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Robin Williams A Beloved Figure On USO Tours (Video)

Robin Williams A Beloved Figure On USO Tours (Video)

Aug. 11
By Beth Ford Roth

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.

‘Antiques Roadshow’ Finds $1 Million Baseball Trove

‘Antiques Roadshow’ Finds $1 Million Baseball Trove

Aug. 11
Associated Press

"Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.

Rants And Raves: Comic-Con 2014

Rants And Raves: Comic-Con 2014

July 29
By Beth Accomando

The 45th Comic-Con International just ended (sob, sob) and it’s 342 days till the next one (yay!).

Singing Soldier Paul Ieti Makes Finals Of America's Got Talent (Video)

Singing Soldier Paul Ieti Makes Finals Of America's Got Talent (Video)

July 24
By Beth Ford Roth

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.

James Garner Served In Korean War, Awarded Purple Heart Twice

James Garner Served In Korean War, Awarded Purple Heart Twice

July 21
By Beth Ford Roth

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.

Batman, Zombies And Whovians To Descend On Comic-Con

Batman, Zombies And Whovians To Descend On Comic-Con

July 21
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Preview night for Comic-Con is Wednesday, but vendors are arriving already with the bigger, more elaborate booths beginning to be unloaded Monday at the San Diego Convention Center.

Batman: The Complete Television Series At Comic-Con

Batman: The Complete Television Series At Comic-Con

July 7
By Beth Accomando

Holy geekgasm! “Batman: The Complete Television Series” finally comes out on BluRay and Comic-Con will host a panel featuring Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar!

Active-Duty Soldier Amazes Judges On 'America's Got Talent' (Video)

Active-Duty Soldier Amazes Judges On 'America's Got Talent' (Video)

June 20
By Beth Ford Roth

Active-duty soldier Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, recently completed a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. While in the war-ravaged country, he used music to soothe his soul and entertain his fellow soldiers. His incredible singing voice landed him an audition on "America's Got Talent," and his performance on the show this week earned him a standing ovation and a spot in the final competition.

Museum Of Making Music: The Banjo

Museum Of Making Music: The Banjo

April 30
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad says its ultimate purpose is to make the world more musical. Visitors can get their hands on an electric banjo and make music as loud as they want at the museum’s new exhibit The Banjo; A New Day for an Old Instrument.

At 127, Sherlock Holmes Is Still Popular

At 127, Sherlock Holmes Is Still Popular

April 22
By Beth Accomando

Sherlock Holmes is looking pretty good for someone past the century mark. Come investigate the Coronado Playhouse’s production of "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure" to uncover why the famous sleuth remains so popular.

Rants And Raves: Doctor Who Turns 50

Rants And Raves: Doctor Who Turns 50

Nov. 25
By Beth Accomando

Sonic screwdrivers, weeping angels, a flying TARDIS… enter the world of "Doctor Who," the wildly popular BBC sci-fi series that turns 50 this year.

Rants And Raves: 'Breaking Bad'

Rants And Raves: 'Breaking Bad'

Sept. 30
By Beth Accomando

One of the best shows ever to grace television ended last night, it’s sad to say good-bye to “Breaking Bad.” (Spoilers will ensue.)

Interview: Voice Actor Billy West

Interview: Voice Actor Billy West

Sept. 12
By Beth Accomando

Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation continues this weekend and talented voice actor Billy West of “Futurama” will be on hand for autographs, photos and Q&A.

Will Military Spouses Choir Make Next Round Of 'America's Got Talen...

Will Military Spouses Choir Make Next Round Of 'America's Got Talent'? (Video)

Sept. 4
By Beth Ford Roth

The wives of service members from around the country have united to perform as the singing group "American Military Spouses Choir." The ladies have made it as far as the semifinals on the TV show "America's Got Talent." But will Tuesday night's performance be their last on the show?

'The Price Is Right' For San Diego-Based Sailor (Video)

'The Price Is Right' For San Diego-Based Sailor (Video)

June 4
By Beth Ford Roth

Navy FCC Christopher Roberts of the San Diego homeported USS Benfold was a contestant on the game show "The Price Is Right." Roberts's episode aired Monday, and he won the last (or first?) thing you'd think a Sailor would want to win.