We’re Off to See the Wizard World!
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We’re Off to See the Wizard World!

We’re Off to See the Wizard World! by Jay S. Jacobs Wizard World Comic-Con touched down in Philadelphia again as freaks, geeks, aliens, superheroes, gamers, mad slashers and B-actors all made their way to the Convention Center this past weekend. (June 1 to June 4.) It was where fantasy met commerce in an awe-inspiring, sense-pulsing … Continue reading

Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!
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Barry Bostwick – Dammit Barry, We Love You!

Barry Bostwick Dammit Barry, We Love You! by Jay S. Jacobs The river was deep, but Barry Bostwick swam it. The road was long, but he ran it. There is a fire in his heart and we fan it, dammit! Such is the life of a cultural icon. Forty-two years ago, Barry Bostwick was a … Continue reading

Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming
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Sam Barlow and Alon Benari – Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming

Sam Barlow and Alon Benari Revolutionizing Filmmaking With Interactive Live-Action Gaming by Jay S. Jacobs It seems only natural – streamlining and combining the technologies of video-gaming and movie-making.  It’s an idea that has been tantalizing programmers and cinephiles for a few decades now, but the technology is finally hitting a focal point where it … Continue reading

Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale – Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future
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Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale – Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future

Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Bob Gale Gotta Get Back in Time to Back to the Future by Jay S. Jacobs As hard as it is to believe, the movie Back to the Future is now further in our collective rearview mirror than the Enchantment Under the Sea dance was to Marty … Continue reading

And We Say To Ourselves, What a Wizard World
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And We Say To Ourselves, What a Wizard World

And We Say To Ourselves, What a Wizard World Wizard World Philadelphia Comic-Con – Philadelphia Convention Center – Philadelphia, PA – June 2-5, 2016 You know the old song that goes “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right”?  Well what if those clowns are Pennywise the Dancing Clown and the jokers are… … Continue reading

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost – Get High With Paul
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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost – Get High With Paul

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Get High With Paul by Brad Balfour In Paul, screenwriters/actors Nick Frost and Simon Pegg crash the San Diego Comic-Con, forever endear themselves to the fanboys, mark off some of the talent they have on their “favorite stars to work with” list and get the girl… or alien. It was inevitable … Continue reading

Butch Patrick – Wolfman in Love
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Butch Patrick – Wolfman in Love

Butch Patrick Wolfman in Love by Ronald Sklar Our Butch is in love. And his alter ego, Eddie Munster, is howling with joy. Butch Patrick, 57 (born Patrick Alan Caples), is the actor who played the only wolf/son of Herman and Lily Munster on The Munsters on CBS from 1964-1966 (and forever in reruns). The former-child-actor has … Continue reading