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Beauty and the geek

Geek is now chic, and the Internet is filled with female makeup artists who draw inspiration from superhero comics, video games, and science fiction.
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  November 09, 2012

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

There's only one story, says the teacher near the end of this take-two of the Spider-Man franchise: who am I?
Only one story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 06, 2012

The Adventures of Captain Hub

And his adorable fuzzy sidekick, Super Quill.
By KARL STEVENS  |  September 30, 2011
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Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Joe Johnston's adaptation of the Marvel comic book exalts the virtues of optimism, decency, and perseverance in a rousing adventure of old-fashioned adolescent exuberance.
Rueful innocence and sneaky humor
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 29, 2011

The later, the better

Showcases for local talent tend to be hit-or-miss affairs. Although it provides a few bull's-eye successes, Black Box Theatre's 4th Annual One-Act Play Festival (through August 22) unfortunately is freighted with misses.
Black Box's one-act play festival
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 20, 2010