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ComicFest Day 3 Photo Report: Russ Heath, Batton Lash, more

Mission Valley pop culture party wraps it up

The second annual ComicFest wrapped up on October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. This ...

ComicFest Day 2 Photo Report: Sci-fi fans & Jokerman

Mission Valley hotel/resort hosting 2nd annual pop culture bash

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/04/54299/ The second annual ComicFest is running through October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. ...

ComicFest Day 1 Photo Report: Local lights & men in tights

Second annual gathering at Mission Valley’s Town & Country Resort

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/04/54299/ The second annual ComicFest is running through October 6 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center. ...

How the Breaking Bad finale lied to you (and why you were so easily fooled)

Spoiler(s) Alert! Braining Bad and deconstucting the hoax

Okay Breaking Bad fans, I’m going on record with the belief that Walter White froze to death in that car ...

DVD/Cable TV Roundup 1971-2011 – a 12-pack of mini movie reviews

Mostly old ‘n’ obscure stuff gracing my homescreen this month

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/sep/17/53337/ The Manipulator (1971) - Directed by Yabo Yablonsky, starring Mickey Rooney, Luana Anders, Keenan Wynn. An insane Hollywood makeup ...

Linda Lovelace’s local adventures generated over 10 million San Diego dollars

How two locals got rich off the Deep Throat star

With the bio-pic Lovelace opening, purporting to tell the true-life story of world’s-first-porn-star Linda Lovelace (a story she herself frequently ...

Locals pay tribute to Valley Center's JJ Cale pt. 1 - Greg Douglass

Onetime Steve Miller Band songwriter/guitarist recalls 1st meeting the late legend

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/29/50238/ "His debut LP Naturally was one of the finest collections of songs and perfect musicianship I ever heard," says ...

RIP Escondido bluesman JJ Cale

Eric Clapton collaborator was 74.

Longtime local bluesman JJ Cale, who moved to Valley Center in Escondido in 1989, passed away on Friday, July 26, ...

Comic-Con Photo Phunnies Day 5 - Sunday

Holy hotpics, here's the last batch of Gaslamp giggles...

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/21/49776/ http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/21/49745/ Steampimpin'! http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/21/49746/ Enter Sandman? No thanks, I see the key to a better entrance... http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/21/49747/ What do you ...

Comic-Con Photo Phunnies Day 4 - Saturday

Getting yer Gaslamp geek on again

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/20/49715/ http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/20/49677/ Sure, they're cute, but my eyes keep going back to that Devil's Panties booth... http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/20/49678/ C'mon, that's how ...

Comic-Con Photo Phunnies Day 3 - Friday

More gutbusting guffaws from the Gaslamp

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/19/49555/ Parking is so scarce downtown, homeless guys are scalping open spaces... http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/19/49556/ Wait, aren't those just Madison High cheerleaders?? ...

Comic-Con Photo Phunnies Day 2 - Thursday

Great googly wooglies, a gaggle of Gaslamp giggles

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/18/49401/ Okay, I'm ready to clean the Convention Center men's room now. http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/18/49402/ He's okay, he just had a little ...

Comic-Con Photo Phunnies Day 1

Goofy gags from geektastic Gaslamp gathering...

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/17/49304/ What costume? I found these in my mattress at the hotel! http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/17/49306/ That's no whip, Emerald Areola, I'm just ...

First local post-Zimmerman verdict political cartoon

Contender Carl and Mayor Bob react....

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/14/49107/

Lambesis posts (then removes) first public statement RE murder for hire

Accused metal frontman discusses his Christianity and "What I Can Talk About"

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis posted a blog on his Tumblr page over the weekend addressing his arrest ...

Collage Menage duo shoots full-length Batman fan film

Family-friendly feature includes handmade sets & costumes inspired by Bat-TV and Bat-films

Billing themselves as the "Jesters of Rock,” Collage Menage has gone through around two dozen members since forming in 1988, ...

Videolog: Cathryn Beeks caught crawling El Cajon Blvd dive bars

Homegrown Hour video series takes a drive thru the dives

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jun/02/46744/ "The Live Dive Drive is the Homegrown Hour crew and guests bar hopping in a limo, visiting live music ...

Johnny Vernazza's all-star solo album drops June 1 on Shelter Island

Elvin Bishop guitarist celebrating 50 years in the music biz at Kona Kai Resort & Marina

"I joined San Francisco’s Local 6 in 1963 with a note from my mom," says guitar god Johnny Vernazza. Born ...

Stone Temple Pilots files lawsuit against former singer Scott Weiland

STP (with new singer from Linkin Park) suing to protect band name and songs

Stone Temple Pilots are suing their former frontman Scott Weiland, in an attempt to prevent him from using STP's name ...

Get well soon, Tim Curry - a musical overview of his forgotten rock star years

67 year-old actor/singer suffered a stroke this week

67 year-old Rocky Horror Picture Show icon Tim Curry suffered a stroke yesterday and is said to be recovering in ...