Abby Hamblin

Writer

Abby Hamblin is a writer for The San Diego Union-Tribune's Ideas & Opinion section and a former intern with the U-T's Arts & Entertainment team.

Recent Articles

  • How to help victims of the wildfires in Northern California

    How to help victims of the wildfires in Northern California

    The devastating wildfires plaguing several counties in Northern California's wine country are well on their way to becoming some of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. By Thursday afternoon, the  fires had claimed at least 28 lives and many areas were still being evacuated...

  • Wonder Woman has officially taken over Comic-Con

    Wonder Woman has officially taken over Comic-Con

    It's official. Wonder Woman has taken over  Comic-Con  in 2017. The blockbuster movie "Wonder Woman" was an instant phenomenon after its release in June, and the impact the film and the hero are having on girls and women everywhere was easy to see at the convention in San Diego. Wonder Woman, of...

  • Where to spot celebrities during Comic-Con

    Where to spot celebrities during Comic-Con

    The list of celebrities flying into  Comic-Con 2017  includes Charlize Theron , Will Smith , Harrison Ford , Ryan Gosling and many other scheduled and surprise visitors, so fans are already looking for ways to see their favorite television and movie stars and creators up close. You could hit their...

  • Comic-Con 2017: You don't need a badge for these 10 fun events

    Comic-Con 2017: You don't need a badge for these 10 fun events

    You've got the costume, the love of comics and the burning desire to go to Comic-Con, but you don't have the badge you need to make it into the hallowed halls of the San Diego Convention Center. Considering badges sold out within hours this year, that's understandable. No problem. The pop culture...

  • Jaw dropping Instagram photos from the San Diego County Fair

    Jaw dropping Instagram photos from the San Diego County Fair

    The San Diego County fair has again descended on the Del Mar Fairgrounds, but then you already knew that because if you live in the San Diego area, your Instagram feed is full of Ferris wheel pictures. And if you've been out to see the animals, ride the rides or sample some sort of deep fried,...

  • Here's how truly ridiculous the heat is

    The Southwest portion of the United States has been so hot over the past few days that cities in multiple states have broken daily temperature records and gotten painfully close to breaking their all-time records. San Diego County saw its hottest ever temperature on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/sdutKrier/status/877327940769398785...

  • How California is taking Pride Month to the next level

    How California is taking Pride Month to the next level

    Pride Month  is recognized in cities across the U.S. and even around the world in June, but Californians in San Francisco, Los Angeles and elsewhere are pulling off some surprises and events like only Californians can. San Diego Pride  isn't until July 14 so you can expect bigger surprises and...

  • Astronaut takes a liking to San Diego from space

    Astronaut takes a liking to San Diego from space

    Astronaut Shane Kimbrough really loves San Diego. In the span of 22 days, he's taken two cool photos of our fine city from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station and shared them on Twitter, where people have reacted with heart-eye emojis and amazement. Three weeks ago, Kimbrough...

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