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Hero Hype – Comic Cons Still Going On in Florida This Summer

Florida is a state with coronavirus case spiking but also one of the more opened-up states in the US, and happy to run comic book and pop culture conventions, certainly more than anyone else right now Blogger Tom Croom has been embedded and reporting to his readers about the kind of risks being taken, and[...]

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WWE Testing Roster After Confirmed COVID-19 Case, Fans at Tapings

And in case you need video evidence actual testing is going on -- and who would blame you if you did -- Mojo Rawley posted a video to Twitter, writing, "Precautionary #COVID19 testing! Gotta make sure we're healthy and safe to entertain the globe every week! I'm telling you, this test is really not bad[...]

Florida Returned to Comic Cons (And Similar) This Week

July 10th sees the sizeable Tamba Bay Comic Convention run from July 10th to the 12th because, well, it's Florida But they have been beaten to it.Yesterday Sunday, June 14th, saw the Orlando Area Toy Collectors Summer Pop-Up Show in Apopka, Florida (a town with nominative determinism to host pop up shows) from Florida Toy[...]

Famous Faces and Funnies of Florida Goes Full On Facebook Live Auctions

Famous Faces and Funnies of Florida Full On Facebook Live Auctions

Our friends at comic store Famous Faces And Funnies of Florida are running two twelve-hour Facebook Live selling auctions this weekend from noon to midnight EST each day Yes, they are doing it alphabetically again Well, if schools are not in session, it's good to know your ABCs.They offer $8 flat rate shipping across the[...]

Tampa Bay Comic Con Will Happen in July, Pandemic Or No

Tampa Bay Comic Con Will Happen in July, Pandemic Or No

Now, we can resume guest announcements, along with exhibitor/artist alley invoicing, and guest bookings.We're looking forward to another nerdy weekend at Tampa Bay Comic Convention, in less than two months! Florida is one of the states that has been opening back up earlier than others, and will be introducing audiences back to wrestling matches[...]

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A Comic Shop of Florida, Selling Its Comics Live on Fox News

Our good friends at A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, have been spending the shutdown selling pretty much every comic they have on the shelves, live on Facebook They have been streaming auctions, getting in guests to interview between sessions and running 24 hour marathons through the last few months It appears that it's not[...]

Live: Gov. DeSantis Announces Plan To Reopen State | NBC News

Florida Will Allow Live Wrestling Crowds Starting Next Week

Live pro wrestling with crowds could return earlier than expected, according to a new set of guidelines published by the Re-Open Florida Task Force The report, developed by politicians along with working groups from several major industries and addressed to Governor Ron DeSantis proposes a roadmap for reopening the state following a month-long shutdown due[...]

Live: Gov. DeSantis Announces Plan To Reopen State | NBC News

Florida Governor Cozies Up to WWE, Wants Fans at Shows in Summer

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has doubled down on his support of WWE, and he isn't being coy about the reason why DeSantis, who already granted WWE a special exemption to be considered an "essential" business and operate during stay-at-home orders on the same day a Republican super PAC led by Linda McMahon pledged to spend[...]

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Famous Faces & Funnies Replaces FCBD With 26-Hour Facebook Auction

Turns out, Rick Shea of Famous Faces & Funnies, also of Florida, takes the credit for getting Aaron started on these and have just celebrated their second anniversary of doing Facebook Live auctions.Since they can’t have Free Comic Day this year, where they normally have two thousand-plus people, they’re going to do a 26 Hour[...]

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AMC Theatres Among Those Sued by Florida Mall for Missing Rent

Despite giving advance notice to their landlords that they won’t be able to afford to pay rent, for the time being, the owners of a Hialeah, Florida, have taken legal action Palm Springs Mile Associates, Ltd filed a suit in federal court in Miami, alleging AMC failed to pay the $52,153.87 monthly rent on the[...]

WWE Employee Says Staff Forced to Work, Social Distancing Impossible

An employee of WWE has spoken out about working conditions at the company's weekly television tapings and broadcasts, asking the government in Florida to shut the company down so employees can practice social distancing without fear of losing their jobs The news was first reported by journalist Jon Alba, who notes the employee, going by[...]

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings speaks about the WWE, courtesy of Orange County.

Florida Mayor Says WWE is Essential, Calls Corporation a Small Family

Demmings went on to say that WWE was initially not considered "essential" but that the decision was reversed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis."Initially, there was a review that was done and they were not initially deemed an essential business," said Demmings in a press conference updating residents on the coronavirus crisis "With some conversation with[...]

WWE Superstars Edge and Randy Orton filmed a Last Man Standing Match for WrestleMania 36 that spanned the entire mostly empty Performance Center.

Report Claims WWE to Tape More Shows This Week, Show Some Live

The company's ability to do so hinges on whether they can even utilize the WWE performance center during the state-wide shutdown ordered by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.Fightful's ∫ reports that wrestlers have been told the company plans to film three episodes of Raw, three episodes of Smackdown, and several episodes of WWE in a week-long[...]

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"50 States of Fright": Sam Raimi's National Nightmare Spawns Quibi Teaser [PREVIEW]

The first season is said to include Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon, Washington, and Kansas.The cast includes: Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, Christina Ricci, Jacob Batalon, Ming-Na Wen, Taissa Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, John Marshall Jones, Ron Livingston, Victoria Justice, Karen Allen, Colin Ford, Alex Fitzalan, James Ransone, Emily Hampshire, Elizabeth Reaser, Rory Culkin, Warren[...]

"Minecraft" Festival Tickets Go On Sale On March 6th

"Minecraft" Festival Now Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

Yet another convention has decided to fold up shop in 2020 over the coronavirus issues, this one being the Minecraft Festival. The news came down on the game's official website, which we've posted in-full for you below. However, the big takeaway from this one compared to others is that it is not canceled, simply postponed […]

"Minecraft" Festival Tickets Go On Sale On March 6th

"Minecraft" Festival Tickets Go On Sale On March 6th

This first-time-ever festival will be taking place in Orlando, Florida as organizers will take over the Orange County Convention Center The whole event is being produced with ReedPOP as well as Mohang You can read a little more about it below, but they have yet to finalize panelists, activities, or much else at the moment[...]

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Nintendo Wins "Mario Kart" Infringement Suit, Mari Mobility Owes $450k

So it makes sense the Big N used the blue shell to put an end to this nonsense.As far as legit Mario Kart-ing, one could go to Japan and visit Super Nintendo World or come to Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios theme park If you can't wait for the Orlando part to open in 2023,[...]

TSA Bans Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Sphere Coke Bottles

TSA Bans Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Sphere Coke Bottles

Travelers from the two major Disney theme parks in California and Florida of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge will have to contend with a souvenir ban of the spherical “thermal detonator” Coke bottles, because of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it looks like a replica explosive The $5 Coke bottles are among over a 1,000 unique[...]