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The economy hasn't fully recovered, so expensive leisure trips aren’t within everyone’s reach this summer. But Marie Montgomery with the Automobile Club of Southern California says some people still choose to travel.
The first full day of San Diego Comic-Con is in the books. It featured panels with stars like Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and Angelina Jolie.
Pop culture mega event Comic-Con kicked off Wednesday night with Preview Night. They limit the number of attendees, offering fans a chance to check out the exhibit hall with slightly less fear of being trampled to death.
It's Comic-Con week. Every year, over 100,000 fans gather in San Diego to immerse themselves in pop culture, including the latest in film, television, comics and more. But will it be in San Diego for long?
Auditions just kicked off in Nashville for the 10th season of American Idol. I auditioned myself a few years back. It's my last year of Idol eligibility, but sadly I'll be out of the state during the nearest auditions to the L.
The creator of famed indie comic "American Splendor," Harvey Pekar, has passed away. "American Splendor" was part of the underground comics scene of the 1960s and '70s and told stories from Pekar's life.
Hear that? That's the sound of a collective geekgasm. While some details have already been announced through various sources, this morning the official schedule for the first full day of Comic-Con was released.
Advertising has been around on Twitter in a variety of forms for a while, but it seems that it's maturing beyond being all porn webcams.
Prince continued his decades-long run of eccentric behavior by dismissing the Internet in a new interview with London's Daily Mirror.
"The Last Airbender," based on the popular anime series, hit theaters this weekend, and the reviews haven't been pretty. Roger Ebert gave it half a star (for context, he gave "Transformers 2" a full star) and opened his review with the following:
There's a growing debate over whether the Internet is a public tool, or the domain of private enterprise for generating profit. Monday, President Obama signed a memo committing the government to expanding broadband access.
Comic book fans have been in a tizzy ever since it was announced Tuesday that Wonder Woman was getting a new costume (designed by comic book legend Jim lee), as well as a revised origin.
Democratic Senator Al Franken showed that he's just like everyone else in a meeting they find boring, using a United States Senate notepad to sketch Republican Senator Jeff Sessions during Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
A civil trial brought by three journalists against the city of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department is nearing completion, with closing arguments today. The lawsuit stems from injuries suffered by journalists covering a 2007 May Day immigration rally. The jury has to decide whether the use of force against these journalists was reasonable.
Hulu finally unveiled the much-rumored Hulu Plus service today. Instead of just offering the last five episodes of a program as Hulu currently does, you'll now be able to watch the full current season of most series, as well as previous seasons of a variety of series (though not all).