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James Jean's latest Time-Limited Edition Giclée print Hunting Party II will be going on sale on August 28th. Print depicts the animals from the Chinese Zodiac. This edition will be limited by the amount sold in the 24 hours. Details from his site...

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Libraries are quiet places where introverts hide out to read crusty books in dusty corners. They are safe spots for kids to hang out after school until their parents pick them up. They are a refuges for homeless people. I go there regularly to borrow books and DVDs (I'm a Luddite, I know) and our...

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Quebec City is about as close as you can get to France without leaving North America. Maybe that's why the Hergé Museum in Brussels sent a selection of its choicest materials to the Museum of Civilization. Some of the first pieces on display are tributes to the creator of Tintin, not one but two busts and...

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The San Diego Comic-Con is so three weeks ago, but for me it hasn't stopped because I've been reading comics every night ever since! I won't bore you with my entire stash of purchases, but will share some of the new releases. Besides having John Holmstrom sign some Ramones albums and the Best of Punk book,...

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Recently Volcom teamed up with Stab to install a Surfing Dock anchored in the water that allows surfers to rest and hop on to a peak of wave. The dock looks really awesome but the waves crash and whip the dock so it makes for what looks to be quite the adventure. https://vimeo.com/225408543...

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We heard all sorts of of reasons NOT to visit Mexico City: Too crowded, smoggy skies, drug lords, kidnapping. Guess what? Mexico City is rad, it was easy to get around, everyone was friendly, and the only thing we missed during our summer trip was burritos. (More of a California thing.) Mexico's capital features layers of...

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It's hard to believe that I've been attending Comic-Con since 1979. I was in fifth grade and a hardcore Marvel Comics collector looking for back issues of Fantastic Four, Marvel Premiere, Invaders, and other collections. Back then it was mostly dealers selling old comics out of cardboard boxes on folding tables. These days I go...

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As a parent of a mixed race child who had a blood cancer. We were placed in a life or death situation where a transplant may have been necessary. Thankfully in my situation it wasn't but the troubles behind it were brought to our attention. People don't realize how complicated bone marrow transplants can be...

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POW! WOW! annual mural-making festivals leave legacies of beautified walls, create landmarks for locals and tourists alike, generate community, and foster civic pride. But being there during the painting is an opportunity not to be missed, and this is the third year I've been able to take my family to the opening event, which happened...