PAW Patrol Live! Lands in Orlando June 24 & 25th

PAW Patrol is on a roll with the first-ever live tour!

FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents “Finding Neverland” Starting June 6th

Show dates: Tuesday-Sunday, June 6-11, 2017

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

We spoke with comedians Chris Gethard, Pete Holmes and NPR moderator Ira Glass about Gethard’s new HBO Special, Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

Stage Review: “42nd Street” – Kansas City

“42nd Street” is what you might call an old fashioned musical, with classic songs and some of the greatest hoofing you will ever see on stage.

TFF 2017: Executive Producers of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

The executive producer and showrunner on Hulu’s new series hit the red carpet to discuss the bold adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel: “I think it’s entertaining but it’s pretty damn powerful, so fasten your seatbelt.”

Planet Comicon remains the best in the Midwest

Rough weather in the Midwest didn’t stop tens of thousands of people from packing into Bartle Hall in Kansas City over the weekend for Planet Comicon

Stage Review: “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” – Kansas City

Couple great performances with classic songs and you have a genuine toe-tapping musical that the audience can – and does – sing along to

James Clow talks about playing Don Kirshner in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”

Media Mikes talks with James Clow about his role of music producer Don Kirshner in the Carole King-inspired musical “Beautiful”

Stage Review: “The Phantom of the Opera” – Kansas City

The production I saw was brilliantly produced and, though I had a few quibbles with some of the changes, I was thoroughly entertained. The cast was amazing. As the title character, Derrick Davis embodied the role.

Talking “The Phantom of the Opera” with Trista Moldovan

Trista Moldovan talks with MediaMikes about returning to “The Phantom of the Opera” as Carlotta

For a Fifth Straight Year, Panic Fest Gets Bigger and Better

The folks behind Panic Fest have a deep passion for horror and it showed all weekend long

Event Review: Monster Jam @ Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL

I cannot even remember the last time I went to Monster Jam. I would think it has to be nearly 20 years by now at least. I have always been yearning to go back though and this year was the year! I have always been a huge Grave Digger fan and I remember cars like Big […]

Theatre Review: Wicked @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando FL

“Wicked” opened on Broadway in New York back in 2003 and has since com “a cultural phenomenon” according to Variety and called “the best musical of the decade” by Entertainment Weekly. “Wicked” has been performed in over 100 cities in 14 countries around the world being translated into six languages and is the winner of […]

Orlando Monster Jam Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets start at $15 for Monster Jam at Camping World Stadium ORLANDO, FL (November 28, 2016) – Feld Entertainment announced today that tickets for Monster Jam®, the most adrenaline-charged motorsports experience for families on the planet, are now on sale. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at $15. […]

Theatre Review: “The Book of Mormon”

There isn’t a lot you can say for a musical that contains four letter words, Darth Vader and an image of a Hell that contains both Hitler AND Johnnie Cochran except this: IT’S BRILLIANT!

Tickets Online Now for “Wicked” for the 2016-2017 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season!

2016-2017 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season  WICKED TICKETS ON SALE NOW! “If every musical had the brains, heart and courage of Wicked, Broadway really would be a magical place.” (Time Magazine)  Orlando, FL – Broadway’s biggest blockbuster returns to Orlando this winter.Wicked will fly into Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts’s Walt Disney Theater from […]

Book Review “The Art of Moana”

This movie is simply beautiful and the book is a perfect companion to the film.

Save Ferris front-woman Monique Powell talks about the bands reformation and upcoming EP “New Sound”

Monique Powell is the lead singer of the Orange County ska-punk band Save Ferris.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is Bringing XTREME to Orlando!

Tickets go on Sale Monday, November 14! The Greatest Show On Earth® Features Extreme Acts Fused with Iconic Circus Traditions for the Ultimate Family Entertainment Experience

NYCC 2016: Adult Swim’s DREAM CORP LLC

Dream Corp LLC stars Stephen Merchant, Nick Rutherford and Jon Gries joined series creator Daniel Stessen to discuss this new Adult Swim show at NYCC 2016

Paradiso Chapter 1 “NYC’s Most Interactive Escape Room”

Billed as “part immersive theater, part escape room, part existential game,” Paradiso satisfies multiple action movie nerd fantasies in one pulse pounding hour.

2016 New Jersey Kiss Expo Review

One of the longest running and largest Kiss fan expo’s returned this year to the Somerset/Bridgewater Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza) in Somerset, NJ. On Sunday October 9th 2016.

2016 New York Comic Con Review: Day 2

The Jacob K. Javits Center in the heart of New York City once again played host to the annual New York Comic Con on October 6th-9th where for four days the sprawling complex became the epicenter for all things comics and pop culture.

