What is it about Las Vegas that seems to have me come home with the flu? Maybe I got it from SpongeBob Square Pants. You think? Well, I’m filling myself up with Airbourne and resting, but sheesh. Anyway, enough about me.
Here are few things I thought you’d be interested in:
The British Fantasy Society has begun organizing regional open nights. The next one will be held in York on Oct. 13. The events are organized and run by local volunteers. For more information, visit www.hub-mag.co.uk/bfs/register.htm.
The Tokyo Disney Resort will soon be getting its own hotel. The Tokyo Disneyland Hotel is scheduled to open in the summer of 2008. For more information, visit www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/200709/477/.
The Fell’s Point Ghost Tours, which were mentioned is the premiere issue of The Genre Traveler, have begun some new tours and changed their name to Baltimore Ghost Tours. Mt Vernon GhostWalk covers the hauntings happening in the historic Mt. Vernon area of Baltimore. They’ve added a pub walk of Fell’s Point and matinee tours of the original Ghost Walk. For more information, visit www.fellspointghost.com/.
Anime Supercon, a convention for anime, animation, comic book and manga fans, will take place Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2007, at The Marriott North in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The show will include celebrity guests, artists, vendors, Q&A’s, parties, costume contests, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels, comic books, cosplay photoshoots and more. For more information, visit www.animesupercon.com.
Trek fans will want to head on over to StarTrek.com. For the month of October, they will be holding the “Roddenberry’s StarTrek.com Scavenger Hunt.” If you get all 10 questions of the scavenger hunt within the website correct, you’ll qualify to receive a Grand Prize worth more than $800. For more information, visit www.roddenberry.com/?action=site.showcase&sid=7.