Be a Secret Agent Man

You have to hand it to the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. They are not only a really cool traditional museum, but an innovative museum when it comes to immersive experiences. Following the success of the Museum’s award-winning spy adventure, Operation SpyTM, they have launched Spy in the City®, a new GPS-based interactive outdoor […]

The Creature Dances

What has scales, murk and holds a decent tune? Apparently, the Creature from the Black Lagoon! Opening in July at Universal Studios Hollywood (Calif.), Creature From the Black Lagoon: The Musical turns the cult classic film into a “campy Broadway-style stage show with special effects, dance choreography and romance,” writes Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times […]

Terminator Salvation Coaster Opens This Weekend

The $11-million Terminator Salvation wooden coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, California) opens this weekend. Named one of the top 5 new U.S. theme park rides and attractions for 2009 by The Los Angeles Times, the ride features video clips featuring stars from the film, released earlier this week, rapper/actor Common and model/actress Moon […]

99 Heroes Walk Through the Park, 99 Heroes Walk …

The Middle East’s first theme park has opened in Jahra, Kuwait, and it features characters from The 99, the world’s first superheroes based on Islamic culture and society. The theme park, called The 99 Village, includes rides, games and other amusements, as well as a stage show telling the story of The 99. And, of […]

Freaky Creatures Invade Six Flags

If you’re into online multiplayer gaming, you may have heard of Abandon Interactive Entertainment newest entry into the market, Freaky Creatures. This “experience” combines MMO with collectible action figures, virtual worlds and social networking … and now a step into real-world interaction. Thursday, Abandon Interactive Entertainment announced that the company had entered into a new […]

Math & Science Week Comes to Cedar Point

NASA’s Glenn Research Center, Cleveland; the Detroit Science Center; and COSI (Center of Science & Industry) in Columbus, Ohio, all will be helping middle and high school students appreciate math and science at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, this May. “This will be a wonderful learning experience for students and teachers alike,” said Clark Culbertson, […]

To Boldly Go

With the new Star Trek movie coming out (did anyone catch the preview during last night’s Heroes?), you can expect a lot of events piggy-backing on the Trek media machine. Here are just a few: March 27-29 2nd Annual Naruto Star Trek Convention Fort Lauderdale, Fla Star Trek guests include Walter Koenig, James Cawley, Barbara […]

‘Star Trek: The Experience’ Stays In Vegas

According to a story on Airlock Alpha, which I write for, CBS/Paramount says it has signed a contract to return Star Trek: The Experience to Las Vegas, this time at the Neonopolis Center. The attraction closed last year when Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. didn’t renew its contract with the Las Vegas Hilton. It is expected […]

Jelly Art in Tennessee

I’ll always remember the first time I saw living jellyfish. I was on a field trip out on Monterey Bay for one of my biology classes. The boat went through a school of them and we could see them just below the surface. It was truly surreal. It looked like someone had put a large […]

The Art of Science

It has come to my attention that a number of artists are using science as an inspiration for art, and not in the traditional way that illustrators of science fiction novels have for decades. No, these artists are using science as an integral part of their body of work. Take for example, “Angel of the […]