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The Healing Power Of Superheroes

July 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dr. Janina Scarlet, founder of Superhero Therapy, incorporates pop culture characters to help patients cope with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

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How To Teach Young Children About Sept. 11

July 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes wrote “Towers Falling" as a tool to start discussions among families and in classrooms.

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A Pair Of Geeky Fringe Festival Musicals Get Restaged During Comic-Con

July 19
By Beth Accomando

A long time ago in a galaxy known as MGM, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland used to rally a ragtag crew of neighborhood kids to put on a show. That spirit also fuels a youthful theater company called Turning Tydes, which serves up a pair of geeky, do-it-yourself musical mash-ups that will run during Comic-Con.

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How To Do Comic-Con Without A Badge

July 18
By Nina Garin

The many, many things you can do over Comic-Con weekend that don't require a badge.

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San Diego Players Hooked On Pokémon Go

July 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

KPBS Midday Edition speaks to a science and technology editor about the popular augmented reality game.

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News In Numbers: Comic-Con Uses Its Super Powers To Help Fill San Diego Trolley Cars

July 18
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Taking the trolley to Comic-Con might be the worst kept secret for avoiding downtown traffic and parking fees. How big of a boost is the event for ridership numbers?

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Podcast Episode 84: Turning Tydes Serves Up Geeky Musical Mash-Ups

July 15
By Beth Accomando

If Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland were geeks, they would be putting on a "Hobbits" version of "Les Mis" or a "Star Wars" take on "The Phantom of the Opera." That's what Turning Tydes is doing at Comic-Con.

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'The Infiltrator' Serves Up Solid Real Life Procedural Thriller

July 15
By Beth Accomando

If you want to support women in film this weekend don't see the all-female "Ghostbusters" that just regurgitates an old all-male film but with women and instead see “The Infiltrator,” featuring a male lead in Bryan Cranston but scripted by a woman, Ellen Sue Brown, and serving up female roles that go beyond stereotypes.

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KPBS/Arts Three-Line Review: 'Sense and Sensibility'

July 15
By Nina Garin

All you need to know about The Old Globe's new musical, "Sense and Sensibility," . . . in three sentences.

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A Comic-Con Preview For Locals

July 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

No ticket to Comic-Con? No problem. We take a look at the many events happening throughout Comic-Con weekend.