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Ron Perlman added to Salt Lake Comic Con guest list; event kicks off Thursday

Ron Perlman joins the list of celebrity guests for Salt Lake Comic Con, which gets underway Thursday.

Sutton Foster promises 'an intimate look at me' at BYU performances

For her “An Evening with Sutton Foster” performances to open BYU’s Bravo! Professional Performing Arts series, the two-time Tony winner and Broadway luminary has a clear objective... Read more »

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'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office

The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes. Read more »

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It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one. Read more »

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Read 1,001 books? Ranger Doug did it on a tour bus

The songs Ranger Doug writes often take on a certain literary quality. That's not by chance. The yodeling frontman for Riders in the Sky, a local Grammy-winning western band, has had more than... Read more »

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Frank Lloyd Wright school's future divides leaders

The future of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has divided the institution named for the iconic designer. The quest to keep its accreditation status has some school board members... Read more »

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'Guardians' stays atop cinemas amid worst summer since 2006

"Guardians of the Galaxy," the hit movie about a group of misfit superheroes from Walt Disney's Marvel studio, stayed atop U.S. and Canadian theaters as Hollywood wrapped up what is poised to be... Read more »

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For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so... Read more »

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10 things to know before going to Salt Lake Comic Con

Ten things you need to know before attending Salt Lake Comic Con for the first time. Read more »

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Book review: Teens' battle between light, dark in 'Luminescence'

Connor, Lexa and Melanie search for their kidnapped (and possibly dead) friend, Dr. Timberi. In the process, they find more about their own powers and the depth of their friendship. The challenge... Read more »

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Salt Lake Comic Con and Utah Symphony present video game concert

Salt Lake Comic Con and Utah Symphony are teaming up to present a musical immersion into the world of video games. Read more »

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Book review: Professors share business lessons learned on road trips

Jump in the car with three business professors as they journey across America's back roads to discover uncommon lessons that will invigorate the mind of any aspiring businessperson. Read more »

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Captain Underpants continues to plumb his young audience

"Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000" is Dav Pilkey's 11th novel about the adventures of a hero who not only saves the day but also gets kids to read. Read more »

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Book review: Novellas in 'Summer in New York Collection' sparkle with clean romance

The latest in a growing string of award-winning romantic short stories, "A Timeless Romance Anthology: Summer in New York Collection" brings readers face to face with the big city and the love that... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Book review: 'A Life Intercepted' is simple yet compelling

Charles Martin tells a wonderful and simple story that offers tremendous lessons for readers in "A Life Intercepted," which is due out in September. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Golden oldies mark Blu-ray upgrades, DVD debuts this week

“Out of the Past,” arguably the best film noir ever made, and some classic “Looney Tunes” receive Blu-ray upgrades this week, and a number of sought-after titles mark their... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Author and Iraq war veteran shares lessons of war through novel

Author and Iraq war veteran Michael Pitre hopes to honor the friends he made during his deployments as a Marine through his debut novel "Fives and Twenty-fives." Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Book review: 'Painted Horses' transports reader to the Wild West

Malcolm Brooks writes about his home of Montana before it was settled. His tale in "Painted Horses" is full of uninhabited expanses, Native Americans, painted horses and how big business managed to... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Book review: 'A Little Something Different' is an original, enjoyable love story

An original love story is told from 14 different points of view — none of them the romantic interests themselves. Follow along as the townspeople, one squirrel and a park bench tell why they... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage

A brotherly reunion is coming to the City of Brotherly Love: Family band Kings of Leon will play its first show Sunday in Philadelphia since drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ TV series makes its DVD debut this week

John Travolta had his breakout role in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” which leads TV shows on DVD this week. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Jim Bennett: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an undeniably good thing

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: How media could help the family

In Chapter 10 we will look at some of the things that the larger institutions of our society could do (or stop doing) to better support the smallest institution of the family. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Getting ready for Salt Lake Comic Con: Families plan for upcoming convention

For months, the McKinney family has been laboring together over a set of costumes for Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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