How you can help encourage open source in the International Game Developers … – opensource.com

Comic Con comes to Sacramento – Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Comic Con comes to SacramentoAmador Ledger-DispatchOn Friday, March 7, comic fans will descend on Sacramento for the inaugural Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con. In attendance will be Stan Lee, of…

11 Essential Nashville Songs: Country Classics That Make the Show – TV Fanatic

11 Essential Nashville Songs: Country Classics That Make the ShowTV FanaticNashville is where legends are made, and aspiring stars chase their dreams. A unique blend of culture, personality and drama,…

Unmask your inner super hero at Sacramento’s Comic Con – Lodi News-Sentinel

Unmask your inner super hero at Sacramento’s Comic ConLodi News-SentinelGareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Universe, poses with a Wookie character from “Star Wars” at the Big Apple Comic Con in…

Tyson Clabo critical of Wells report – ESPN

Tyson Clabo critical of Wells reportESPNMIAMI — Add Tyson Clabo to the list of Miami Dolphins players who are critical of the Ted Wells report. Clabo, in an interview Thursday…

San Francisco: Famed ‘Bushman’ of Fisherman’s Wharf reported dead – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — The death of San Francisco’s notorious Bushman — one of two men who have made a living for decades by scaring tourists at Fisherman’s…

This week’s Washington, DC concert picks at Howard Theatre, Blues Alley and … – Examiner.com

Examiner.comThe top of this year is yielding some great concerts and musical events here in Washington DC. Our nation’s capital is known for being very diverse and rich in culture…

Our picks for the 2014 Academy Awards – Dailybarometer

Our picks for the 2014 Academy AwardsDailybarometerHere at the Arts & Entertainment page, we’ve covered everything from the best films of 2013 to Ricky Gervais’ pet projects. We love pop…

Miley Cyrus twerking circus stops at LA’s Staples Center – Long Beach Press-Telegram

Long Beach Press-TelegramLOS ANGELES >> The spectacle that is pop culture sensation Miley Cyrus touched down for nearly two hours Saturday night at Staples Center and despite twerking, lots of…

Cleveland Browns notes: Mike Pettine lauds Michael Sam – News-Herald.com

News-Herald.comBrowns coach Mike Pettine supports Sam’s decision to announce his sexuality. “I just think in today’s culture … I applaud what he did,” Pettine said. “In the NFL, it’s a…

Fashion Week offers city a makeover – Sacramento Bee

Fashion Week offers city a makeoverSacramento BeeThe people behind Sacramento Fashion Week are trying to change that casual culture. The week of events, which concludes today with the fall-winter designer…

New Denver Museum of Nature & Science wing features treasures both seen … – Denver Post

Denver PostVisitors to the $70 million new wing of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have been able to see plenty of things since it opened on Feb. 14:…

WAP!: Fort Lauderdale’s First Comic Con Coming In May – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

WAP!: Fort Lauderdale’s First Comic Con Coming In MayNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)Comic Con, Fort Lauderdale’s first large-scale comic book, video game, and pop culture convention. And if there are…

Wizard World Begins 2014 Comic Con Tour with Back-To-Back Successes in … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Wizard World Begins 2014 Comic Con Tour with Back-To-Back Successes in …SYS-CON Media (press release)Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) (the “Company”), leading provider of multiple Comic Cons and pop culture conventions…

Wizard World Begins 2014 Comic Con Tour with Back-To-Back Successes in … – Wall Street Journal

Wizard World Begins 2014 Comic Con Tour with Back-To-Back Successes in …Wall Street JournalWizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) (the “Company”), leading provider of multiple Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across…

John Jerry’s stock suffers after Miami Dolphins’ bullying report – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comJohn Jerry now has two strikes: He’s not particularly good at his job. And he’s, at least for the foreseeable future, a toxic distraction. Those two strikes might be enough…

Using social media to build a better world: A culture of amplification – Salon

SalonEarlier this month, Anil Dash wrote a compelling piece for Medium in which he revealed that a little over a year ago, he’d done some social network soul searching and…

The 2014 NWI Comic-Con – ChicagoNow (blog)

