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4 new sci-fi shows that aren’t about superheroes

4 new sci-fi shows that aren’t about superheroes

Geek culture is everywhere these days, but we’re over the summer’s influx of superhero shows. For geek TV to grab a bigger audience, it needs to take some risks. Here are some shows that have us crossing our fingers.Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (...
Published: 01/04/18
If ‘This Is Us’ makes you cry, these new fall shows will, too

If ‘This Is Us’ makes you cry, these new fall shows will, too

We expected more tear-jerkers since This Is Us continues its ratings domination; and escaping from the real world is great. Get the tissues ready to go for these new sobworthy shows coming out for the winter TV season. Here and Now (HBO)9 p.m., Feb. ...
Published: 01/04/18
From Versace to Waco, check out these new true crime shows

From Versace to Waco, check out these new true crime shows

The winter TV season is upon us, and our hunger for true crime dramatizations remains fierce. Last year’s shows such as Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC) and Mindhunter (Netflix) prove the genre is far from dead. Here are some newcom...
Published: 01/04/18
‘Roseanne,’ ‘The Chi,’ ‘Electric Dreams’ and other TV options to keep you warm this winter season

‘Roseanne,’ ‘The Chi,’ ‘Electric Dreams’ and other TV options to keep you warm this winter season

Winter is a time for sweaters, hot drinks and adding new TV shows to our never-ending lists. Just kidding. We know it’s Florida, and we won’t be snowed in. But let us live. We have a lot of TV to watch. The beginning of 2017 brought us some of the ye...
Published: 01/03/18
Updated: 01/05/18
These major authors will sign books and speak in Tampa Bay this year

These major authors will sign books and speak in Tampa Bay this year

Big book events are coming our way in 2018 — even more of them than usual.The Tampa Bay area has long boasted a bounty of local events for book lovers, from author signings at bookstores to university-sponsored reading series and the Times Festival o...
Published: 01/03/18
Andrew Lloyd Webber lets his freak flag fly with ‘School of Rock’ at Straz

Andrew Lloyd Webber lets his freak flag fly with ‘School of Rock’ at Straz

TAMPAFrom Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most recent musical, we may conclude several things.School of Rock was a pretty good movie. The 2003 movie written by Mike White, on which this 2015 adaptation is based, came with an exuberant plot, a solid chassis aro...
Published: 01/02/18
Updated: 01/03/18
School’s closed and it’s cold. Here are places to take the kids.

School’s closed and it’s cold. Here are places to take the kids.

Most public school students in Tampa Bay are off until Jan. 8, and we also happen to be experiencing some pretty chilly temperatures for the remainder of vacation. Here are some suggestions to keep the kids entertained and stay warm at the same time....
Published: 01/02/18
‘I, Tonya’ nails the landing on Tonya Harding’s rough and tumble story

‘I, Tonya’ nails the landing on Tonya Harding’s rough and tumble story

Tonya Harding was America’s sweathog in a sport preferring sweethearts, an Olympic skater always competing on thin ice.Craig Gillespie’s hysterically accurate biopic I, Tonya sets up the punchline she became. Harding’s spiteful rise and spectacular f...
Published: 12/29/17
Updated: 01/03/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Jan. 1-7.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Jan. 1-7.

Outback Bowl: The Michigan Wolverines and the South Carolina Gamecocks go head to head today for the New Year’s Day tradition at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa ($80). Fans can warm up for the big game with a giant free tailgate party outside the st...
Updated one month ago
There will be no Z for mystery author Sue Grafton, who died at 77

There will be no Z for mystery author Sue Grafton, who died at 77

Sue Grafton almost made it to Z.Ms. Grafton, the author of the bestselling "alphabet" series of mysteries that began in 1982 with A Is for Alibi, died Thursday night at her home in Santa Barbara, Calif., of cancer. She was 77.Her 25 mystery novels ab...
Updated one month ago