Category: Culture

NYCC 2017: Bob's Burgers Pop Up Shop

NYCC 2017: Highlights from the “Bob’s Burgers” Pop Up Shop

Fans of the Emmy award-winning Bob’s Burgers lined up on Saturday to check out the exclusive pop-up shop only a few blocks away from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center ,where NYCC is currently taking place. The pop-up shop was set up to celebrate the show’s eighth season and featured a bunch of Bob’s Burgers themed merchandise including Funko POP!s, apparel, giftware, games and more. The first 100 attendees to the pop-up shop received a free “talking...

‘Halloween’ Arrives Early in New York

While there’s been an abundance of buzz on the Halloween film series of late, the majority of it has been focused on the forthcoming David Gordon Green-helmed sequel hitting theaters October 2018. The attention isn’t surprising, with Jamie Lee Curtis set to reprise her iconic role as Laurie Strode, sister of the original boogeyman himself, Michael Myers, and the involvement, as ambiguous as it may currently be, of the man that started it all, John Carpenter....

NYCC 2017: E Corp’s Ecoin Launch Party Highlights

Last night, E Corp celebrated the launch of their cryptocurrency, Ecoin. E Corp CEO Phillip Price (Michael Cristofer) addressed the crowd in New York’s Terminal 5 to unveil the national launch of Ecoin: A new currency for a new era. E Corp is trying to place the events of 5/9 behind them and introduce Americans to the newest form of currency. However, midway through Price’s speech, fsociety hijacked the stage and reiterated their discontent over E Corp’s...

Now Hear This, Comedy Unfolds in New York

Drag queens in cotton candy wigs and aerodynamic heels strutted in to its massive atrium for the third annual RuPaul’s Drag Con at the Javits Center in New York. Just two flights down, quite a different scene was unfolding. Lined up patiently on the cavernous subterranean level, men with glasses and bookish women carrying tote bags stood quietly, starring at their phones, waiting to listen to podcasts. The second annual Now Hear This Podcast Festival,...

Jose Cuervo Solar Eclipse Themed Cocktails

Solar Eclipse Themed Cocktails from Jose Cuervo

Looking for a unique way to celebrate the Solar Eclipse today? Why not try one of these cocktail recipes featuring Jose Cuervo Tequila? Since this is the first time select locations across the country will experience a total blackout, it’s a great excuse to raise a glass on Monday! And in the spirit of Jose Cuervo,  we hope you’ll join us in celebrating today, because tomorrow’s overrated! Total Especial Eclipse 2 oz Jose Cuervo Especial 2 oz Orange Juice...

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‘Camp’ is Back in Session: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ Star, Trilogy Come to New York

Jason Voorhees. Michael Myers. Freddy Krueger. Angela Baker. Yes, Angela Baker. While some people might scoff at the idea of including her (him?) in the same breath with the horror icons of Friday the 13th, Halloween and A Nightmare on Elm Street, respectively, don’t tell that to those who were in attendance at the Sleepaway Camp Trilogy at the popular Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, N.Y. on July 28. The event was organized by Retro Picture Show,...

Street Fighter: The RVA Warrior

Street Fighter: The RVA Warrior, Charity Album Featuring Remixes From Street Fighter II

Twenty producers, DJs, and emcees from Richmond, Virginia are excited to present a collaborative hip-hop tribute charity album featuring the iconic melodies from Street Fighter II. Street Fighter: The RVA Warrior breathes new life into each of the world warriors’ themes, and proceeds from CD and digital sales will be donated to the Richmond-based Building a Better RPS charitable organization to benefit public schools in the area. Street Fighter: The RVA Warrior is available today...

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KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra World Tour is Hitting Los Angeles and New York

It’s no secret that KINGDOM HEARTS is a beloved franchise among many gamers. KINGDOM HEARTS is the story of Light overcoming Darkness through the power of friendship and is the perfect mashup between Disney© and FINAL FANTASY characters. While everyone is still awaiting a release date for the highly anticipated KINGDOM HEARTS III, we are excited to share details regarding the first-ever official concert world tour of KINGDOM HEARTS. The KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra played concerts in Tokyo, Paris and London this past...

Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhibition at myplasticheart

Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhibition at myplasticheart Through June 18th, 2017

myplasticheart and James Groman are proud to present the “Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhibition”, a custom toy exhibit featuring various interpretations on American Greetings’® popular 80’s toy series, Madballs™! An impressive group of artists put their own spin on the Madballs vinyl figures produced by Kidrobot®. This talented lineup includes illustrators, sculptors and painters whose creative careers and artistic endeavors have been marked by their love of the classic Madballs of their childhood. The...

Try Something Different this Cinco de Mayo with Dos Equis Inspired Cocktails

Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us. And this Cinco de Mayo, Dos Equis® is celebrating 120 years of the brand’s Mexican heritage. They are encouraging fans of their cerveza to ‘Spice Up Their Cinco’ and trade in their sombreros and maracas to seek the adventurous side of the holiday. This Cinco de Mayo, let’s seek inspiration from the “Most Interesting Man in the World” and step a bit outside of your comfort zone. Let us spice up your cinco with two...

Shawne Merriman Discusses Life After Football on “The Regular Season Sportscast”

Show Notes “High Rent & Lights Out!” On this week’s episode, Jay is in the middle of the process of finding an apartment in New York City and also his anger towards landlords. Also on this episode former NFL player and 3x Pro-Bowler & 3x All-Pro Shawne “Lights Out” Merriman drops in and discusses life after football, NASCAR, and getting into the MMA cage. Also on tap: Devin Booker drops 70 March Madness Oakland Raiders...

Jose Cuervo x Cavolo x Campos Capsule Collection

Jose Cuervo Launches Cuervo x Cavolo x Campos Capsule Collection

Last night we got a chance to celebrate Jose Cuervo’s 222nd birthday. To mark the occasion, Cuervo launched a limited edition capsule collection featuring Honduran designer Carlos Campos. Each piece features a unique design that fuses the artwork created specifically for the limited edition 222 bottle series. Designed by Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo, and past Campos designs, the bottles tell the story of key periods in Cuervo’s history – Heart, Lady, Devil and Music.† The...