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Genre Shows on Broadway this Season

If you’re going to be in New York soon, you might want to check out a Broadway play. Here are some science fiction, fantasy and horror options now playing. Disney’s Beauty and the BeastI was fortunate enough to see this musical when it was in Los Angeles about nine years back. Tom Bosley (of Happy […]

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Hollywood Has the Box Office Doldrums

First the news splashed about the media media (that’s media that covers the media industry) that Mission: Impossible II was a disappointment, falling short of its financial estimates. Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the studios are looking to this summer’s slate of films to “stay ahead of last year’s summer box-office slump.” Probably the most […]

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It’s a "Gadgets on the Go" World

A majority of American families take a variety of electronic gadgets with them on vacation, a new study released yesterday found. 85 percent bring cell phones 75 percent bring digital cameras 35 percent bring portable CD players 33 percent bring portable gaming devices On top of that, 87 percent of those surveyed said they plan […]

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Spherical Film Collage Lights Up Universal Orlando Resort

John Landis, director of genre classics such as An American Werewolf in London and Michael Jackson’s music video “Thriller,” is serving as creative consultant for an ambitious movie-themed nighttime entertainment show at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando. Universal 360 – A Cinesphere Spectacular premieres July 1 and presents of the most memorable moments […]

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Welcome to the Nightmare

Horror theatrics man extraordinaire Alice Cooper will be the guest of honor at The Rue Morgue Festival of Fear Canadian National Horror Expo in September. Canada’s largest genre event, organized by Rue Morgue, Canada’s leading horror magazine, and Hobby Star Marketing, is expected to draw more than 30,000 genre fans. Now in its third year, […]

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Reach for the Stars with Space Tourism OPOLY

Don’t have a few thousand dollars to pay for a suborbital flight? Then participate in eSpaceTickets’ Space Tourism tournament for your chance to go for free! “It is better to have a chance, than NO chance at all,” said Tony Webb, founder of eSpaceTickets, at the International Space Development Conference in 2002. Now he’s put […]

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Satellite Radio Launches Horror Radio Show

Now horror fans will have something to listen to on the road. Yesterday, SIRIUS Satellite Radio and Fangoria Entertainment announced the launch of Fangoria Radio, the first national horror-themed entertainment radio show. Twisted Sister front man and horror film producer/actor Dee Snider hosts the show. Of course, you’ll have to be traveling close to the […]

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Windows and Pirates — What a Team!

Billy Bones, the skull and cross bones icon for the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, is helping launch Windows Live Messenger, which officially became available on Monday. The fruit of a partnership between Microsoft and Walt Disney, this promotion centers of “Dead Man’s Tale,” an interactive game featuring Billy Bones. This cross promotion not only […]

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