| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Burbank now boasts a martial arts museum that city officials say will diversify the city’s entertainment attractions.
The Martial Arts History Museum, founded by President Michael Matsuda in 2007 in Santa Clarita, has relocated to Burbank, and it...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:41 PM
If you turn on the TV at all over the weekend, you're going to see lots and lots of political ads. We'll be fact-checking many of those spots as the November 2nd election draws near. Right now, we dig through a sort of "bag of tricks" those ads may call...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Every year around this time, WWE slowly releases the list of superstars that will be inducted into its Hall of Fame. As this happens, there are various debates that inevitably ignite.
Some of these debates -- often the topics most talked about on...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bold, Raw & Uncensored: Ghanaian Movie Posters
Through March 16, Widener Gallery, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, (860) 297-5232, trincoll.edu
Corpse-like zombies. Severed heads. Frightening hybrid man-beast monstrosities. Hovering angels...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Chuck Norris doesn't walk across bridges; bridges move under his feet.
While that's not a real fact, this one is.
Chuck Norris could be a bridge - not in Texas - but in Slovakia.
A bridge over the Morava River doesn’t connect people and places....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:40 AM
While waiting for my friend to show up at the Hillcrest Landmark, I felt a migraine coming on. I asked him to bring me some pills for it. I was able to keep the pain in check, but it was a mistake to see this movie, which has more gunfire than I think I&...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Real-life action figure Chuck Norris is blasting President Obama for allegedly working behind the scenes to create a "pro-gay Boy Scouts of America."
Norris -- an action star and well-known conservative and gun-rights activist -- made the charges in a...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:41 AM
Illustration by Michael Grant
When the electricity wound its way into my mouth, my jaws clamped down and started to spasm. I thought my teeth would be ground into dust. The Mexicans near me grinned and pushed the Spanish words for “don't break&...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Former President Teddy Roosevelt is widely known to have coined the famous axiom “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Take a visit to the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank, however, and you’ll learn he didn’t need one....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Is this purgatory?
We have a group of men society left behind, working at an outcast oil rig in Alaska. These are the kind of men who only call each other by their last names. The plane taking them back to civilization crashes in an even more remote...