Warning: Illegal string offset 'twitter_load_style' in /home/customer/www/scifiology.com/public_html/news/wp-content/plugins/nextend-twitter-connect/nextend-twitter-connect.php on line 55
Best of | Scifiology

Category Archives: Best of

5K Buffet Nashville and Beyond

07 Oct 2012

 

Once again here in Nashville the 5K Buffet will take place on October 27th at Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Grounds (Intersection of Old Hickory Blvd and Vaughn Rd). If you have no idea where that is here is a link to Google map of the location. A different location from last years scenic pounce along the River in downtown Nashville. But like the previous years this human mobile buffet is for a good cause and will begin with the first wave starting at 11:30 . Anyone could enter this from novice to advance. On the entree page you could select from 5 or 6 levels so don't fret if your out of shape or someone like me who after a half mile weezes like a asthmatic that climbed the Empire State buildings stairs and walked into the old smoking car of the LIRR  .  The levels range from

I will most likely either walking or leaving in an ambulance

to

I have taken to racing animals because humans provide no challenge to me

Nashville however is not alone. It looks like the infection has festered in other states as well. And the same rules applies to them as in the Nashville or should I start saying Noshville. No ? Well the states that also have it are

  1. Columbus Ohio October 13th at Arch Park (intersection of Nationwide Blvd and West St) Registration Page
  2. Phoenix Arizona October 20th at Reach 11 Sports Complex (2425 EAST DEER VALLEY ROAD) Registration Page
  3. Jacksonville Florida October 20th at the Jacksonville Landing in downtown Jacksonville. Registration Page

All runs look like they have the same start time (11:30 for the first wave) except for Jacksonville who has a different start time and instead of one event they are getting two events . The Zombie Buffet 5k and the Kid's Fitness Zombie Chase have partnered up in Jacksonville allowing people of all ages to get involved in the zombie mayhem . So the first wave of Kids Zombie Chase starts 11 and the First wave of the 5K Buffet starts at 1.

Good luck to all the runners . Who knows maybe this year I will be one of them if not I am training for next year.

Here is a basic overview of how this marathon works from the 5K Buffet home page.

  • Choose to be a Runner or one of the Undead in this mad dash for survival that puts you right in the middle of the Zombie Apocalypse.
  • Choose to be one of the Infected and chase down terrified runners and "infect" them by taking their health flags.
  • Choose to be a Runner and simply try to cross the finish line with one health flag still intact. Be careful though because if you lose both flags you become one of the Infected!

This is just a sampling of what you can expect in the ZOMBIE BUFFET 5k. Learn more about how it all works...

5k locations
Fees

Video I took of last years event

Share

NASHVILLE COMIC AND HORROR FESTIVAL

28 Sep 2012

Here is some local news of the horror and sci fi scene. I went to this last year and had a great time there. Met some great people and I hope to go once more this year . Which has been pretty crazy with all kinds of running around and stuff. But for those around the area here is a list of who will be there and what events are going on.

NASHVILLE COMIC AND HORROR FESTIVAL
TN STATE FAIRGROUNDS
OCT 6-7
BIGGER AND BETTER
SAT 10-6($10 ADMISSION)
SUN 11-4($5 ADMISSION)
Convention Listings

MEDIA GUEST
ERNIE HUDSON
THE CROW, GHOSTBUSTERS, OZ,AND MANY MORE!
SAT ONLY IN HIS FAMOUS OUTFIT FROM THE GHOSTBUSTERS!

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD REUNION 1968

KYRA SCHON(KAREN) GEORGE KOSANA(SHERIFF)

RUSSELL STREINER(JOHNNY) JOHN RUSSO(WRITER)

Camden Toy
Buffy, angel and more

LYNN LOWRY
THE CRAZIES, I DRINK YOUR BLOOD, THE SHIVERS

Marilyn Ghiigliotti
(CLERKS, ALIEN ARMAGEDDOR)

JOHN Dugan(sat only)
(Grandpa Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and TCM 3D)

MIKE HOLEMAN
(MTVS JACKASS,MOUNTAIN MAFIA, HUGABLE)

Jem and the holograms
MISFITS Reunion(SAT ONLY)
PATRICIA ALBRECHT (pizzazz)

and FIRST CON APPERANCE EVER
LOUISE DORSEY
JETTA

Bill Bryge
(Ernest scared stupid, Ernest goes to Jail)

COMIC GUEST
PAUL JENKINS
WOLVERINE ORGINS, DARKNESS

Jonathan Glapion
artist Batman, Spiderman

Le Beau L Underwood
artist Static shock,batwing, he -man

gary freidrich
GHOST RIDER
WRITER SILVER AGE AVNGERS, SGT FURY

JAMES O'BARR
CREATOR AND ARTIST OF THE CROW

Drew Geraci
(52, green lantern, birds of prey)

Tom Fiester
(GI joe cover artist)

