| May 21, 2012
| 4:58 AM
Get free $15 3-D movie tickets from Kellogg's with codes inside specially marked boxes of cereal for a Spider-Man promotion.
Collect Spidey codes printed inside boxes of Kellogg's products and redeem them online and then print out your free ticket to...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines got its hands on its newest ship, the Carnival Breeze, in a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger sister ship to the Carnival Magic and Carnival Dream becomes the 24th cruise...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:04 PM
No one would ever question the toughness of new Ravens fullback Vonta Leach these days. Respect for him soars every time he knocks another NFL linebacker to the ground.
Yet brawn is only part of the reason why Leach is the league's highest-paid...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds X360, PS3/$59.99/Feb. 15
Despite the generational evolution found in console gaming and the industry's need to overcomplicate simple pleasures, the 2-D fighting game has remained a beloved fixture. From the...
| Feb 24, 2011
Dwayne McDuffie, a highly respected comic book and animation writer who was a co-founder of Milestone Media, a landmark company that created a multicultural comics line that introduced black superheroes such as Hardware and Static, has died. He was 49....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:16 AM
One of my guaranteed chuckles at our theme parks is during MuppetVision 3D at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Kermit the Frog and company are producing a musical spectacular and he asks what the title is.
"It's 'A Salute to All Nations … But Mostly...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:32 AM
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride at Universal's Islands of Adventure will temporarily close to prepare for its new high-def version that is scheduled to be ready for theme-park guests in March.
Tuesday, Feb. 7, will be last day to experience the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:24 PM
I took a behind-the-scenes tour Friday of the new Transformers ride opening in a few weeks at Universal Studios Hollywood.
PHOTOS: Behind-the-scenes tour of Transformers ride
For those of you who have never experienced Harry Potter and the Forbidden...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Autobots and Decepticons will square off in the middle of Universal Studios when Transformers: The Ride — 3D opens there next summer, Universal Orlando officials confirmed Thursday night.
The multimillion-dollar attraction will be a near-clone of...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 3:11 PM
UPDATE: WE HAVE WINNERS! CONGRATS TO ROGERS PARK RESIDENT JENNIFER BLACK AND JOSHUA GOES OF BEAVER DAM, WISC.
What would you ask the stars of "The Vampire Diaries?" I might be able to help you out. (Translation: I have free tickets to hand out!)...