Today Funko announced that Frozen Series 2 Pop! Vinyl figures and Frozen Mystery Minis will be coming to a store near you in February 2015. The new Pop! figures are Young Elsa and Anna along with Coronation Elsa and Anna plus Summer Olaf! Funko will also be releasing Frozen Mystery Minis. Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, […
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December 19th, 2014
Beginning this Friday, December 19th, 2014 and lasting until 11:59 PM Monday evening, December 22nd, 2014, Dark Hall Mansion will make its Standard edition Laurent Durieux “It’s a Wonderful Life” print available to all buyers via a timed edition. For those not familiar with timed editions the process is qu
Today MONDO will release a poster by Anne Benjamin for the film Big Eyes, directed by Tim Burton and starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. The film opens on Christmas Day and you can view the trailer here. This is MONDO’s final release of 2014. Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. This poster [
Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this v
December 18th, 2014
Meet MiP, the balancing robot from WowWee ($100). Perched atop unique dual wheels, this multifunctional and autonomous robot is more than just a toy. Powered by an iOS or Android smartphone, your eyes will light up at what MiP can do. MiP responds to motions, be it your hand or an object. Your new buddy […]
Barnes & Noble at The Grove is honored to welcome legendary comic creator, Stan Lee, when he visits on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2PM, to discuss Convergence. In his first prose novel, factions, each comprised of people who harness animal power from the Chinese zodiac, fight to control the fate of the world. (This [&
December 17th, 2014
"The Interview" stars James Franco and Seth Rogen as TV journalists involved in a plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea
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Looking for a holiday cocktail to make at home or try around town? We have 20 ideas from local bartenders.
Holdfast, the modernist-bent pop-up from chefs Will Preisch and Joel Stocks, will be moving soon.
Find out more about this year's diverse mix of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.
"The Interview" stars James Franco and Seth Rogen as TV journalists enlisted by the CIA to assassinate Kim Jong Un.
Looking for something to do right before the holidays? Our weekly restaurant and bar events listing has something for everyone.
Local fans of Comedy Central's "Key & Peele" are getting an extra gift this weekend -- a visit from one half of the award-winning sketch comedy duo.
The deck may be in our favor. One way HeyLets ranked states is by counting the number of times folks shared vacation photos. And why would Oregonians need to vacation elsewhere?
My favorite TV holiday tradition is coming to an end with the Dec. 19 "Late Show with David Letterman," as Darlene Love performs "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the last time on Letterman's show.
After nearly 1,000 votes, an indie rock veteran topped our annual album poll.
I've covered live events in and around Portland all year -- here are my best photos from 2014.
On Wednesday, the U.S. and Cuba agreed to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of animosity and import embargoes.
This six-episode series examines, with scathing insight and dark humor, the myriad ways technology brings out the worst in people.
Welcome to Best Bets, a weekly column in which the Oregonian's arts desk separates the wheat from the chaff of upcoming theater, classical and dance performances.
This rich and comforting Italian dish is decadent without being too fussy. That makes it perfect for Christmas, New Year's Eve, or other celebratory meals.
Coconut is a favorite holiday flavor, and here it's paired with rich chocolate in a pie featuring a crust made of shredded coconut and butter.
Cider fans will want to swing by Bushwhacker Cider tonight for some rare treats from Finnriver Farms.
The Restaurant Crawl: A (somewhat) regular roundup of (mostly) national restaurant news, links, video and more.
For one group of women, consisting of entrepreneurs, lawyers, an engineer and a realtor, among others, bubbly isn't merely a sensory and social delight. It's also a cerebral exercise.
In June of 1962, three men escaped from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, pushing off from the banks of the small island and disappearing into the night. They were never seen again.
Hobbits don't have beards.
