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Join The Carolina Ghostbusters Today at Charlotte MiniCon!

We will be on location with Ecto-1 today from 11am-5pm at Charlotte Mini-Con at the Grady Cole Center on the campus of CPCC near Uptown Charlotte!  Tons of door prizes throughout the day and a costume contest as well!  All the details are on our Events Calendar!

And don’t miss the Sci-Fried Eggs, broadcasting live from Charlotte Mini-Con!

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CGBs Heading Up Paranormal/Horror Programming Track at GeekOut!

Geek out 2014 logo w dateWe are happy to announce that the Carolina Ghostbusters will be heading up the Paranormal & Horror Programming Track at Geek Out 2014 in June!

Geek Out is going from two tracks of one-day programming last year to 9 full two-day tracks of events and programming this year.  And we are very excited to be creating the Paranormal and Horror Track!

We will start the track building process and begin booking guests very soon.  We already have some guests in mind, but we will also be accepting applications as well.  Keep an eye out for more details!

Zombie Walk and Ghostbusters Movie Night in Lexington

Join us tonight at the Smith Civic Center in Lexington, NC, for the Lexington Zombie Walk and Ghostbusters Movie Night!  Ecto-1 will be on site for photos and we will have all our Ghostbusting equipment on display.  The Zombie Walk starts at 6pm and the movie will follow!  Arrive early for Zombie makeup!

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The Sci-Fried Eggs Broadcast Live from PalmCon

Broadcasting Live from PalmCon

The Sci-Fried Eggs take a trip to the sunshine state to broadcast live from PalmCon in West Palm Beach, FL!

Join the Sci-Fried Eggs as they interview convention guests and talk about sci-fi, the paranormal, comics, movies, and everything awesome!

Stop by and watch the live broadcast at PalmCon and submit a question to the Sci-Fried Eggs or one of their guests!

Can’t make it to PalmCon and have a question?  Facebook the Sci-Fried Eggs, tweet it to @SciFriedEggs or email to TheSciFriedEggs@gmail.com.  Listen to previous shows and interviews by clicking the Sci-Fried Eggs tab at the top of the page!

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PalmCon This Weekend in West Palm Beach, FL!

Don’t miss all the fun in West Palm Beach at PalmCon this weekend!  Come out and see Ecto-1 and all the other awesome guests and vendors!  All the information is on our Events Calendar!

Also don’t miss the Sci-Fried Eggs, a podcast of sci-fi, the paranormal, comics, movies, and everything awesome, broadcasting live from PalmCon!  Stop by the broadcast and watch, or submit a question via our Facebook or Twitter and you may hear it on the air!

Click the Sci-Fried Eggs tab at the top of the page to submit your questions and listen to previous shows!

Gearing Up for PalmCon and October Dates Still Available!

We are super excited about going to West Palm Beach, Florida for PalmCon!  This will be Ecto’s first time in the Sunshine state!  So don’t miss all the fun and excitement and a live broadcast of the Sci-Fried Eggs all from PalmCon!

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And even though October is our busiest month, we still have some dates open in October.  Check our Events Calendar to see what is available and book us at your Halloween event today!

MonsterCon 2013 Moves to Furman University!

MonsterCon has changed venues!  MonsterCon will now be at Timmons Arena on the campus of Furman University!  We are looking forward to the change in venue and fully support the convention’s decision to move as they could not reach an agreement with the Hilton Greenville.

We travel to a lot of different venues with Ecto-1, and it is a shame when a venue doesn’t respect their guests or treats their guests poorly.  The word-of-mouth advertising a hotel, convention center, bar, restaurant, or any business gets for being an awesome venue is worth far more than those venues ever realize.  We have been traveling with Ecto-1 for over 4 years now and we still talk about certain awesome venues we have been to.

For those who bought passes and tickets and have rooms reserved, all the information is below taken directly from MonsterCon’s Facebook page.  You can follow their Facebook page here.

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If you are coming to MonsterCon 2013, PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE COMPLETELY.  This is a major news announcement regarding our event this year.

