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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

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Scary or no? PuppyMonkeyBaby is the Super Bowl ad that haunted our dreams


“So what was your favorite commercial last night?”

Quiz: What product were these Super Bowl ads selling?


For years now, the Super Bowl commercials have been as much of a draw as the football. That’s why Super Bowl ads have trailers — previews for commercials! — and advertisers are paying as much as $5 mill...

Playboy covers first non-nude issue with an ode to Snapchat


Playboy has said before that it’s hoping to attract a younger audience with its non-nude relaunch, but wow, they really went for it.

Dining Review: Eat healthier without sacrificing flavor at Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen


If you haven’t bailed on your New Year’s resolution to eat better just yet, there’s a restaurant that opened late last year at International Plaza’s Bay Street that leans to the healthier side...

Florida State Fair: Colossal burgers, White House artifacts, new rides and more


The first rule of inventing those over-the-top burgers you’ll see on the menu at the Florida State Fair? Go bigger than last year.

We can't stop watching this video about 'rainbow bagels'


I love bagels.

Gasparilla in NYC? Only at one Manhattan bar

- A group of Tampa transplants in New York City will celebrate their home town’s famous pirate festival, Gasparilla, on Saturday, though their revelry will be confined to a single bar in Midtown Manhattan.

'Live action graphic novel' melds radio play, comic books at Tampa show


“Intergalactic Nemesis” creator Jason Neulander didn’t set out to create a new medium 20 years ago when he collaborated on an obscure sci-fi radio play performed in a coffeehouse where his friend worked...

Last remaining Piccadilly location in Tampa area closes


The last Piccadilly Cafeteria restaurant in the Tampa Bay area closed its doors permanently after dinner on Sunday, management confirmed today.

Review: Jobsite’s ‘Lebensraum’ stays with audience after curtain falls


It’s the right time for Jobsite Theater’s production of “Lebensraum.”

Bowie's stripped-down Tampa tour stop in 1974 still resonates


In the summer of 1974, David Bowie played a concert in Tampa that was unlike any other on his 73-date “Diamond Dogs” tour that crisscrossed North America that year.

TV series to be based on Tampa author Tim Dorsey’s books


Scripted television may soon get a big dose of weird Florida.

Record heat in the forecast for Christmas


Dreaming of a sweaty Christmas? It appears to be coming true.

Make it snow in Tampa, or anywhere else, with this website


If you’re as bummed as I am about the return of 80 degree temperatures just in time for Christmas, perhaps you’ll enjoy retreating into this digital winter wonderland that allows you to take any Google Stre...

'Fantastic': Bay area fans share their reactions to 'Force Awakens'


Let’s get the obligatory “Star Wars” pun out of the way right now — the fans were out in force on Thursday.

Never seen Star Wars? Here's all you need to know before 'The Force Awakens'


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will arrive in theaters on Thursday, but what if you haven’t seen the originals?

Florida Avenue Brewing Co. sold, tasting room closed


The Seminole Heights brewery and tasting room Florida Avenue Brewing Co. has been purchased by Tampa-based beer tou...

Review: Amid hype, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ makes good on promises

- Separated from all the hype, history and emotions, have director J.J. Abrams and company made a good film? We don’t want to spoil anything, but let’s just say this movie delivers as advertised.