In the midst of midterm season, it’s a good idea to take advantage of a weekend and just de-stress yourself. What’s a better way to relax than to watch a movie in one of many of the local theaters? Last week, if you recall, we at the Clog wrote about “The Secret World of Arrietty,” a gorgeous animated film from Studio Ghibli currently showing at the California Theater on 2113 Kittredge. This week, we took another movie break (you can never have too many) and watched “Chronicle”, a different kind of super-hero film currently showing at United Artists Berkeley 7 on 2274 Shattuck Avenue. Released earlier in the month under the radar, the movie has been slowly gathering momentum due to positive reception from film critics and enthusiast communities. read more »


We thought about writing a post more along the lines of “How To: Drop in on Comic-Con Before It’s Too Late” quite a few weeks ago, when we unwittingly took a short trip down the hall to the Daily Cal office watering hole, sat down at the computer, and then realized that for the first time in history known to man, the Comic-Con registration clock struck “too late.” Tickets are sold out.

A change in our headline was definitely necessary. Nevertheless, after finding ourselves sitting on our hands and watching a giant fly buzz about our heads, we decided to compile this list for our fellow bored summer session goers with nothing to do in the next 72 hours. read more »