For the last couple of weeks we have been working to solve the problem of capacity at the Hilton Greenville, as well as parking concerns, and resolution of the errors made with room reservations earlier this year.  These problems became compounded this week due to unrealistic and unfair actions taken by the hotel.

2 things to remember about our staff and this convention:
*We will not tolerate unfair treatment of our attendees.
*We will not take abuse from any venue.

To make a long story very short, a threat of cancellation was issued by the hotel, and we have all worked entirely too hard to let that happen.

We have done the impossible, and have lined up a whole new venue for the show.

MONSTERCON 2013 HAS MOVED TO FURMAN UNIVERSITY’S TIMMONS ARENA!

We now have 33,000 square feet of function space, plenty of parking available, without the headaches of non-convention room guests making complaints about our fans.

We will be updating our website this weekend to reflect the new venue, vendor placements, and everything else that needs to be modified.  Vendor booth numbers will remain unchanged.

Now, to tackle the obvious questions:
*All Hilton Greenville tickets are still 100% good. We sold them to you, and we will honor them at Timmons Arena.
*Program books do have to be re-printed to omit any Hilton Greenville references. If the new batch arrives in time, they will still be at the show. If they do not, we will be issuing refunds of the $10 presale orders, and $15 per VIP package.
*VIP EXTREME packages will be refunded the difference of the room costs, and in place you will get a FREE room on us at a nearby hotel.

If you are booked at the Hilton Greenville, the choice is yours if you still want to stay there. You may be able to get a cheaper rate at a hotel closer to Furman University, and the contracts with the Hilton specify your deposits are not due until Friday, July 19, which is tomorrow.

We will not be at that location at all.

We have the same great show lined up, and hope all of you still come join us. MonsterCon 2013 will not be stopped.

Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 10 #130710

This week the Sci-Fried Eggs’ Doc reviews B movie horror flick Savage Harvest starring Tom Skerritt!  Then Doc and Chuck revisit an interview with sci-fi author Jim Bernheimer at ConCarolinas and Chuck reviews his book Prime Suspect.  Doc and Cher try to explain TTRPGs to Chuck.  The Eggs dig up a replay of an interview with Purrrlesque at X-Con in Myrtle Beach in preparation for their Purrrlesque Lumieres Show this weekend.  And Chuck compares the X-Box One and the PS4.

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Doc’s B Movie Review: Savage Harvest

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Jim Bernheimer

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Doc and Cher Explain TTRPGs to Chuck

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Purrrlesque: Tiger Roxx and Jenn Martin

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X-Box One vs. PS4

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Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 9 #130703

This week the Sci-Fried Eggs’ Chuck and Doc review Man of Steel and World War Z.  Then the Eggs share an interview from X-Con with the lovely Cerina Vincent, former Power Ranger and star of Cabin Fever!  It’s another Versus Segment, this time Star Trek The Original Series goes head-to-head with Star Trek The Next Generation.  And finally, Doc and Chuck discuss some of their other costumes and share some costuming tips.

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Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 9, Segment 1
Man of Steel and World War Z Review

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Cerina Vincent Part 1

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Cerina Vincent Part 2

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 9, Segment 4
Star Trek TOS vs. Star Trek TNG

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 9, Segment 5
Costuming Tips

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Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 8 #130626

This week the Sci-Fried Eggs venture into the realm of professional geekdom with a Geeks Gone Pro Show!  The show starts with Doc, Chuck, Cher, and Intern Mikki discussing how they have gone pro with their geekiness followed by a great interview from X-Con with the amazingly multi-talented actor and writer, Jeffrey Breslauer.  Then the Eggs talk with a couple of ConCarolinas guests, comedian Mikey Mason and Podcasting’s Rich Sigfrit, about how their love of sci-fi has permeated their careers.  And the Eggs catch up with the tall, bright, and beautiful DJ Spider who takes her DJ skills to Dragon*Con and her costuming skills into the DJ booth!

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Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 8 – Click here to Listen or Download

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 8, Segment 1
Geeks Gone Pro

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Jeffery Breslauer

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Mikey Mason

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Podcasting’s Rich Sigfrit

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 8, Segment 5
DJ Spider

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