Rocky Mountain high?

Ah, Colorado. Crisp mountain air, meth-contaminated comics books and armed robbery — meddling kid and Klingon style! Investigators this week announced they have broken up a massive methamphetamine ring that brought weekly drug shipments to the Denver area through Phoenix, then laundered the profits with half a million dollars’ worth of collectible comics books — […]

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Grave concerns

Have you noticed all the strange happenings surrounding graveyards recently? First, you’ve got the one in Illinois where workers are accused of digging up bodies so they can resell the plot. And there was some question about whether Michelle Obama’s father is or isn’t buried there. (The White House now insists he isn’t and never […]

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Weekend Reading

Infographic: Inside the Disneyland Matterhorn (on the occasion of its 50th birthday) — Orange County Register, via Cool Infographics Remembering Michael Jackson as Tomorrowland’s Captain EO — Around Disney blog at OCRegister.com (What little I can remember is here.) Plus: Hidden treaures at Disneyland Same ‘Bat’ channel? io9 has an interesting look at the state […]

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Stuff I found online: ‘Indy 5,’ Weird Al’s ‘Craigslist’ and more

So, looks like we’re getting a new Indiana Jones movie — whether we want it or not. [BBC News] Infographic: Why Star Trek is cool again [SCI FI Wire] Infographic: Futuristic movie timeline [Flickr] Weird Al opens Doors with ‘Craigslist’ video [Wired] I don’t know what all the fuss is about — Captain Kirk never […]

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Perennial archvillain Christopher Lee becomes a knight

Who has had the distinction of portraying Counts Dooku and Dracula, The Man With the Golden Gun and Middle-earth’s treacherous wizard Saruman? If your answer is Christopher Lee, you’re only half right — it’s Sir Christopher Lee to you, now. The 87-year-old Hammer Studios alumnus was knighted Saturday by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, along with […]

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