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  • New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt

    New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt
    Most of us remember the hoverboard scene from the 1989 film 'Back to the Future 2.'  While the technology to create such a device was nonexistent when the film was released, many have been waiting and dreaming for the day when they can purchase their...
  • Watch Tony Hawk, Terrell Owens ride real-life (???) HUVr boards

    Watch Tony Hawk, Terrell Owens ride real-life (???) HUVr boards
    2015 is just around the corner, and you know what that means -- hoverboards! Or, to use the official brand name, HUVr boards! That's right! Just like we were promised in the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," we will soon be able to zip around...
  • Hello, Ollie

    Hello, Ollie
    Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
  • Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A

    Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A
    The Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
  • Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon

    Weekend Preview: Crazy under the supermoon
    If you are looking to do something different, and a new crowd to do it with, FAT Village is the place to be this weekend. That’s when Josh Miller throws out the welcome mat, rolls out the grill and dishes out free burgers and dogs for BBQ Friday...
  • To do Tuesday: From skateboarding to poker playing

    To do Tuesday: From skateboarding to poker playing
    Museums Meet Brian Sumner: As part of the traveling exhibit "Tony Hawk: RAD Science," the Museum of Discovery and Science (401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is holding a 1-4 p.m. seminar on the science of skateboarding and making your own skateboard...
  • Hey, Dad! 8 things to do with the kids this weekend

    Hey, Dad! 8 things to do with the kids this weekend
    Hey, you’re a cool parent.  Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids.  Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever. Way back before he...
  • At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up

    At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up
    Bucky Lasek stands atop the vert ramp hunched forward, right hand on his skateboard. Above his tidy brown chin strip and mustache, deep lines crease his cheeks. He watches other boarders drop in at practice Wednesday. Tom Schaar, 13. Mitchie Brusco,...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance

    TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Just in time for Mother's Day, it's...
  • Weekend Preview: Count your blessings with Tony Hawk, Marty McFly, Frances Ha

    Weekend Preview: Count your blessings with Tony Hawk, Marty McFly, Frances Ha
    There are plenty of “cool” things going on around here this weekend (I have lusted in my heart for “Frances Ha” for, like, weeks), but ever since this Oklahoma business, I have been looking to spend more time with my kids, OK?...