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  • Area 51: The real cover-up

     Area 51: The real cover-up
    Last week, the U.S. government declassified a report about a secret facility in Nevada. Such declassifications are nothing new but, from the report's 400 pages, two words immediately jumped out: Area 51. The government had finally acknowledged the name of...
  • Live review: Earl Sweatshirt at the El Rey Theatre

    Live review: Earl Sweatshirt at the El Rey Theatre
    On Wednesday night, everyone who went to see Earl Sweatshirt perform at the El Rey Theatre got a free cartoon-y mask of the rapper’s visage. It was for a photo shoot -- a sea of Earls staring back at the El Rey stage. But a lot of people kept them...
  • Jennifer Lawrence gets costume close-up in 'X-Men' director's photo

    Jennifer Lawrence gets costume close-up in 'X-Men' director's photo
    Jennifer Lawrence returns as Mystique in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and she's got a costumed photo to prove it. Director Bryan Singer is bringing new meaning to the phrase "behind the scenes," using social media to pique fan interest for his next...
  • Animal Planet's mermaid hoax special draws record ratings

    Animal Planet's mermaid hoax special draws record ratings
    Last year, Animal Planet aired the "docufiction" special "Mermaids: The Body Found" and grabbed the cable channel's strongest ratings since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006. So it's no surprise that last weekend, they returned to the ocean for "Mermaids:...
  • DC Villains Month: ‘Justice Leagues’ revealed; Greg Pak on Darkseid

     
    Which Justice League enemy is big enough and bad enough to seize and rename DC Comics’ flagship series? Darkseid is. […]...
  • ‘Odd Duck’: Cecil Castellucci’s quirky tale celebrates strangeness

     
    “Odd Duck,” by Cecil Castellucci and Sara Varon, chronicles the quirky friendship between two ducks — Theodora, who swims with […]...
  • PS4? New Xbox? Nah, it’s the little games that matter

     
    There's a tiny orange box moving around the screen of the PlayStation Vita. Its name is Chris. It is an […]...
  • ‘Primates’ graphic novel explores work of Goodall, Fossey, Galdikas

     
    Author Jim Ottaviani has made a name for himself writing graphic novels about some of the greatest minds in science, […]...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Is romance in the air for Sookie?

    'True Blood' recap: Is romance in the air for Sookie?
    Louisiana’s violent crackdown on vampires grows nastier in “True Blood” Episode 63, “You’re No Good.” The state has plenty of resources – including lethal new weapons – but the undead are fighting back. To...
  • 'True Blood' recap: High stakes for Bill (Bilith?) in season opener

    'True Blood' recap: High stakes for Bill (Bilith?) in season opener
    Remember how “True Blood” ended last August? The Vampire Authority compound is in flames. Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) drinks all the sacred blood supposedly preserved from Lilith (Jessica Clark), the mother of all vampires. Then Bill...
  • In 'Daily Show' hosting debut, John Oliver goes after NSA

    In 'Daily Show' hosting debut, John Oliver goes after NSA
    John Oliver made his debut as the temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Monday night, and he did not disappoint.  “Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird. It looks weird, it feels weird, it even sounds weird....