Monthly Archives: July 2015

You could be in a Fandom/Bandom and not realize it

Welcome to the world of geeks, interesting personalities, fanfictions and fictional relationships. Fandoms have been part of the world since “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Fandoms are a group of fans that obsess about the same show, YouTuber or webcomic. The most popular three shows for fandoms are [...]

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Marvel vs. DC: The cinematic race

Commentary by Alexis Dickerson Times-News correspondent    After the first Spiderman movie premiered 13 years ago, comic book movie adaptions have become a theater staple, going from a singular summer blockbuster to one being released almost every other month (there are six adaptations scheduled for next year). With this recent rise in popularity there [...]

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Water park offers fun for all ages

Commentary by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — The Carolinas’ biggest water park comes to life with its new ride, “Riptide Racer.” Wet ’N Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park started constructing “Riptide Racer” in February and it opened on June 13, according to Jamie Workman, director of entertainment, marketing and sales at Wet [...]

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Where is this?

Times-News    If you know where this is, send an email to Teens & Twenties adviser Charity Apple at for a chance to win a small prize. the June location was the mural on the side of Dick & Jane’s Martini & Tapas Bar, 109 W. Clay St., Mebane. Winner was Lezlee Rutchka of [...]

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Twenty One Pilots’ latest release as unique as its players

“Blurryface,” by Twenty One Pilots. Copyright 2015, Fueled by Ramen LLC. $9.99.  Reviewed by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Twenty One Pilots, an alternative rock band with a bit of pop, rap, and ukulele screamo, released its third studio album “Blurryface” on May 15. Following the album’s release, it was rated No. 1 on [...]

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