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OKCupid, Facebook not alone in manipulating consumers

This week, OKCupid became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

Jazz festival fundraiser set for this week

Capital Jazzfest is holding a fundraiser to benefit the jazz festival at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Mission, 915 E. High St. in Jefferson City.

‘Avengers’ unleash ‘Ultron’ footage at Comic-Con

Several members of “The Avengers” descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

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Comic-Con’s dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online petition supporting a formal anti-harassment policy at Comic-Con.

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Marshall Tucker Band to perform at Jaycees Cole County Fair

The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 2 on the Xtreme Body & Paint/Bud Light Stage at the Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair.

Variety of entertainment on tap for Jaycees fair

This year’s Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair, scheduled for July 28 to Aug. 2, will offer a hodgepodge of entertainment and attractions for all.

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Bazinga! 'Big Bang Theory' writers hit Comic-Con

Past "Big Bang" Comic-Con panels have paid off for fans that score tickets. One viewer was awarded a trip to space. And there was a surprise appearance by Johnny Galecki, who hid in the audience in costume until he asked a question.

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Mike Tyson gets a standing ovation at Comic-Con

He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout.

Sam Raimi announces planned 'The Last of Us' film

"The Last of Us" video game is becoming a film.

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Fox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd

When asked by a fan during a Comic-Con panel which member of the sewer-dwelling, pizza-loving superhero team was their favorite, Megan Fox and Will Arnett both picked the nunchaku-wielding member of the Ninja Turtles.

Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.

Malkovich, Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres

John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts — as themselves and as their first animated characters.

Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

Jeff Bridges gave Comic-Con a look at his latest film.

Dwayne Johnson holds surprise 'Hercules' screening

Dwayne Johnson made an unannounced appearance Thursday inside the San Diego Convention Center's largest exhibition hall.

'Under the Dome' cast teases possibility of escape

At a Comic-Con panel Thursday, "Under the Dome" star Mike Vogel teased the possibility of some of the characters leaving the impenetrable dome that encompasses the town of Chester's Mill, Maine, on the TV drama.


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