On Top of the Wizard World
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On Top of the Wizard World

On Top of the Wizard World by Jay S. Jacobs Such a feeling is coming over us. There is wonder in most everything we see. The reason is clear, it’s because Wizard World is back. Philly’s baby sister to San Diego and New York’s huge corporate Comic-Cons, Wizard World Philadelphia is a more intimate and … Continue reading

Vid Stars Invaded the Happiest Place on Earth During VidCon 2017
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Vid Stars Invaded the Happiest Place on Earth During VidCon 2017

Vid Stars Invaded the Happiest Place on Earth During VidCon 2017 When I think of our experience at VidCon 2017 in Anaheim, California last week, I can honestly say that it was a fun, informative, interactive experience for anyone and everyone who has an interest in making videos, loves to watch videos or lives for … Continue reading

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