MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FREE COMIC BOOK DAY ON SATURDAY!

It’s already time again for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5!

Every year, comic publishers and distributors conspire to place their shamelessly outdated, frequently pirated print product into the hands of us cheapskate geekoid fans everywhere, not unlike Ben and Jerrys’ Free Cone Day and World of Warcraft every day. (Did you know it’s now free to play up to Level 20?)

Alongside old favorites such as THE AVENGERS and TRANSFORMERS, scary comic book giveaways include the self-explanatory LADY DEATH and ZOMBIE KID, which appears to be an undead take on DIARY OF A WIMPY KID. More >>

01-05-2012 3:00 am by Joshua Gee

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“HAPPY PAC-MAN DAY!” FROM GOOGLE & ALIENS.

[UPDATE: A permanent Pac-link now resides at Google.com/pacman. Special thanks to FREAKAZOID for the tip.]

By now you’ve probably heard (and heard and heard) about today’s “ghost sightings” over at Google. For two days only, Google is hosting a free version of the original Pac-Man game.

Yes, behold hungry-hungry Pac-Man versus those rainbow-colored wraiths Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde!


Free 30th-Anniversary Pac-Man at Google!

Free 30th-Anniversary Pac-Man at Google!

Here are a few secrets for all of you ‘core gamers:

    To play Pac-Man, click the “INSERT COIN” button. Easy peasy. To play Ms. Pac-Man Co-Op Mode, double-click the “INSERT COIN” button, and use the W-A-S-D keys to navigate.

    Google’s Pac-Man is also compatible with iPhone OS! That means you can chomp your ghosts on the go, via iPhone, iPod Touch, and glorious iPad. Alas, the only thing missing is sound.

Of course, this wouldn’t be THE FEARSEEKER FILES without a horrific twist. So here it is: A few years back, a Pac-Man crop circle was discovered in the UK at lat: 51.4001846313, long: -0.985098004341.


A message from aliens (or hoaxers) in the UK: "You think this is a game?"

Aliens (or hoaxers) are gamers too. IS IT REAL?

21-05-2010 6:01 pm by Joshua Gee

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“AND THE AWARD FOR MOST HAUNTED TOWN GOES TO . . .”

Hulu claims New Hope, New Jersey, is America’s Most Haunted Town. This does not seem entirely certain, based on the evidence provided.

Fun viewing, though, and FREE.

Some say Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is actually America’s Most Haunted Town, because so many died on the battlefield there.

But Loyd “Professor Paranormal” Auerbach, who was featured in ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA, always argues that ghosts appear wherever the living appear. That is to say, battlefields and cemeteries don’t necessarily make for the best haunts.

But every-day homes? Prime real estate for the post-corporeal crowd after dark.

What are some other seemingly ordinary towns that might qualify for the dubious honor of America’s Most Haunted?

03-02-2010 9:00 pm by Joshua Gee

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PAPERBACK SWAP & BOOKCROSSING: TRADE BOOKS FOR BOOKS.

Bored with the Internet? Looking for a good scary read? Here are two ingenious schemes to provide free books for fans of all things free and legible:

PaperBack Swap: trade books online for free.

bookcrossing: the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise.

30-11-2009 11:42 am by Joshua Gee

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WATCH “THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE” & PARANORMAL TV FOR FREE!

Hulu continues to impress with its commitment to free paranormal programming:

THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE
ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES (not paranormal, but worthy of inclusion, nonetheless)
DESTINATION TRUTH
& the all-new GHOST HUNTERS ACADEMY

17-11-2009 9:32 am by Joshua Gee

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY ON HULU!

Hulu has graciously gifted the world with not one, but BOTH, full seasons of THE ADDAMS FAMILY.

If you’ve never seen the original TV show, you’ll quickly find it much creepier, ookier, spookier, etc., than the movies.

Always pay careful attention to Morticia’s feet. Here’s a hint: She doesn’t have any!

Both the TV show and the movie are based on the cartoons of Charles Addams.

04-03-2009 9:15 am by Joshua Gee

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