STEVE SCOTT
ARTIST BATMAN, XMEN, HULK

Jason Craig
evil ernie, Grimm Fairy Tales, Freddy/ash/Jason

Chris Moreno
artist Sidekicks, Hulk, Dickhead Zombie

Jacob Rougemont
writer Marvel Handbook Series

Sterling Clark
Artist Big bang Comics

Joe pruett
marvel writetr, publisher desparedo

richard green
(disney animator)

Authors

Jeff Thompson
Jonathan Lampley
Sean Tayloy
BRYAN SMITH
DONNA MARSH
Bobby Nash
JoAnne Padgett
Brian Kannard
J. Travis gruden
Amy holmes McClung

artist

pixel peddler
RAt TAil
CREEPY F.M.SHOW
CREATURE SEEKER
FANTASY VISON
olivia frankenstein
todd kennedy
torc press
jason flowers
jeff bertand
tina carnes
GRAVE DISTRACTION PUB.
mike carr
culture cringe
josh dycus
annie erskine
scottie watson
joint custody
eso podcast
show podcast
Anthony Taylor
FANBOY GLASSES
Decibel Geeks
Richard Cook
tony brock
Kimberly Dunaway
Tn spirts
Adventurecon
Terror gloves
RAK GRAPHICS
THE PWA SHOW
CRAIG GARRETT
GLEN WEISS
THONG GIRL
BEN DIXON
Sam Flegal

PIN UP MODELS/PLAYMATES
ALEXANDRA VAN ZEELET

POLLY PISTOL

MELANIE CONTREAS

STACEY DIXON
Cyndi Snow and Genna Yussman

thong girl Maranda monroe

Share

Doctor Who mini Episode

25 May 2012

You got to love when kids get involved and win these competitions . It was a script to screen competition featuring Dr Who's Matt Smith , Karen Gillan and an appearance of one of the new favorite baddies in the the Dr lure the Weeping Angels. The video or mini episode as it is called also has an Olympic theme with the runner and the torch.

Doctor Who Mini-Episode "Good As Gold" Script to Screen 2012

Behind the Scenes

Share

Must Do’s for SCI FI junkies in Orlando

30 Apr 2012

 

After this vacation and learning that Disney is preparing to build an Avatar Land it dawned on my that there is so much for us SCI FI nuts that you can not avoid around the Orlando area. Most of them are in Universal and there is some in the Disney Parks. Over the years I have traveled with my family a number of times to the area and I have been lucky enough that my family likes the same stuff that I do. So it is real easy to become a kid once again and do all that geeky/nerdy/sci fi/ F-en awesome SH*T without any problems. So without going into to much detail on what is what . I will just list the rides in the parks they belong to and if possible find a Youtube video of them to give you an idea of what they are about via excerpts from the descriptions on Wikipedia. And these days that should be easy. Its like almost everyone post their vids of their experiences up on Youtube and there is always someone writing in Wiki in reliable and exact detail about those attractions these days. Since this is a lengthy one and most likely will have some add ons in the future as I find more and more I have broken this into pages with each of the attractions having their own page. You can go either find the ride your interested in by title or just click the next page. 

 My list of the top rides and attractions in Orlando Florida.

 

So I will start of at Universal Parks which contains more of those specialized attractions then any other I have ever seen. There are two parks that contain different types of rides. One is more movie based and has attractions and rides like Shrek and Men in Black called Universal Studios Florida. The other is Islands of Adventure and basically is more a thrill type of rides but also has its footing squarely in movies such as Jurassic Park, Harry Potter etc....

Both are a treat to visit and its a great alternative to Disney especially for the teens and older crowds like myself. Here is a list with videos of the better Sci Fi must see's and do's in Universal and Disney.

 

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Islands of Adventure) Universal Florida

First of all the whole area is set up to match the movie world of Harry Potter. That alone is awesome enough but the ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is a fanatics dream.

Here is one of the full experience including waiting on line . But there is so many cool features to see on line.

Description from Wikipedia

The area's flagship attraction is Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey which exists within a re-creation of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It takes riders on a journey through Harry Potter's wizarding world. Other attractions include Dragon Challenge, a pair of inverted roller coasters, and Flight of the Hippogriff, a family roller coaster. The area also features a re-creation of Hogsmeade which includes a full-sized model of the Hogwarts Express as well as many gift shops and restaurants from the series of Harry Potter books. These including Dervish and Banges, Honeydukes, Ollivanders, Zonko's Joke Shop, The Three Broomsticks and The Hog's Head.

Share

Trek Nation – A Sons Discovery

02 Dec 2011

The other night when flicking through channels on my TV I came across accidentally on a show called Trek Nation that was aired on the Science Channel or Sci (the channels logo) Channel. It is one of those cable/satellite channels that many may not know about but is one of those like the History channel that is fun to watch when your in one of those cerebral moods .

Share

Read More

Recent Posts

Login To Comment

Follow Me on

377072
Users Today : 154
Users Yesterday : 192
This Month : 3654
This Year : 8003
Total Users : 377072
Views Today : 787
Total views : 1534982
Who's Online : 5

Login Form

Share

Bad Behavior has blocked 640 access attempts in the last 7 days.