DC Collectibles announces a 12 inch statue featuring the Joker and Harley Quinn in a very recognizable pose. Both Harley and the Joker appear in their original brightly colored costumes. The statue’s sculpt is highly detailed and presents a wonderful representation of the original art design. This highly detailed statue o
December 16th, 2014
Today MONDO will release Aaron Horkey’s The Fellowship of the Ring, closing out his Lord of the Rings poster series that’s been three years in the making. The poster depicts Gandalf’s battle against the Balrog in the Mines of Moria with an incredible attention to detail. Additionally, timed with the
December 15th, 2014
It didn’t rain today, so I took the
I stitched these little gifts last weekend. They are framed in 3" hoops. I didn't stitch them in this size hoop though, it's too small to work with. To finish them, I glue a felt circle on the back. Then...
DC Collectibles has released new images for their fourth wave of 6″ figures based on the Batman: The Animated Series/The New Batman Adventures. The figures will be released July 2015. Batman: The Animated Series Batman who stands 6″ Batgirl who stands 5″ Penguin who stand 4.5″ The Riddler who stand 6
December 14th, 2014
Funko’s 12 Days of Christmas contest series is back for another year! Starting Sunday December 14, 2014, they’ll be posting new contest items on their Facebook page each day until Christmas. You may enter once per day through their official Facebook page for a chance to win any one of the 12 prizes from the […]
December 13th, 2014
Last weekend pete bought whole spices in bluk, toasted them, and ground them up to make garam masala. We found the little spice jars at Cost Plus, and magically, quadrupling the recipe filled all 9 of them perfectly. The recipe...
December 12th, 2014
Dust Mite dispenser?
Andy Warhol and Andrew Carnegie get dolled up. I love it! At long last, for those who have been asking, pictures of Pittsburgh! Now that my computer has been unearthed, though it remains completely surrounded by other boxes of things I probably don’t really need but still desperately need to unpack, there will be more
December 11th, 2014
The low-pressure cookie party was a huge success, like always. There were many yummy cookies to eat, and it really was low-pressure—one guest came with two bags of oreos, and another with a purchased bag of delicious shortbread after a...
A tiny welcome pole on the (newly opened stretch of the)
Spies. Action. Hollow. Brosnan. Setting. Trust. Inefficacious. Disappointing. Thin. No.Filed under: 10 Word Review, Film, In My Opinion Tagged: 10 Word Review, brosnan, Film, film reviews, movie reviews, movies, november man, opinion, reviews
Dark. Trudging. Moody. Strange. Complex. Pretentious. Convoluted. Mind. Melancholy. No.Filed under: 10 Word Review, Film, In My Opinion Tagged: 10 Word Review, enemy, Film, film reviews, movie reviews, movies, opinion, reviews
Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Be yourself. Especially do not […]
December 10th, 2014
Good evening, Pittsburgh! I am here, in permanent fashion, at last! Bone tired from unpacking, fresh from a row in the basement, bowl of cereal and handful of almonds devoured, stinky and deserving a bath, but eager to post is how I am. I have missed this space, brain sputtering before sending my fingers racing. […]
My friend Sasha is coming over this morning, and I’ve set aside my $5-for-$10 Starbucks Groupon from a few weeks ago. I’d actually given it to my husband as a gift, but he kept not using it and I figured it would do me more good than him, as it will keep me from spending any money […]
Anne of Green Gables I stopped in my tracks when I saw this copy of Anne of Green Gables and had to buy it immediately. We already have a copy, and are almost done reading it, but this one, in...
December 9th, 2014
The first video has about 30 seconds of black and white bomb footage from Afghanistan. If you’d rather not see that, skip to 2:10. http://www.vimeo.com/ http://www.vimeo.com/
Music. Cities. Feel. History. Roots. Story. Recording. Interviews. Direction. Yes.Filed under: 10 Word Review, Music, TV Tagged: 10 Word Review, documentaries, Film, film reviews, foo fighters, hbo documentaries, movie reviews, movies, Music, music history, opinion, place, reviews, television, television reviews, tv, tv rev
I bake these cookies every year for the Low-Stress Cookie Party I attend. it's a win-win, you just come and eat cookies. You can bring some you have made, or not, all you have to do it show up. Then,...
Complex. Whodunit. Serial. Cast. Setting. Eerie. Murder. Moody. Compelling. Yes.Filed under: 10 Word Review, In My Opinion, TV Tagged: 10 Word Review, gracepoint, murder mystery, serial television show, television, television review, tv, tv review