Tagslyvania in Big Flats, NY returns for its 7th season

The ghoulish residents who reside in the mysterious fog covering the sprawling grounds of Tag’s in Big Flats, NY came alive for their 7th fright filled season on Friday September 23rd.

“Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years” Lands at New York’s Paley Center

The temporary exhibition celebrating Star Trek brings together an
international array of artists and includes fan photo op stations and Paley Center screenings.

Charred Walls of the Damned’s Richard Christy talks about the bands latest album “Creatures Watching Over the Dead”

Richard Christy may be best known for his work on the Howard Stern radio show however long before his antics made him a regular fixture on the long running show Richard was a heavy metal drummer for bands like Death and Iced Earth.

Death Valley High frontman Reyka Osburn discusses “CVLT [AS FVK]”

Reyka Osburn is the vocalist/guitarist for the California based goth/rock band Death Valley High.

Chart-Topping Rap Duo TWIZTID to Drop New Full-Length Album “The Continuous Evilution Of Life’s ?’s” on January 27, 2017

A TWIZTID First: Supporters Exclusively Surprised with New Album Details via The Green Book Re-Issue Booklet, Out Last Friday.

Disney On Ice Presents “Follow Your Heart” This September in Orlando

Tickets On Sale Now in Orlando for Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart Featuring Disney•Pixar’s Record-Breaking Animated Hit Finding Dory and Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out

Theater Review: “If/Then” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Nominated for two Tony Awards when if first appeared on Broadway, “If/Then” was a perfect show to highlight the vocal talents of the great Idina Menzel. Ms. Burns is up to the challenge of stepping into Menzel’s vocal shoes here.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart Featuring Disney•Pixar’s Record-Breaking Animated Hit Finding Dory and Inside Out Heads to Orlando

The ice skating extravaganza featuring Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out, Disney’s Frozen and other beloved Disney stories visits Orlandofrom September 2-4, 2016 for six performances at Amway Center

Theatre Review: “The Bridges of Madison County” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Winner of two Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, the show boasts some excellent songs that not only set the mood of the show but progress it along.

Kansas City’s Planet Comicon Just Gets Better and Better

More than 70,000 turned out for Planet Comicon in Kansas City.

Theatre Review: “Matilda” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

If you like watching talented children then go see “Matilda.” If not, read the book.

Tom Hiddleston and Susanne Bier Premiere AMC’S The Night Manager

Tom Hiddleston and Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier spoke with me at the Tribeca Film Festival about their hit spy series “The Night Manager” which premieres this week on AMC.

Chantel Riley Talks About Broadway’s “The Lion King” and Her Role in the New Film “Race”

Nala in the Broadway musical “The Lion King” and new film “Race”

Peppa Pig Live! Arrives This Weekend at Hard Rock Live Orlando!

Description: Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is an action-packed live show, based on the popular Peppa Pig television series, designed to deliver to preschoolers and young fans an unforgettable first live theater experience. A fully immersive musical production featuring a dozen familiar and original songs, as well as an interactive sing-a-long, the live stage show will have […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS Comes to Orlando, FL!

Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey PresentsLEGENDS

Event Coverage: New York Comic Con 2015

With numbers which are rivaling San Diego Comic Con the future seems bright for the NY show and we couldn’t be happier to see it continue to grow.

Cory Stolberg discussing saving My Happy Place Comic Book Store

Comic collectors long for their own store

The Cast of “Blindspot” Speaks at NYCC

Actors Sullivan Stapleton, Ashley Johnson, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Audrey Esparza, Rob Brown and Series creator Martin Gero all sat down with us at NYCC.

Event Coverage: The Americas Cake & Sugarcraft Fair, Hosted by Satin Ice

This one event managed to bring the Americas’ love of cake and meld it with some of the most talented cake makers from across the land

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Kids Love & Family Expo is September 12 & 13, 2015 at Museum of Discovery and Science

The Museum of Discovery and Science announced today that it will host the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Kids Love & Family Expo for the second year in a row on September 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and September 13, 2015 from noon to 5 p.m

Kansas City Comic Con Debuts as Strong as Gates BBQ Sauce

If the crowds and the events at this year’s inaugural Kansas City Comic Con two weeks ago are any indication, the area can indeed host more events like this without saturating the market

A Look at BookCon 2015

An overview and images from BookCon held at NYC’s Javits Center.

“The Hunger Games: The Exhibition” Opens in NY at Discovery Times Square

The new exhibit at Discovery Times Square allows fans to explore the cinematic world of Panem.

