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Tonight, Book Soup presents Gerard Jones who will sign "Men of Tomorrow: Geeks Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book."

In a real-life Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, long-time comic book insider Gerard Jones (Killing Monsters, Honey I’m Home) chronicles the birth and enduring life of the American comic book. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd. W. Hollywood CA 90069
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New Beverly theater presents an all "Kill Bill" bill tonight:
Kill Bill Volume 1:

Sun: 2:45, 7:30; M/T: 7:30

Kill Bill Volume 2:
Sun: 4:55, 9:40; M/T: 9:40

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7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA (map)

TV Sneak Preview: NUMB3RS Screening
On Monday, January 10, 2005 at 8:00 PM Beckman Auditorium at Caltech in Pasadena, CBS will provide a FREE screening of its new series NUMB3RS, from executive producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott.

FBI Special Agent Don Eppes (Rob Morrow) recruits his mathematical genius brother Charlie (David Krumholtz) to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles. Inspired by actual events, NUMB3RS depicts how the confluence of police work and mathematics provides unexpected revelations and answers to the most perplexing crimnial questions. This special advance preview screening of the first episode at Caltech is an acknowledgement that, although Caltech is not mentioned by name in the show, the creators have modeled the university in the show on Caltech, developing characters loosely based on a Caltech professor and students. Portions of the series have been filmed on the Caltech campus.

NUMB3RS premieres on Sunday, January 23rd at 10:00 p.m., immediately following the AFC Championship Game, and will air in its regular slot beginning Friday, January 28th at 10:00 p.m.