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Actor Val Kilmer To Introduce His 'Citizen Twain' Film At Ken Cinema

Actor Val Kilmer To Introduce His 'Citizen Twain' Film At Ken Cinema

Dec. 5
By Beth Accomando

Actor Val Kilmer will be in San Diego on Dec. 8 to introduce his filmed one-man show "Citizen Twain" at Landmark's Ken Cinema.

Ret. Marine Major General Details Years In Washington, Trump's Tran...

Ret. Marine Major General Details Years In Washington, Trump's Transition

Dec. 1
By Michael Lipkin, Mark Sauer

Punaro, a former Hillary Clinton supporter, is one of many unofficial advisors to work with President-Elect Donald Trump's transition team.

Book Explores Life Of Joan Kroc, The San Diego Philanthropist Who G...

Book Explores Life Of Joan Kroc, The San Diego Philanthropist Who Gave McDonald’s Fortune Away

Nov. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

The new biography "Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away" looks into the story of the couple and their legacy.

Former Ocean Beach Theme Park The Backdrop For New Novel 'San Diego...

Former Ocean Beach Theme Park The Backdrop For New Novel 'San Diego Land'

Nov. 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new historical novel focuses on Wonderland Park, a large amusement park in Ocean Beach that had to compete with the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.

A How-To Guide For Spotting Fake News Online

A How-To Guide For Spotting Fake News Online

Nov. 16
By Michael Lipkin

Some fake news stories spread quickly during the election: an article falsely claiming Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump was shared more than 950,000 times on Facebook; an article debunking the claim was shared only 35,000 times.

Acclaimed Biographer Discusses Kafka’s Life And Work

Acclaimed Biographer Discusses Kafka’s Life And Work

Nov. 15
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dr. Reiner Stach has written five books about literary figure Franz Kafka. He will give two presentations Tuesday at San Diego State University.

The Scientific Reasons Why Teens Can Be So Moody

The Scientific Reasons Why Teens Can Be So Moody

Nov. 15
By Michael Lipkin

Teens have split-second access to areas of the brain involving emotions and novelty, but not their frontal lobes, which is in charge of impulse control, judgment and empathy.

Wives Of Wounded Veterans Share Their Experiences In New Book

Wives Of Wounded Veterans Share Their Experiences In New Book

Nov. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

For the last eight years, Barbara McNally has been sponsoring an event for the wives of wounded warriors. She's turned the stories she has encountered at these events into a book, "Wounded Warrior, Wounded Wife."

Podcast Episode 96: Zombies For Humanity

Podcast Episode 96: Zombies For Humanity

Oct. 29
By Beth Accomando

It's time for my annual check up with the Doctor of the Dead. Last year he diagnosed the self-aware zombie, this year he talks about Zombies for Humanity or zombies whose hearts have grown bigger than their brains.

San Diego Writers 'Reclaim' Their Stories

San Diego Writers 'Reclaim' Their Stories

Oct. 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Authors living in City Heights, Barrio Logan and other neighborhoods tell their stories in a new anthology that includes 19 narratives about identity, resilience and empowerment.

Bestselling Author Jennifer Weiner In San Diego To Talk About Her M...

Bestselling Author Jennifer Weiner In San Diego To Talk About Her Memoir 'Hungry Heart'

Oct. 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner is known for her novels, including "Good in Bed" and "In Her Shoes," but now she's trying her hand at nonfiction.

Podcast Episode 94: Horrible Imaginings 'Horror Lit' Primer

Podcast Episode 94: Horrible Imaginings 'Horror Lit' Primer

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando

Another podcast from Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, this time checking in with horror authors about how to translate books to film and on what the written word can do that movies can't.

Oceanside Native's First Novel About Ordinary Black Lives Met With ...

Oceanside Native's First Novel About Ordinary Black Lives Met With Praise

Oct. 12
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Oceanside native and author Brit Bennett's first novel, "The Mothers," is getting a lot of buzz. Bennett made a splash in 2014 when an essay she wrote about racial injustice published by Jezebel went viral.

San Diego Author Recounts Japanese-American WWII Unit Given 'Imposs...

San Diego Author Recounts Japanese-American WWII Unit Given 'Impossible' Missions

Oct. 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Despite those doubting their patriotism, the soldiers became some of the most decorated in the war, helping rescue a lost unit behind Nazi lines in eastern France.

Podcast Episode 93: Celebrating Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed'

Podcast Episode 93: Celebrating Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed'

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut screens Clive Barker's "Nightbreed" on Oct. 12 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas. So for this podcast I spoke with Mark Alan Miller, who produced the Director's Cut and was key in locating footage that had been thought lost.

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