Buffy, Angel and Firefly Fans Bid for Dinner with Whedon

If you are a fan of the TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, its spin-off Angel or the short-lived Firefly and its movie spin-off Serenity, and you’re going to be a San Diego’s Comic-Con later this month, then please do read on. Joss Whedon, creator of the aforementioned shows, has teamed up with Dark Horse […]

Chance to See Hostel Part II for Free in Hollywood

I just got this in my email today and thought I’d pass it along. Its an opportunity to win a free ticket to see Hostel Part II this Thursday in Hollywood, Calif. What follows is an excerpt from the email I received: Lionsgate & Screamfest invite you and a guest to a special advance screening!Thursday, […]

Attention Harry Potter Fans Under 21 Years Old!

I heard about this from The North Orange County Harry Potter Meetup Group: Scholastic has announced that seven lucky U.S. Harry Potter fans, under the age of 21, will be selected in a sweepstakes and flown to London to join J.K. Rowling at a midnight launch event for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leading […]

New York Celebrates Spidey

Are you going to be in New York at the end of April? Then bring your camera! According to SciFi Wire, The City of New York and Columbia Pictures have announced that the week of April 30 through May 6 will be “Spider-Man Week in NYC.” If you partake of any of the festivities planned, […]

Finding Genre Travel Destinations

After last weeks’ posts, are you still having trouble coming up with someplace to photograph to enter The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest? Here are some useful websites for finding out about various destinations that might appeal to science fiction, fantasy and horror fans. The most robust resources I found on the web cater […]

10 Ideas for Science Fiction Destinations

The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest has begun and I’ve gotten some questions as to what kinds of photos would make good submissions. What destinations am I looking for? Well, as stated in the contest rules, pretty much anyplace that a science fiction, fantasy or horror fan would find in interesting place to visit, […]

Worldcon Poll Results

Because I just opened a new poll on The Genre Traveler‘s Yahoo! Groups page to help decide which charity would get the funds raised from The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest which launched yesterday, I closed out the poll that’s been up since I started back in 2005. Here are the results: The question […]

Godzilla Welcomes You to Japan

Classic Media will send one lucky winner to Japan for 8-days and 7-nights. The contest helps promote the release of the original uncut version of Gojira (known in the U.S. as Godzilla) on 2-disc DVD set. The trip is one of about 250 prizes, reports IF Magazine, including 50 including 50 Gojira/Godzilla: King Of The […]