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Join Us for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

The parade kicks off in Uptown at 11 this morning, rain or shine!

And there is a bar crawl and other festivities to follow!

Ghostbusters Night at the Greensboro Grasshoppers

Come hang out and enjoy a night of baseball at the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball game for Spectacular Saturday and Ghostbusters Night tonight.  We will have Ecto-1 on display and will be taking pictures all evening.  And there will be fireworks too!  Don’t miss all the fun!











Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from the Carolina Ghostbusters!  Don’t miss us at the Lincolnton 4th of July Parade this evening in downtown Lincolnton, NC!  The parade starts at 8pm with fireworks to follow!


Lining up for the Lincolnton 4th of July parade last year.  Ecto looks good sporting Ol’ Glory!

Fourth of July Weekend Lineup!

Don’t miss Ecto-1 in the Lincolnton, NC, Fourth of July Parade.  The parade starts at 8pm with fireworks afterward.


And we will be taking in America’s pasttime with an appearance at the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball game for Spectacular Saturday and Ghostbusters Night on July 5th!











Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 53 #140507

This week the Sci-Fried Eggs broadcast from the graphic novels section of the library of Bathurst Manor.  The Eggs talk about Free Comic Book Day and the upcoming death of Wolverine.  Then the Eggs discuss undelivered technological advances we were promised and how technology is influencing and changing education.  Chuck gives a review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  And the Eggs talk about Star Wars VII casting and the new Disney canon.

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Sci-Fried Eggs Episode 53 – Click here to Listen or Download

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 53, Segment 1
Free Comic Book Day and the Death of Wolverine

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 53, Segment 2
Undelivered Technology We Were Promised

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 53, Segment 3
Technology and Education

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 53, Segment 4
Chuck’s Review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sci-Fried Eggs: Episode 53, Segment 5
Star Wars VII Casting and the New Disney Canon

Episode #53 Photo Gallery

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Free Comic Book Day Today!

We will be at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find today from 10am to 5pm for Free Comic Book Day!

Click here to check the Events Calendar for the Heroes website for details, artist guest list, and directions!

See you there!

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day This Saturday!

Don’t miss us out at Free Comic Book Day this Saturday!  We will be at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find on 7th Street near uptown!

Click here to check our events calendar for all the details and a link to the artist guest list!

Free Comic Book Day


Kittyzilla with Ecto-1!

Since Free Comic Book Day is coming up, we thought we would share this photo of fan Kittyzilla with Ecto-1 from a previous Free Comic Book Day!

You can read about Kittyzilla on her blog at or check out all of the cuddly creations she creates like the one she is holding in the picture with Ecto at

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Cher’s Haunted Charlotte: Ri-Ra Irish Pub

Cher here!  This past weekend, on Saturday March 15th, the team and Ecto participated in the Eighteenth Annual Charlotte St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the 14th Annual Bar Crawl!  One festival regular among Uptown Charlotte bars is Ri-Ra Irish Pub, a St. Patrick’s Day favorite for authentic Irish food, atmosphere, and ghosts.  And Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Cher’s Haunted Charlotte: Ri-Ra Irish Pub

Dr. Egon Spengler, Harold Ramis, dies at 69

Harold_RamisUnited Talent Agency confirmed this morning to ABC news that actor and writer Harold Ramis died at 69 years old.

Ramis was surrounded by family in his Chicago home, where he’s lived since 1996, when he died early this morning from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, his wife Erica Mann Ramis told the Chicago Tribune.  His rare disease involved a swelling of the blood vessels and the report adds that his health issues began in 2010. His condition was so bad in the past, the actor/writer/director had to relearn to walk.

Ramis was a Chicago native and earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.  He got his start in the late 1960’s at Chicago’s Second City theater troupe.  He is know for much of his off-screen work including writing Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, and Analyze This.  His big break came when he wrote National Lampoon’s Animal House in 1978 and his directorial debut came in 1980 with Caddyshack.  His latest work was for a 2009 movie Year One in which he wrote, directed and was featured in alongside Jack Black and Olivia Wilde.  His Ghostbusters co-star, Dan Aykroyd, also told ABC News last spring that Ghostbusters 3 could film this year and that Ramis was “in on it.”

“His creativity, compassion, intelligence, humor and spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved him,” read a press release from his agency.

Ramis is survived by his wife Erica, sons Julian and Daniel, daughter Violet and two grandchildren.


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