Grossology and Cocktails

Ah! The perfect accompaniment to cocktails — poop, slime and other gross things. If you’re a science fan, here’s an event you might want to attend, if you happen to be in the Orlando, Fla., neighborhood this Friday. For more genre travel information, visi

Lost Weekend Fan Party Tonight

As I mentioned in my February 16 post, I’m going to the Lost Weekend Fan Party tonight. I’m looking forward to dancing the night away with my honey bunny (aka husband), possibly taking some pictures of me doing genre-y stuff for the editorial page of The Genre Traveler, and maybe landing an interview with a […]

Photo Contest Judge To Be at Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors

John Pelico, one of the judges for The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest, is the creator of Recently, they announced that their next scheduled event will be Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors. Organized by Creation Entertainment, Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors will be held at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank CA […]

Cool Event News Site for UK Fans

I found this website that I thought would be of interest to all my readers in the U.K. The UK SF Book News Network covers “science fiction, fantasy and horror book and comic news from UK authors, creators, publishers and retailers.” Although there is a lot on non-travel news on the site, it does include […]

Be a CSI for a Day

Beginning May 25, you can get a taste of what it’s like to be a crime scene investigator (CSI) at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. The “CSI: Crime Scene Investigator” Experience, which was developed by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History with support from CBS Consumer Products and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, […]

Goth/Rock Band Launches World Premiere of Documentary Film

In 2005, the dark rock band The Last Dance recorded their latest album, Once Beautiful. That summer, the band embarked on a two-month U.S. Tour in support of the album. A small film crew was with them every step of the way. The result is the documentary film, Almost Beautiful, directed by Rocky Costanzo. Costanzo […]

October Is a Busy Month for Genre Fans

Looks like a lot of events are being announced last minute, so they didn’t get into the October issue of The Genre Traveler, which I’ll be posting today or tomorrow (I hope). Here are a few that are coming up in the next couple of weeks. World Premier of Going to PiecesNext Thursday, Oct. 12, […]

New Genre Events at Disney

Haunted Fun for FamiliesOn Sept. 29, Disneyland Resort in Orlando will start a new seasonal event – Disney’s HalloweenTime. Continuing through Oct. 31, the event will include Disney characters in Halloween costumes, specially themed decorations, including a 12-food tall Mickey Mouse jack-o-lantern with pumpkin ears, and more. The familiar floral “Mickey Planter” below the Main […]