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San Diego Poet Explores Anxieties Of Living In Wildfire Prone Area

Nov. 29
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Patrick Coleman writes about adversity and triumph in his Berkshire Prize-winning book "Fire Season.”

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A Marvel Of A Man: Stan Lee Dead At 95

Nov. 12
Beth Accomando / NPR

Lee gave us over six decades' worth of superheroes we could identify with, characters like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, who reacted to superpowered crises in believably flawed, human ways.

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Poe Scary Story Winners For Halloween

Oct. 29
By Beth Accomando

Earlier this month San Diego Writers, Ink held its annual Edgar Allan Poe Scary Story contest and now the winning authors read their stories as a Halloween treat.

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Podcast Episode 153: Witches In History And On Film

Oct. 30
By Beth Accomando

A discussion of witches through history and on film from ancient Rome to "Rosemary's Baby" and Monty Python.

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How A Woman's Search For Enlightenment Led Straight To A Cult

Oct. 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

Renee Linnell thought she had won the lottery when she met Lakshmi at a meditation seminar. She was looking for truth and peace. Instead, she wound up in what she believes was a cult — and lost everything.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: The Arty Side Of Halloween

Oct. 26
By Nina Garin

Halloween in San Diego isn't just about pumpkin patches and haunted houses. There are plenty of spooky arts events happening around town.

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An Old Classic And A Trio Of New Films For This Weekend

Oct. 12
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Italian Film Festival wraps up this weekend, TCM Big Screen Classics hosts a screening of “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,” and a trio of new Hollywood releases hit theaters.

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Biography Details Impact First Lady Betty Ford Had On The Country

Sept. 24
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Lisa McCubbin writes about First Lady Betty Ford's contributions in the new biography, “Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer.”

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Celebrate Art House Theater Day This Sunday At Digital Gym Cinema

Sept. 20
By Beth Accomando

The Art House Convergence is holding its third annual Art House Theater Day on Sunday, Sept. 23 and Digital Gym Cinema is representing San Diego with the noir classic “Pitfall.”

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What Sleep Disorders Can Teach Us About Getting A Better Night's Rest

Sept. 20
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In “Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night’s Rest,” science writer Henry Nicholls explores sleep.

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Podcast Episode 151: Teaching Zombies

Sept. 14
By Beth Accomando

The Doctor of the Dead, Arnold T. Blumberg, uses zombies to teach media literacy and critical thinking. He has also just written a geeky, well-researched history of the zombie, "Journey of the Living Dead."

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The Story Of The Brown Family Is The Story Of California

Sept. 12
By Pat Finn

In "The Browns of California," Miriam Pawel explores the family dynasty which produced two governors. During their terms in office, both father and son transformed the state and left an enduring legacy.

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PBS Series Highlights America's 100 Best-Loved Novels

Sept. 11
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

"The Great American Read" is celebrating classic novels like "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Frankenstein," and more contemporary titles, like "Gone Girl" and "Fifty Shades of Grey."

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Pop Culture Convention Provides Backdrop For New Novel

Aug. 29
By Beth Accomando

A pop culture convention much like Comic-Con provides the backdrop for Richard Andreoli's new novel, "Battle at the Comic Expo." He will be at Mysterious Galaxy Saturday, Sept. 1, to sign books.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Phantom' To Festivals

Aug. 24
By Nina Garin

A favorite musical returns. Plus, there’s free music in Carlsbad and a day of books at Liberty Station.

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