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On my way to Blobfest right now…

Real Blob Kristi Looking Stupid

It’s the real blob and me, instead of looking scared, looking like a complete moron. Oh well.

As we speak, I’m off to BLOBFEST in Phonexville, PA (Blobfest is Read the rest of this entry

…sometimes life is scary (good fun!) like this…

That little thing called coincidence makes you wonder, doesn’t it? Sometimes it can be downright scary (good fun, that is!)

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Me and Moira the Banshee at Blobfest 2013.

This past July 12 & 13, I went to Blobfest in Phoenixville, PA (see a neat video montage of the entire experience here). There, I met Read the rest of this entry

Blobfest 2013! Or, how I spent last weekend…

What is Blobfest? It’s the annual celebration of the 1958 Steve McQueen vehicle The Blob in Phoenixville, PA. Blobgeeks from all over gather at the town’s Colonial Theatre, where the film’s “movie theatre” scenes were shot. While the festival includes all sorts of fun things—the opportunity to see the real silicone material used for the movie’s monster, screaming contests, tours of the theatre (including a view of its projection booth and its still-in-operation 35 mm projector), screenings of the film (this year paired with winners like Them! and Tarantula), a street fair with loads of Blob-licious stuff to blow money on, and a tinfoil hat contest—perhaps what the weekend’s best known for Read the rest of this entry

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