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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...

Assassin's Creed Movie Soundtrack

Assassin’s Creed Soundtrack Coming Soon

head of the Assassin’s Creed theatrical release, fans will be able to get their Assassin’s Creed fix through the movie’s upcoming soundtrack. Releasing digitally on Friday, December 16th, 2016 by Decca Records, the movie soundtrack combines a thrilling score by composer Jed Kurzel with a new song by Massive Attack’s 3D and Young Fathers, and is performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra. Decca Records is the label behind the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Lumineers and more, so...

War For The Planet Of The Apes

“War of the Planet of the Apes” NYCC 2016 Exclusive Panels

This year’s New York Comic Con featured not just one but two exclusive panels for War of the Planet of the Apes. Both panels centered around the extremely talented Andy Serkis and the evolution of performance capturing which was awe-inspiring. Whenever we see a film which features a CGI-character, we often overlook the actor beneath the many layers of technology…

Black Sugar Transmission “In The City’s Arms” Album Review

Music is a forever evolving animal.  You can choose to evolve with it, or continue to live int he past.  Black Sugar Transmission chooses to live in the former and “In The City’s Arms” just proves this to be true, and true again.  It is pop for those who like pop, rock for those who like rock and experimental for those who drink a lot of coffee and are slightly erratic.

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Human by Design Conference Hits NYC

This week, CNN’s brand studio Courageous is partnering with Square Enix® to host a first-of-its-kind conference on human augmentation. The conference is being called Human by Design and will be held at the Paley Center* for Media in New York City this Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Human by Design will explore the intersection of technology and humanity with the objective of bringing together top minds to debate, question, and challenge what it means to be human.   Square Enix is aligning the Human by Design Conference to support...