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Columbus Oddities & Curiosities Expo!

Posted  April 30, 2018  by  pazzma5

For lovers of the strange & unusual. . .  Introducing, the very first COLUMBUS ODDITIES & CURIOSITIES EXPO! At the expo, there will be a plethora of vendors with such oddities as taxidermy, wet specimens, antiques, odd jewelry, unusual art, bones, curiosities and all around creepy, strange and bizarre items. Additionally, there will be performers on stage all […]

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Midwest Haunters Convention 2018

Posted  April 9, 2018  by  Linda Gabriele

The Midwest Haunters Convention (MHC) is the largest Halloween show of its kind in the U.S. serving a primary audience of haunted attraction producers, actors, artists and home haunters.  It features a 75,000 square foot vendor trade show with over 100 vendors providing businesses and individuals the opportunity to shop for professional quality Halloween related products. The […]

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INAUGURAL INKCARCERATION 2018

Posted  March 12, 2018  by  pazzma5

Last week, the inaugural INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival was officially announced, presenting fans with a one-of-a-kind event experience. At INKCARCERATION, not only will attendees rock out to three days of live music from 30+ of today’s greatest rock bands, they can also be tattooed by acclaimed local and regional artists, tour one of the most famous haunted reformatories […]

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Astronomicon!

Posted  January 24, 2018  by  pazzma5

The inaugural Astronomicon pop culture convention will take place in just one month in the Metro Detroit area! Astronomicon is an all ages event promising fun for everyone, taking place on February 9-11, 2018 at the Wyndham Garden in Sterling Heights, MI (34911 Van Dyke). Each day will include a variety of activities, including cosplay and […]

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Slayer’s Final World Tour

Posted  January 24, 2018  by  pazzma5

  Understandable after all these years. But, we’re sad to learn that Slayer will be turning in their guitar picks after this upcoming 2018 tour.    Behemoth, along with Lamb Of God, Anthrax, and Testament, all bands who have close ties to and have shared the stage multiple times with Slayer over the years, will […]

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Columbus Hails the King of Avatar County

Posted  January 18, 2018  by  Linda Gabriele

On Saturday, January 6th, Columbus, Ohio was invaded and, now, all hail the king of Avatar Country! And, it’s about damn time, because we’ve always yearned to be ruled by Swedish heavy metal band, Avatar! We have witnessed Avatar’s eye-popping carnival of madness during a number of festivals over the last couple of years. It’s […]

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Van Wert Civic Theatre Review – Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland, a tale by Lewis Carroll, seems to me, to a story put forth by someone who is under the influence of some sort of hallucinogen. The little girl is bored, she follows this white rabbit down a hole, where she ...
by P.S. Luhn
 

 
 

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Leaves a Musical Legacy

With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Chester Charles Bennington. Bennington was an American singer and songwriter best known as the frontman for the rock band Linkin Park. He was also the lead singer for Dead by Sunri...
by Linda Gabriele
 

 

 
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Loud-N-Lima bringing three days of rock music, camping, and fun to Allen County Fairgrounds

LIMA – With more than 30 rock gods and video vixens from the past 25 years, Loud-N-Lima is the biggest lineup of 80’s Hair Metal and Hard Rock in the USA in 2017. The three-day weekend will feature rock-n-roll from big ...
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Wizard of Lies Review

In case you forgot, or were too young to be paying attention, Bernard “Bernie” Madoff is, according to a sourced summary at Wikipedia, “an American fraudster and a former stockbroker, investment advi...
by Chad Spar
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Review: Body Count’s Bloodlust

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Encore Theatre – Plaza Suite Review

Saw a very fun show last night at Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc., Encore Theatre. “Plaza Suite”, written by my favorite playwright of all time, Neil Simon, was the fare. I don’t remember the movie, derived fr...
by P.S. Luhn