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'Rampage' Delivers Kaiju-Style Monsters

April 12
By Beth Accomando

Sometimes going into a film with low expectations can lead to pleasant surprises. Case in point: “Rampage.”

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Podcast Episode 139: Comic-Con Museum And More

March 30
By Beth Accomando

If you are a geek like I am, then the news that Comic-Con is going to open a museum was something to be excited about. Cinema Junkie sits down with executive director Adam Smith to discuss what the museum might be like and if the term is even appropriate to describe what's coming.

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Women Reflect On Their Silver Hair Journey

March 26
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Some women have said they felt empowered after embracing their grey hair. Stylist Lorraine Massey is in San Diego Monday to discuss her latest book, “Silver Hair: A Handbook.”

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Skates, Pom-Poms And One 'Gorgeous' Kid

March 23
By Michael Lipkin, Nina Garin

This weekend meshes sports and arts with an ice skating-themed circus performance and a musical about cheerleaders.

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Comic-Con's Sister Convention WonderCon Kicks Off Friday In Anaheim

March 21
By Beth Accomando

Silicone Vs. Foam Vs. Gelatin … That’s not the next superhero film from Hollywood, but it is a panel on makeup effects that you can find this weekend at WonderCon.

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'Bat Boy: The Musical' Inspired By '90s Tabloid Headline

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The Weekly World News was notorious for its outlandish covers that caught your eye at the grocery checkout. One of those headline stories featuring a half-bat, half-boy inspired the musical “Bat Boy,” which has a new production running at OB Playhouse.

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Tiki Oasis 2017: A Look At The Most Tiki Outfits

Aug. 13, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

KPBS stopped by Tiki Oasis to take a look at the best outfits this year. Here’s a sneak peek at how some of the most dedicated tiki fans dressed up.

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No Quarters Needed For Fleet's 'Game Masters' Arcade

July 27, 2017
By Michael Lipkin

It won't take much to interest science-averse kids in the latest exhibit at the Fleet Science Center. It's a retrospective of video game history, from the arcade cabinets of the 1970s to the latest computer and console games.

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Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay And A Death Star Coffee Table

July 24, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The 48th annual Comic-Con International came to a close on Sunday night. Here are a few highlights.

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San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

July 24, 2017
By City News Service

More than 1,800 units of blood were collected during the four days of Comic-Con International, the San Diego Blood Bank announced Monday.

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Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

July 23, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

Take a look at the top trending San Diego Comic-Con 2017 moments.

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Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21, 2017
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

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What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer David Glanzer

July 21, 2017
By Beth Accomando, KPBS News

San Diego’s biggest event is underway. Comic-Con International draws more than 130,000 pop culture fans every year, and this year is no different.

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MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

July 21, 2017
By Katie Schoolov

A MAD Magazine cartoonist compares the first Comic-Con in 1970 to today's crowded, pop culture extravaganza.

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'Winter' Arrives At Comic-Con With 'Game Of Thrones' Panel

July 21, 2017
By City News Service

Fresh off setting record ratings for HBO in its seventh season premiere last weekend, "Game of Thrones" cast members will appear Friday at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.

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