- Feb. 19
I have to say I was a bit surprised to see fellow Shakespeare buff Kim Keeline in a news report about an incident involving a run in with mall security guards. As she said, "When I chose my long floral skirt and the matching puff sleeved Victorian top, and put the green feather in my hair, I didn't realize I would be seen as a threatening figure." Here's her story.
- Feb. 3
A town warmly welcoming home Army Lt. Chuck Nadd from Afghanistan with a ticker tape parade was the third most popular ad during Super Bowl 2014, according to USA TODAY's Ad Meter.
- Jan. 27
The country that contributed Ingrid Bergman, Stieg Larsson, and IKEA to the world's cultural landscape has made yet another offering for us to enjoy. This time, a group of Swedish Marines stationed in Afghanistan performed what some are calling a sexy version of the song "Greased Lightnin'" from the musical "Grease."
- Dec. 13
Guess what day it is? Not just Friday the 13th, but also the day before the Army-Navy game. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert took part in a hilarious spirit video that parodies the infamous GEICO Hump Day Camel Commercial.
- Dec. 5
“The Punk Singer” (opening Dec. 6 at the Digital Gym Cinema) is a documentary focusing on Kathleen Hanna, the dynamic lead singer of Bikini Kill. She was a feminist and activist who mysteriously stopped singing in 2005.
- July 23
Hollywood loves to advertise its product but the marketing campaigns for many films fall flat or fail to inspire. Not the case with "The Wolverine" (opening July 26 throughout San Diego).
- July 23
Guest blogger Tony Weidinger says he's been going to Comic-Con ever since his mom took him as a baby in a stroller. He writes about the changes he's seen in the past two decades.
- July 22
- Evening Edition
The 43rd Comic-Con came to a close last night, and as usual there was far too much to do in four days.
- July 19
San Diegans are used to seeing superheroes and vampires take over downtown every summer for Comic-Con, which draws 130,000 attendees. But for those, who've never been, here's an introduction.
- July 18
While an "Assassin's Creed" pirate ship docks behind Comic-Con, a panel on the zombie apocalypse takes place inside. Check out the video.
- July 18
Just ahead of Comic-Con day one, KPBS Morning Edition's Deb Welsh talks with KPBS arts reporter — and longtime Comic-Con attendee — Beth Accomando.
- July 11
Like Civil War reenactors from this galaxy, the 501st Legion of Star Wars stormtroopers have very strict costuming requirements.
- June 25
A recent Supreme Court ruling suggests we are moving closer to Dirty Harry’s point of view than Serpico’s.
- June 19
Marine veteran Alex Minsky went through boot camp at MCRD San Diego and received further training at Camp Pendleton, before being deployed to Afghanistan in 2009. He lost a leg and suffered major brain injuries in an IED blast. But now, Minsky is making headlines as a top underwear model.
- June 11
Comic-Con badges sold out in less than two hours on February 16 but anyone who registered for passes but failed to get any will have one more chance to get into the largest pop culture convention in America.