Bluewater Comics to Commemorate Vincent Price

May 27, 2011, marks the 100th anniversary of the horror icon Vincent Price‘s birth. For more than two generations the revered actor provided spine tingling thrills with his unforgettable on-screen roles in such films as House of Wax (1953), The Fly (1958) and House on Haunted Hill (1959). In honor of this centennial, Bluewater Comics, […]

Buy a T-Shirt, Get Two Tickets to See TRON: Legacy This Friday

If you live near a participating PacSun store, you can score two tickets to see TRON: Legacy in 3D at 12:01am on December 17th (while supplies last). Simply stop by PacSun (a list of participating stores is below) and purchase an item from Hurley’s TRON: Legacy collection. This will be the first opportunity for fans […]

The Genre Traveler Podcast Snippet, Episode 8, Joe Kane

Author Joe Kane talks with The Genre Traveler about his new behind-the-scenes book, The Night of the Living Dead, which tells the tale of George Romero’s film and its sequels. For the complete episode, go here.

Podcast Episode 8: Behind Night of the Living Dead

In Episode 8, author Joe Kane and I talk about his new behind-the-scenes book, The Night of the Living Dead, which tells the tale of George Romero’s film and its sequels. Along the way we talk about the rising popularity of zombies, how the film became the icon it is and how it lost its […]

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy in Boston

Canadian writer/performer Charles Ross is bringing his One-Man Star Wars Trilogy to the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston on November 15. In this kinetic presentation, Ross plays all the characters, recreates the effects, sings from John Williams’ score, flies the ships, and fights both sides of the battles from the original Star Wars trilogy, punctuating […]

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. […]

Tempting Connections

I was watching The Temptations of Vh1 the other day and it struck me how many of the actors in the film had genre connections. Let me show you: Charles Malik Whitfield as Otis Williams Supernatural fans will recognize Charles from his the short-lived recurring character FBI Agent Victor Henricksen. He was hot on Sam […]

Scene Around: Shades of Videodrome

This morning as I was taking a walk, I saw this on the sidewalk. Looking at this gutted and abandoned large screen TV made me feel like I had suddenly walked onto the set of David Cronenberg’s 1983 film Videodrome. I snapped this picture and quickly walked on by … I wouldn’t want Deborah Harry […]

Podcast Episode 2: A Chat with the Folks Behind Browncoats: Redemption

Last month, Michael Dougherty and Heather Fagan, two of the people behind the fan-driven sequel to Joss Whedon‘s film Serenity, took the time to chat with me about how the movie came into being and how it is raising money for five charities connected to the Firefly universe. The film premiered at Dragon*Con on Sept. […]