| May 16, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Carrie Fisher's return to the "Star Wars" saga is coming at a price: at least 35 pounds of flesh.
Hollywood wanting its ladies lithe is hardly news, but isn't it usually the guys who talk about roles demanding dramatic gains or losses in the heft...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Jan 21, 2013
The last time my paths crossed with William Shatner, he was drowning my Jean-Luc Picard action figure. (Well, it wasn't really mine, but he thought it was.) In my experience, Mr. Shatner just loves to have fun with science fiction fans, often needling and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story.
"Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Why is "curb appeal" important to a house and neighborhood?
Curb appeal could be called "first impression" - it is that intangible, crucial aspect of any architecture. You can spend millions on an interior but if your curb appeal is lacking, you and...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Disney has good news for Star Wars fans: Harrison Ford says he's open to taking his role once again as Han Solo for the new film!
The 70-year-old actor is reportedly upbeat about possibly reuniting with other actors from the original 1977 blockbuster....
| Nov 14, 2012
"I'm a Disney Princess!" Carrie joked. As for revisiting Leia, she says, "She's never been gone! As far as I know she's been with me forever."...
| Nov 16, 2012
Carrie Fisher's representative has confirmed that the actress isn't officially set for "Star Wars: Episode VII" yet....
| Dec 7, 2012
The highlights this weekend: “The Amazing Race” rolls to its two-hour season finale at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS. We'll learn the winning team at the end. Keep in mind, though: Football could push back that start time. The Miami at San Francisco...
| Apr 1, 2013
WonderCon attendees wielding camera phones flocked around Dawn Bright, a video game concept artist from the Inland Empire area who ......
| Feb 14, 2013
John and Dejah, Mary Jane and Peter, Catherine and Vincent, Jean and Scott. On Valentine's Day, we turn to our ......