Theatre Review: “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Well produced and performed, this version of “Cinderella” mixes up great songs, a strong cast and a familiar story to make it sure to entertain everyone in the audience, both young and old

Theatre Review “Pippin” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

“Pippin” is a tony award winning musical, and for good reason

Theatre Review “Once: The Musical” Tour – Kansas City, MO

Very pleased with how well they handled the material

Re-Imagined “Camelot” Comes to Kansas City

Well presented…quite scaled down for the “Game of Thrones” set, this production of “Camelot” posts three great leads and an incredible selection of music

“Force 9” – A Comic Blast From The Past Has Arrived

“Force 9” is a nostalgic trip down memory lane that will make readers recall their younger days of taking out pen and paper and creating

Theatre Review “Million Dollar Quartet” Kansas City, Missouri

Heavy on classic songs and buoyed by the energy of it’s cast, the current touring production of “Million Dollar Quartet”

Theatre Review: Original Hedwig’s Final Weeks on Broadway

John Cameron Mitchell stars in Hedwig and the Angry Inch through April 26th

Once Again, KC’s Planet Comicon is a Rousing Success!

Planet Comicon, one of the best and biggest fan-driven conventions in the country, ended another great session this past weekend in Kansas City.

Theatre Review “Slava’s Snowshow” Orlando FL, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Words connect explain how terrifying yet at the same time exhilarating experience it was

Orlando MegaCon Returns to the Orange County Convention Center April 10-12, 2015

Orlando MegaCon, the Southeast’s largest comic book, anime, gaming and multi-media event, is returning to the Orange County Convention Center April 10-12.

Theatre Review “The Book of Mormon” Kansas City, Music Hall

The show was one of the most original I’ve ever seen, much deserving of the nine Tony Awards it won

“Chicago” Kicks off the Season in Kansas City

“Chicago” runs at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, January 25.

John O’Hurley talks about his role of Billy Flynn in the touring production of “Chicago”

Best known for J. Peterman, Elaine’s boss, on “Seinfeld”

“Grease” Director Randal Kleiser talks about his stage debut

Director of “Grease”, “Blue Lagoon” and “White Fang”

Creators Dan Harmon & Justin Roiland join actors Chris Parnell & Sarah Chalke to discuss “Rick and Morty” at NYCC

Creators: Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon (“Community”). Actors: Chris Parnell (“Saturday Night Live”) and Sarah Chalke (“Scrubs”)

Event Review “Festival of Trees: Tis the Season” Orlando Museum of Art

This year the event runs from November 15 – 23, 2014, 10am – 5pm daily. If you are looking for a fun holiday event, this is a nice day out.

Theatre Review “A Christmas Story, The Musical” Orlando Repertory Theatre

A Christmas Story: The Musical November 10 – December 28, 2014 Orlando Repertory Theatre 1001 East Princeton Street Orlando, FL Our Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars You know those flyers that you get in the mail and just throw away cause they are usually garage? I think I will be taking a closer look […]

Feld Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment’s “Marvel Universe Live!” Hits Orlando, FL December!

AN ORIGINAL, LIVE-ACTION ARENA EXPERIENCE, FEATURING THE GREATEST MARVEL SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS.

Orlando Museum of Art Presents Festival of Trees: “Tis the Season!”

Date: November 15 – November 23, 2014

Marvel and Disney Kingdoms Take You for a Ride with “Big Thunder Mountain Railroad”!

Newest Disney Kingdoms Comic Book Series to Focus on Disney Theme Park Attraction

New York Comic Con 2014 “The Following” Panel

Slim on specifics, the actors and director didn’t give too much of the new season away to fans, instead opting for vague descriptions of possible upcoming plot points.

New York Comic Con 2014 “Adult Swim Panel Block”

Starting things off was a panel for the upcoming The Jack and Triumph Show, which features Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (voiced by Robert Smigel)

Convention Review “New York Comic Con 2014”

Fall in New York City has a different meaning to the millions of people who scurry about the streets each day however for fans of Comics and Pop Culture fall means it’s time for Comic Con!

New York Comic Con 2014 – Andrea Romano & Greg Cipes Panel

The voice directing legend Andrea Romano took to the stage at New York Comic Con to discuss her illustrious career and her advice to aspiring voice actors.

New York Comic Con 2014 – Broad City Panel

The Broad City web series began on YouTube in 2009 and achieved an almost cult-like status before being discovered by Amy Poehler, who transitioned the show into a 30-minute televised format.

New York Comic Con 2014 – Cosplay Favorites

This is New York Comic Con’s ninth year and its largest yet. Run by the exhibitor Reed Pop, 151,000 tickets were sold…

New York Comic Con 2014 – “Bob’s Burgers” Panel Coverage

The Bob’s Burgers panel, comprised of Loren Bouchard (show creator), Bobby Tisdale (voice of Zeke), Kristen Schaal (voice of Louise), John Roberts (voice of Linda), Larry Murphy (voice of Teddy), Eugene Mirman (voice of Gene), and H. Jon Benjamin (voice of Bob)

Our Own Comic Book Guy Sounds off on “Guardians of the Galaxy”

*Warning: Probably Going to Offend Some People with this One

Peter Sachon talks about concert with The Third Estate, “Mythos”

Producer of “Mythos”, Cellist in Broadway’s “Pippin”

Comic Book Review “Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird”

An all-new adventure inspired by Disney’s legendary but never built Museum of the Weird!

