Weekend of the Witch

For the past three years, Tours of Terror has been hosting weekend in Salem called Weekend of the Witch. This year, the weekend will be held Nov. 12 through 14 and there is still time to reserve your place. Salem, Mass., is a city filled with rich history and unique stories and best known for […]

Podcast Episode 5: Time Travel and More with Ben Parris

In Episode 5, I chat with best-selling Kindle author Ben Parris about his book, Wade of Aquitaine, and the research into medieval history that give the book a sense of reality. We also touch on his film, Supernaturalz, the documentary he’s working on, time travel and how ebooks are changing the way we read books. […]

Trash Becomes Art with a Genre Twist

About two weeks ago, I increased the length of my morning walk by adding another block. There was this one house along the way that kind of caught my eye because the fence along the sidewalk was lined by unusual cacti and strange faces coming out of the ground. Kind of creepy. And then, a […]

The Zombies Are Coming! The Zombies Are Coming!

O.K. I think it is clear now that zombies are staging a coup to take over the spot of ranking ghoulie. For me, it started with a slow trickle of books to review. First it was The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Zombies, then it was The Art of Zombie Warfare, then Night of the Living […]

Ghost Hunters Signing Autographs

Meet the cast of SyFy’s hit show Ghost Hunters at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights XX. Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango will be signing autographs on October 7 during sessions starting at 7pm and 9:30pm. Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort is a separately ticketed event. This year’s event nights are September 24, 25 […]

More Fun In Store at Hudson Valley Halloween Events

The Historic Hudson Valley is expanding its portfolio of fall and Halloween events this year, plus adding additional nights for the Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton, the tri-state area’s biggest ticketed Halloween celebration, which kicks off Saturday, Oct. 2. New this year is Horseman’s Hollow, an interactive haunted attraction […]

Special Harry Potter Celebration Planned for November

HP Fan Trips is planning a special celebration trip to commemorate the world-wide release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I. Nov. 18 and 19 you can join fellow Harry Potter fans in Seattle, Wash., for a weekend of wizardly fun. There will be: An exclusive showing of the Harry Potter Exhibition, A […]

Fan-Created Serenity Sequel to “Air” on Ustream Today!

The producers of Browncoats: Redemption have announced that Ustream has sponsored the film’s premier today at 7pm Eastern. You can watch the film online at Ustream or the film’s Facebook page as it screens live at Dragon*Con. Producer Steven Fisher approached Ustream in April looking for an innovative partner in online media to join the […]

Does Genre Literature Affect the Teen Brain?

A three-day conference, The Emergent Adult – Adolescent Literature and Culture, at Cambridge University is going to explore the effect on the teenage brain of books like Twilight and the Harry Potter series. Scientists, authors and education experts will all gather to discuss whether there are ‘Twilight zones’ in the teenage mind; areas of the […]

Meet Ray Bradbury at DVD Signing

If you are a fan of the legendary Ray Bradbury and will be in the Los Angeles area on Sept. 19, you’ll want to take advantage of the opportunity to meet the man himself. Bradbury will be appearing at the Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention from 12pm to 2pm to sign copies […]