| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Apparently the thought police are alive and well. How is it possible that in a country where everyone is supposed to be entitled to their opinion, a person can be judged unfit to write a comic book just because they oppose gay marriage ("Superman author...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Oscar hosts are supposed to be irreverent and edgy, otherwise they are instantly accused of boring us silly. So Seth MacFarlane must have been surprised by the rolling backlash from his performance at last week's Academy Awards.
In a gathering storm...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Director Bryan Singer made his mark in Hollywood in 1995 with the offbeat crime drama "The Usual Suspects." That success earned him the director's chair for big-time action flicks like "X-Men" and "Superman Returns." He now enters the world of ancient...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Dwight Howard’s ex-Orlando Magic teammates channel Cee-Lo Green to deliver a message for their departed Superman and the hated Los Angeles Lakers.
(Produced by Rich Pope, Sean Pitts and Todd Stewart. Vocals by Len Xiang, Jamaal K. Solomon and...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Sitting in Virginia's quarterback meeting room on Tuesday morning, Phillip Sims learned he'd be getting practice reps with the first-team offense, and the assumed aim was that he'd get his first college start this weekend at Duke.
Other than that, it's...
| Sep 27, 2012
** (out of four)
“Inspired by actual events,” reads the opening of “Won't Back Down,” which feels inspired but not by actual events. Armed only with rah-rah determination, this drama presents the troubled school system merely as a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were putting a big-league beatdown on Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedekerin Morning Foursomes. The Euros were 3-up after 12 holes, in total command.
But then Furyk won the 13th with a par putt, McDowell splashed his tee shot on...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:14 PM
When Newport Beach native Dave Purcell heard that Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley was about to fly Saturday from Newport to Catalina Island on a jetpack, he wasn't about to miss it.
His friend — Christine Heck, 60, who was at the M...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Thrill seekers looking for a new kind of rush can head to Six Flags Great America, where X -- or the new X-Flight roller coaster -- marks the spot.
The first batch of riders boarded the Gurnee theme park's wing coaster at a preview event May 10,...
| May 18, 2012
Ever since he first burst onto the scene with his ground-breaking work in the mini-series MARVELS, Alex Ross has been one of the most notable talents in the comic-book industry. Since then, he’s gone on to win an Eisner Award - the comics equivalent...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Ravens nose tackle Terrence Cody showed good progress in his second NFL season, starting every game for the Ravens and upping his tackle total to 34 after making 13 in 2010, his rookie season. But Cody, who is entering his second year as a starter,...