Neil deGrasse Tyson on Comic-Con: ‘It gives me hope for the future’

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Suzette Valle at Comic-Con
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If Comic-Con gives Neil deGrasse Tyson hope for the future of civilization, then geekdom will lead the charge. Comic-Con has come a long way from the comic book convention that started in 1970. It has evolved into the foremost event for pop-culture. Besides comics, movies, and TV shows, there’s something constructive happening at this convention: a con […]

Comic-Con: Interview with Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, “The Good Place” TV Show

Kristen Bell and Ted Danson Comic-Con The Good Place. Photo S. Valle

According to Bell, getting the call from show creator Mike Schur “was, maybe, the most flattering day of my life.” Speaking to Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, together, at Comic-Con in San Diego about their new fall TV show, “The Good Place,” had us feeling good about it. The 13 episode straight-to-series order by NBC […]

FanFest and All Star Game Week Kick Off Friday in San Diego

Performance Center Under Armour

Major League Baseball’s All Star Game Week kicks off Friday with FanFest. The five-day event will take place at the San Diego Convention Center, July 8-12. Theme days at FanFest will have something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s this year’s lineup of theme days at FanFest. Friday, July 8 – Opening Day/Kids Day. Friday highlights include a […]

Movie Review: ‘Legend of Tarzan’ Swings and Misses

Legend of Tarzan

“Legend of Tarzan” swings into theaters for the 4th of July weekend. The story brought to us by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912, gets an update from director David Yates. Many Generation Yers like me grew up with the tale of Tarzan. Just say the name and the first thing that comes to mind is Tarzan’s iconic jungle call. […]

Movie Review: The BFG is Rootin’, Tootin’ Fun!

Steven Spielberg directs Ruby Barnhill in The BFG

Movie Review: The BFG is Rootin’, Tootin’ Fun! “The BFG” is short for the big friendly giant. It’s the title of a book written by author Roald Dahl in 1982, and it’s the basis of the Disney movie hitting theaters, Friday, July 1. This book-to-film project is also the first Disney-branded movie directed by Steven Spielberg. With Spielberg at the helm, there’s a certain […]