Adam West Day Celebration in Walla Walla, Wash.

Walla Walla, Wash., is celebrating the life of one of its own — Adam West — on Tuesday, Sept. 19. When Adam West died on June 9, I honored him on my Facebook page with this banner, so when I heard of this event, I just had to share. In case you’ve been living in […]

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Carrie Fisher to be Honored Over Pizza

The NYC Star Wars Fan Club has organized a tribute to Carrie Fisher tomorrow at Champion Pizza in Manhattan. All fans dressed in Stars Wars attire will get free pizza. Fisher, who played the iconic role of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as last year’s The Force Awakens, died at […]

Ready for the Zombie Outbreak?

Do you think you’re ready for a zombie virus outbreak? Why not test your mettle at Panic Mountain, the first annual “Stop the Infection” Zombie Apocalypse LARP (live-action role play) to be held at Pali Mountain. The LARP is an overnight adventure that challenges participants with a series of obstacles and puzzles leading to the […]

Andrea Cremer coming to SoCal

Today, when I went to the mail box I found a surprise … a big package containing the first and third books in Andrea Cremer’s Nightshade series. (Of course they wouldn’t send the middle one! Erg.) The series, which tells the story of Calla, the alpha female of a shape-shifting wolf pack, started with Nighshade […]

Spooky Fun in Massachusetts – Part 2: Year-Round

In Friday’s post, I highlighted some events taking place in Massachusetts in October for the Halloween season. But you can have spooky fun all year round in that sate. Here are a few being promoted by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT). Ghosts and Gravestones Tour, Boston Walk amongst the dead in burial […]

Spooky Fun in Massachusetts – Part 1: This October

I know its kind of late notice, but if you’re going to be in Massachusetts this month, you might want to check out some of the following fun events being promoted by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT). Factory of Terror, Fall River Voted the #1 Haunted House in New England, the Factory […]

Making plans for October fun?

If you live near (or plan to be in the vicinity of) Wildwood, NJ, this October, Morey’s Piers is promising to give you the fun fright of your life. For six nights in October, the seaside amusement park will transform Mariner’s Landing Pier, located at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk, into a nightmare of epic […]

Texas Frightmare Weekend Has First Time Stateside Guest

Japanese actress and director Eihi Shiina (Audition, Tokyo Gore Police and Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl) will be making her first time appearance here in the States at Texas Frightmare Weekend, April 29-May 1). Also from Japan will be special effects artist Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police, Machine Girl and Mutant Girls Squad). “Texas Frightmare […]

Shore Leave 33 Confirms Guest Roster

You still have time to register for Shore Leave 33, taking place in the Baltimore area July 8-10. Rarly registration is being taken until June 15 and gets you nice discount. Confirmed guests include: John de Lancie Q from the modern Star Trek franchise series Colonel Simmons from Stargate SG-1 I saw him speak at […]