Center in Downey, quickly nabbing all of the available shopping carts as they took off in their...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers.
Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The book "Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation" by Blake Harris will be published in May. And it's already headed to the big screen, thanks to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
Variety reports that Rogen and Goldberg are...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:50 PM
"Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets.
The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Though not billed as such, a kind of battle royal occurred Friday night in Echo Park. Pitting man versus machine, human hands versus electric circuits, eardrum-massaging bass tones versus mesmerizing, interlocked beats, the duel played out before a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:21 AM
An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900.
[Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...