Coming Up these Weekends

There are so many things going on, I just can’t do them all justice. So, I thought I’d clean up my email box and give you the basics in this round up post. Genre Happenings for the Oct. 24-25 Weekend Sci-Fi-London: Oktoberfest 2009 Oct. 23 and 24 Because one science fiction festival every spring just […]

New Haunt Inspired by Steampunk

The ScareHouse, “Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Haunt,” debuted a brand new attraction this year inspired by the science fiction sub-genre steampunk. For those who don’t know what steampunk is, it is kind of like cyberpunk only set in the Victorian era where steam is the primary sources of energy. Think The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and the […]

Shocktoberfest Let’s You Scare Your Friends

Got an Apple iPhone? Then you can be a part of the scary good fun at Shocktoberfest, Pennsylvania’s Premier Haunted Theme Park. Two years ago, the part debuted the Text2ScreamTM technology and now they have extended the concept for the iScareYouTM program. Here’s how it works. Let’s say you’ve just turned a blind corner in […]

Hauntworld Magazine Ranks the Scariest Locations in America

Hauntworld Magazine, the Halloween and haunt industry’s leading trade publication, has ranked what they believe to be the scariest places in the United States, including lists of the top haunted houses and haunted attractions for each day of October. “Americans have an intrinsic urge to conquer fear and the haunted attractions on these lists are […]

Experience Thrills, Gills and Chills this month at the Tennessee Aquarium

Afraid of tarantulas, snakes or sharks? Then you may or may not want to check out the Tennessee Aquarium special emphasis on “animals that have gotten a bad rap because of popular animal myths or Hollywood blockbusters” this month. The Aquarium’s new Animal Encounter Specialists will be working hard to debunk the ‘bad boy’ or […]

Haunted Hangouts

The little girl in me is just jumping up and down. It’s October! Time to dress up in costumes and go trick or treating. I’ve always loved Halloween and got really creative with my costumes. One year, I was a book worm. I dressed all in green, wore fake glasses (I didn’t need them for […]

Hallowboo! Starts Saturday

If you’re going to be in Pennsylvania this Saturday through the month of October, you might want to spend a day at Idlewild Park in Ligonier, Pa. Considered one of the best kid’s parks in the world, Idlewild will begin this year’s Halloween celebrations this weekend. According to a press release, “Many of the park’s […]