Comic-Con 2015: Electronic sports players paid to play video games, can earn millions

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Lora Marie Taylor has broken through the wine glass ceiling, so to speak, but admits there's still work to be done.   Read More...
 
Framed to the west by the cobalt blue Pacific and to the east by the green chaparral-covered Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara has been luring travelers from near and far for five centuries.   Read More...
 
Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster criminal and civil claims being pursued by his accusers, their lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.   Read More...
 
Airbnb, the website that allows owners to rent out their properties to short-term renters, expects to see 70 percent more rentals than on a typical weekend during this year's Comic-Con International.   Read More...
 
Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as "Nashville" and "Ocean's Eleven," has died. He was 77.   Read More...
 
Forget bikini season. Members of Nerdstrong Gym hit the weights hard for con season.   Read More...
 
"They wear overalls, but they don't have shoulders. How does that work?" marvels Jon Hamm.   Read More...
 
Ten years ago, writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker got a group of actor friends together to do a live run-through of a script they were working on titled "Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars." They had so much fun with the actors that it spawned a Los Angeles-based show, in the style of radio plays, now known as "The Th   Read More...
 
Couldn't get badges for this year's Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center? That doesn't mean you still can't get in on the action of the four-day ultimate nerd convention.   Read More...
 
At age 4, Taylor Albin decided what he wanted to be when he grew up.   Read More...
 
Remember that scene in, well, essentially every zombie movie where hundreds of the undead swarm toward the nearest brain?   Read More...
 
July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the holiday weekend.   Read More...
 
Today's full-time orchestras, the music director usually conducts less than half of the ensemble's home concerts, sometimes much less.   Read More...
 
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"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".   Read More...
 
Eli Roth may be the perfect host for "Shark After Dark," the late-night talk show that is part of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," starting July 5.   Read More...
 
We all know the mythology behind James Cameron's 1984 classic "The Terminator" and his even better 1991 follow-up "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."   Read More...
 
It was hot and sunny on a recent Friday afternoon, but inside a century-old Los Angeles theater, in a dimly lit room at the top of a narrow winding stairway, it felt like a different world.   Read More...
 
Trying to describe the Itzik Hagadol experience to a friend, I said it was like going to a Korean restaurant, where as soon as you sit down, about a dozen small dishes arrive and you wonder why you're bothering to order anything else - except you can't resist.   Read More...
 
Most of us know about the demons that plagued singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse's meteoric music career and resulted in her death at age 27 in 2011.   Read More...
 
Most people who enter the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office are picking up a loved one's belongings or an autopsy report.   Read More...
 
 
 
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