- April 1
Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.
- March 31
If you were unable to buy tickets for this summer's Comic-Con then you might want to consider WonderCon, Comic-Con's little sister. But don’t hesitate because WonderCon is looking to sell out as well.
- March 24
- Midday Edition
The third season of the KPBS series begins Thursday. The first episode examines the variety of plants, flowers and trees in the gardens of Balboa Park.
- March 23
Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Parsons will be among a dozen honored as outstanding alumni by the University of San Diego.
- Dec. 24
- Midday Edition
Chicano cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is on the team working on a new animated comedy sitcom tackling changing demographics and immigration. "Bordertown" debuts on Fox in fall 2015.
- Dec. 4
As sexual assault allegations against famed comedian Bill Cosby mount, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced today the Navy is revoking the title of honorary Chief Petty Officer presented to Cosby in 2011.
- Sept. 19
With Halloween just around the corner, Son of Monsterpalooza — a convention celebrating movie monsters — was just what I needed last weekend.
- Sept. 4
Groundbreaking comedian Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was a longtime supporter of the USO, even being named the 2001 USO of Metropolitan New York’s Woman of the Year.
- Aug. 13
Did you catch Army Pfc. Paul Ieti's live performance Tuesday night on "America's Got Talent"? The singing soldier attempted to wow the judges with his rendition of the One Direction ballad "You & I."
- Aug. 12
On Monday there was a little less laughter in the world. Actor and comedian Robin Williams was pronounced dead at 12:02 p.m. on Aug. 11 and Tuesday, the Marin County Sheriff revealed Williams had died of hanging and suicide is suspected.
- Aug. 11
Actor Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, had visited both Afghanistan and Iraq in 2010 as part of a USO tour to bring entertainment to the troops during the holidays. But it was his visit to Kuwait in 2007, and how his military audience reacted during the retreat ceremony, that may have been the most memorable.
- Aug. 11
"Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.
- July 29
The 45th Comic-Con International just ended (sob, sob) and it’s 342 days till the next one (yay!).
- July 24
The judges from the TV talent competition "America's Got Talent" voted unanimously on Wednesday night to send 21-year-old Army Pfc. Paul Ieti to Radio City Music Hall for the show's finals. Ieti, an active-duty soldier, recently returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
- July 21
James Scott Bumgarner, a.k.a. James Garner, served in the Merchant Marines, the Oklahoma National Guard, and the U.S. Army. Garner was injured in the Korean War and twice awarded the Purple Heart before being discharged in 1952.
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