The 2014 NWI Comic–ConChicagoNow (blog)A new popular culture comic book convention the 2014 NWI Comic–Con, is being held at the Villa Cesare 900 Eagle Ridge Drive, Schererville, IN on February…

Super Bowl MVP explains his “bigotry” tweet – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comLast Sunday night, after former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out as gay, Super Bowl XLVIII MVP Malcolm Smith made this observation, via Twitter: “There is no room for…

‘Lego Movie’ Turns Box Office Into $60 Million Block Party – TheWrap

‘Lego Movie‘ Turns Box Office Into $60 Million Block PartyTheWrap“The Lego Movie,” the animated comedy based on plastic building blocks and and filled with pokes at pop culture, has built…

Miami Dolphins bullying saga will prompt changes in NFL – NFL.com

Miami Dolphins bullying saga will prompt changes in NFLNFL.comCiting a league source, Rapoport said on Friday’s edition of NFL Network’s “NFL Total Access” that the league will take a “very…

Quick takeaways from Ted Wells report – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Racial issues aplenty: I found it disturbing how racial insults almost seemed a normal part of Miami’s locker room culture. The report detailed many uses of the N-word as…

The NFL’s Miami Dolphins Investigation Is the Best Report on Bullying I’ve … – Slate Magazine

Slate MagazineTed Wells’ independent investigation of the Miami Dolphins and the culture of their offensive line is the opposite of a whitewash. The investigators’ 140-plus page report on the events…

Ted Wells’ report puts Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner’s status … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comDolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner is in serious jeopardy of dismissal, and subject to potential NFL discipline, after the investigator into the team’s locker room scandal determined that Turner…

NFL-commissioned report finds culture of intolerance in Miami Dolphins locker … – Washington Post

Washington PostAn inquiry into the Miami Dolphins’ workplace conditions found examples of harassment, racism, bullying, homophobia, and overall a culture of intolerance and meanness in one National Football League locker…

Joel McHale to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe host of The Soup is coming to Washington. The White House Correspondents’ Association announced Friday that Joel McHale — the star of the NBC sitcom Community and E!’s…

developing nations obsessed with social media – Economic Times

Economic Times“People are using social networking sites to stay in touch with family and friends and to share their views on an array of topics, including popular culture, religion and…

Wizard World & Cinedigm team for digital comic con channel – Comic Book Resources

Comic Book ResourcesWizard World has partnered with online content distributor Cinedigm to launch a digital channel targeting fans of comics/pop culture conventions. As described, the channel will offer sci-fi, fantasy,…

Pop-culture expo Oz Comic-Con set to expand in Australia in partnership with … – The Daily Telegraph

Pop-culture expo Oz Comic–Con set to expand in Australia in partnership with …The Daily TelegraphWhere Oz Comic–Con already attracts international stars, including Shannon Doherty, Billie Piper and William Shatner for…

Gorkana US Interviews Zennie Abraham About Zennie62.com

Gorkana Group US, which “offers a more effective way for PR and marketing professionals to access customised media intelligence,” released a post-CES analysis of social media influencers at CES 2014,…

Atlanta Snow Storm 2014 Not Kaseem Reed’s Fault

Atlanta Snow Storm 2014 Not Kaseem Reed’s Fault Atlanta and the Atlanta Metro Area are recovering from The 2014 Atlanta Snow Storm courtesy of Winter Storm Leon. It has become…

Jonathan Martin says bullying ‘was a culture’ with Miami Dolphins – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comDolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin said he’s ready to return to the NFL, blamed other Dolphins players besides suspended Richie Incognito for bullying him (without offering names) and didn’t implicate…

Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger dies at 94 – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Pete Seeger, the man considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired legions of activist singer-songwriters, died Monday. He was 94. Seeger’s best…

Super Bowl ads hope to score with nostalgia – USA TODAY

Super Bowl ads hope to score with nostalgiaUSA TODAYIf Super Bowl advertising is a mirror for pop culture, it appears that consumers long for the good ol’ days — whenever…

Vatican comes under sharp criticism for sex abuse – Boston.com

Boston.comGENEVA (AP) — It resembled a courtroom cross-examination, except no question was off-limits, dodging the answer wasn’t an option and the proceedings were webcast live. After decades of accusations that…