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  • 'Furious 7' burns box office rubber, sets record Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Scene from the Fast and the Furious

    "Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.

  • Wall Street 'Mad Men': Who would be Don Draper? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 4:18 PM ET
    Jon Hamm as Don Draper and Jamie Dimon

    If you were casting the Wall Street edition of "Mad Men," who would play Don Draper? Peggy Olson?

  • Those comic books in your basement could be gold Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Fans peruse the vast 	array of comic books during the 2009 New York Comic Con, Feb. 7, 2009, in New York.

    If you have a collection of old comic books in your basement, it might be time to dig them out.

  • Netflix's exclusive comedy deals Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Netflix has announced a new stand-up comedy slate. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports which comedians will be featured on Netflix.

  • 'False': Publicist slams Robin Williams money rumors Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Robin Williams during "Patch Adams" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York.

    The spokeswoman for Robin Williams' family debunked widespread reports that the comedian, who died Monday in a suspected suicide, had money troubles.

  • The blind superhero that the blind can't enjoy Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    Netflix and Marvel Studios' Daredevil character.

    Comic book fans, both blind and sighted, are asking Netflix to provide audio descriptions for "Daredevil," a show about a blind superhero.

  • Marvel Universe kicks off super tour: CEO Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Marvel Universe kicks off super tour: CEO

    Kenneth Feld, Feld Entertainment CEO, discusses the launch of Marvel's superheroes show and the big business of the big top. The beauty of the tour is you can see these characters near your hometown, say Feld.

  • The gamer indicator Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin says Activision's "Destiny" game set the record for the most pre-ordered new title, in discussing whether King Digital's disappointing revenue growth is a bad sign for other gaming companies.

  • New golf association's mantra: 'Face it, you suck' Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    The Mediocre Golf Association: You’ll never win the Green Jacket, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a winner.

    "We are striving to be the best that we can achieve, but the best that we can achieve is at a mediocre level," says the MGA's co-founder.

  • Which superhero sells the most comics on eBay? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    A man reaches for a Batman comic book at a comics store in New York.

    One 76-year-old superhero is still a spry moneymaker on eBay, trouncing other characters with $4.7 million in comic book sales.

  • Short case for GoPro Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Short case for GoPro

    John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital Management, explains why his latest short play is in GoPro.

  • Oops! Man wears polo shirt to Obama meeting Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    President Barack Obama participates in a roundtable about clean energy, Friday, April 3, 2015, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Seated with the president starting with the president and going clockwise are: Obama, Judy Fisher, Marvin Lance Futch, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Harry "Buddy" Briesmaster III, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Michelle Fisher. Thaniel Bishop and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker are also at the table but not shown.

    An employee of a solar company in Utah attended an impromptu meeting with President Obama while wearing a polo shirt.

  • SeaWorld plunges 31% on lower revenue outlook Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Killer whales at SeaWorld in San Diego.

    Shares in SeaWorld Entertainment plunge after the theme park operator reported lower revenue and slashed its sales outlook.

  • How to invest in comic books Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:20 AM ET
    How to invest in comic books

    Augie De Blieck, columnist at Comic Book Resources and Vincent Zurzolo, COO at Metropolis Collectibles, discuss the health of the comic book market and the publishers' move into digital.

  • 6 STAR WARS films in under 2 mins Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    A poster from the original 1977 Star wars film.

    For the first time ever all six Star Wars films are available as downloads, but if you don't have time to sit through 13 hours and 14 minutes here are all the films in just under two minutes.

  • A stand-up comic remembers Robin Williams Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET
    Robin Williams appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios on April 27, 2006 in New York City.

    Stand-up comedian Harrison Greenbaum remembers Robin Williams — and his impact on the comedy business.

  • Hollywood’s robots in the real world Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:28 AM ET

    Robots aren't just for movies, but are now helping us with our daily routines. CNBC looks at how film favorites ended up on this side of the screen.

  • How a Marvel superhero could help Netflix Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:37 AM ET
    A scene from "Daredevil" on Netflix.

    Daredevil may be a lesser-known Marvel superhero, but he could help Netflix add subscribers as it faces a growing host of rivals.

  • Goodbye, Captain: Robin Williams' 5 best roles Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Robin Williams in 2002

    As a fellow comedian, Raj Mahal remembers Robin Williams's five best TV and movie roles, from Louis CK to Aladdin.

  • Vimeo steals the YouTube stars Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    Kerry Trainor of Vimeo

    YouTube stars can draw millions of followers, but now a rival wants to steal some of its marquee names—and attract more viewers.

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