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Little Fish Holds Comic Savvy On Friday

Dec. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Little Fish Comic Book Studio on El Cajon Boulevard likes to think of itself as an ambassador for comic books. You can find out what that means on Friday when the studio holds a Comic Savvy.

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Podcast 132: Revisiting David Cronenberg's 'Crash'

Dec. 8, 2017
By Beth Accomando

For this podcast, Arts & Culture Reporter Beth Accomando turns to her archives for an interview with David Cronenberg about his 1996 film "Crash," adapted from J.G. Ballard's controversial 1973 novel revolving around people with symphorophilia, in this case, car-crash sexual fetishism.

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Isabel Allende Discusses New Book, Trump’s Wall And #MeToo

Dec. 3, 2017
By Jean Guerrero

On tour for her new book, "In The Midst of Winter," the internationally renown Chilean author Isabel Allende sat down for an interview with KPBS.

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Women Who Overcame Adversity Are Subject Of New Book By National City Teacher

Nov. 14, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A National City teacher profiled 25 women who overcame adversity in her new book "Still I Rise: The Persistence of Phenomenal Women."

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Book Celebrates 'Literary Witches'

Oct. 31, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Halloween is the day to celebrate witches. A new book, "Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers," helps readers celebrate witches throughout the year.

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Podcast Episode 129: Bruce Campbell, Hail To The Chin Baby

Oct. 27, 2017
By Beth Accomando

"Ash Vs. Evil Dead" season three opener has been postponed to February! So if you want your Bruce Campbell fix in October, check out this podcast and his new book, "Hail to the Chin."

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Bruce Campbell Signing At Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

Oct. 26, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Bruce Campbell, a Comic-Con favorite for his role as Ash in the "Evil Dead" movies and Starz show, was at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Thursday to sign his new book, "Hail to the Chin."

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Podcast Episode 127: Giallo Cinema, Killing It With Style

Oct. 5, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Italian giallo cinema is something everyone needs to experience at least once. It consumes you like a fever dream and assaults your senses with an audacious excess of style. Soak up some glorious giallo elegance with this podcast.

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Create Your Own Film Class With Series Devoted To Hitchcock, Giallo

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

October and Halloween are just around the corner and that means some fun film programming. Angelika Film Center hosts its month-long Hitchcocktober fest while Digital Gym Cinema features a Giallo film series.

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One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

Sept. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Central Library hosts a nine-part program, running Tuesdays Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, of diverse films that address the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection “The Sandcastle Girls.”

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SDSU Professor Writes Book On History Of Left-Handedness

Sept. 26, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Howard Kushner, professor emeritus at San Diego State University, wrote about the history of left-handedness in "On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History."

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How One Writer Built A Career Off Side Hustles

Sept. 20, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

According to one estimate, more than 44 million Americans have a side hustle and for some, a second job could be more than another stream of income.

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Gretchen Rubin's New Book: Knowing Your Personality Profile Can Help You Improve Your Life

Sept. 18, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

Rubin will discuss "The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How To Make Your Life Better (And Other People's Lives Better, Too)" at events in Rancho Santa Fe and San Diego on Wednesday.

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Classics Return To Ken Cinema

Sept. 14, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Landmark’s Ken Cinema kicks off another week of cinema classics.

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'The Sandcastle Girls' Author In Town For Kickoff Events For One Book, One San Diego

Sept. 12, 2017
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

"The Sandcastle Girls" is a multi-generational tale that spans nearly 100 years and focuses on the Armenian Genocide.