Event Review “Disney On Ice Presents: Frozen”

one of the best Disney on Ice shows that I have seen in recent years and will leave every single “Frozen” fan 100% satisfied.

“​Sweeney Todd” Kicks off Garden Theatre Season, Starting September 12th

The Garden Theatre is proud to present TheatreWorks Florida’s production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street showing September 12 – October 5, 2014

2014: The Year of the Independents

Now that we’ve addressed the big guns, it’s time to talk about what’s really going down in comics.

Comic Book Review “Disney Kingdoms: Figment #2″

This world of imagination looks so amazing and I couldn’t help but race to the next page.

Chazz Palmenteri talks about his one-man play of “A Bronx Tale”

“The Usual Suspects”, “A Bronx Tale”, “Bullets Over Broadway”

Comic Book Review “Metabarons Genesis: Castaka” by Alexandro Jodorowsky

Like “The Metabarons”, it is a not an easy series to just pick up and read, it is deep like the work that Jodorowsky is know for and that is what makes it exciting and very interesting read

Comic Book Review “The White Lama” by Alexandro Jodorowsky

If you enjoy this other work like “The Incal” and “The Metabarons”, this is another great series to check out

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. at Discovery Times Square

We toured the S.H.I.E.L.D. Training facility now open to fans in New York City.

Audio Book Reviews “Graphic Audio: Marvel”

These audio books have full casts, cinematic music and sound effects. While you are listening to these you literally can visualize the comic and you feel like you are right in the middle of the action.

Comic Book Review “Disney Kingdoms: Figment #1”

There are tons of little Easter eggs too for those hardcore Disney fans, so keep an eye out when reading for sure

Graphic Novel Review “The Technopriests: Supreme Collection”

What I realized with reading Jodorowsky in the last few months is that his work really requires you to engage yourself in these comics and not just flip and look at the pretty pictures

Feld Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment Unveil Cast for Highly Anticipated Live Event Spectacular “Marvel Universe Live!”

More Than 50 Performers Prepare To Bring The Marvel Universe To Life In This Summer’s Live Action Arena Spectacular Ellenton, FL, (June 12, 2014) – After scouring the country to find the best of the best in live action performers with an amazing array of disciplines and skills, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in […]

Graphic Novel Review “Castle: Richard Castle’s Unholy Storm”

“Richard Castle’s Unholy Storm” is the latest graphic novel release based on the series and it is easily one of the best yet

The World Premiere of the Off-Broadway Musical “The Anthem” Opens May 29th!

A Radical New Musical Inspired by the Classic Novella “Anthem” and the Works of Ayn Rand

Disney on Ice Presents “Frozen” Coming to Orlando, FL

Tickets On Sale June 3 for Touring Skating Spectacular. Featuring Dynamic Sisters Anna and Elsa, Appearing for the First Time in a Live Production

Theater Review “Ghost: The Musical” Bob Carr Performing Arts Center – Orlando, FL

The show is such an experience,..It is exhilarating and also at the same time exhausting.

Ralph Steadman talks about his work with Hunter S. Thompson and film “For No Good Reason”

Gonzo Artist, best known for work with Hunter S. Thompson.

Last Year in Comics: DC Comics

Oh DC…it was going so right, where did it go wrong??

Theatre Review “Jersey Boys” Bob Carr Performing Arts Center – Orlando, FL

Such beautiful music. Such wonderful talent. This is a show that is not to be missed.

Book Review “The Metabarons: Ultimate Collection”

If you are a sci-fi fan looking to discover something new or re-discover this cult classic, I highly recommend checking out this amazing collection.

Book Review “The Incal: Classic Collection”

Extremely cinematic and nothing like any other comic developed during its time.

Theater Review “War Horse” Kansas City, Missouri

Winner of 5 Tony Awards (and a special Tony for it’s remarkable puppetry), including Best Play, “War Horse” is a show that you will remember forever.

Kansas City’s Planet Comicon Another Huge Success

Despite downtown Kansas City being overrun by Big 12 College Basketball fans, more than 40,000 people, many in costume, filled Bartle Hall to participate in this year’s best in the Midwest gathering, Planet Comicon.

Theatre Review “Once” National Tour – Orlando, FL

Performing January 28th – February 2nd at the Bob Car Performing Arts Centre in Orlando FL

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