The Kentucky Derby, the Daytona 500, the Tour de France; surely none of them are as delicious as the annual Bar Harbor Fourth of July Lobster Races.

The Kentucky Derby, the Daytona 500, the Tour de France; surely none of them are as delicious as the annual Bar Harbor Fourth of July Lobster Races. You can read about them but it's not the same as being there and seeing it in person.

...or you can just eat. Happy Fourth.

 

Les Machines de l’île is a 333 acre amusement park in Nantes, Verne's hometown.

H.G. Wells has been known for his hatred of Jules Verne, but perhaps even he would admit that a steam punk amusement park, based on Verne's writings, is an entertaining idea. Or at least that a steam punk amusement park based on Verne's writing is completely appropriate for other, less flattering, reasons.

 

steam punk elephant water ride. I think.
An elephant water ride with DaVinci wings because you know that's a thing in the world of Verne, though it's not actually in any of his books, probably.

Les Machines de l’île is a 333 acre amusement park in Nantes, Verne's hometown. If you like steam punk, love to indulge your steam punk-loving kids, and find Paris too nice for the likes of you but want to spend a fortune in France anyway, then this is definitely worth checking out.

No dogs.

Shows run several times daily, free, until New Year's at Macy's, 1300 Market Street, Philadelphia.

The light show started at Wanamaker's Department Store in 1956, and Macy's continued it once they took over.

The light show, circa 1980
The light show, circa 1980, pre-LED. [photo: wanamakerorgan.com]

Read the schedule and history from the Friends of the Wanamaker Organ.

Shows run several times daily, free, until New Year's.

Macy's, 1300 Market Street, Philadelphia.

It's back. 12 hours hosted by Joel Hodgson.

It's back. It's on the internet, which is where Science 3000 always meant the Mystery Science Theater to be. (And has been for years, thanks to fans, so nice to see Shout Factory admitting it.)

Tom Servo
Tom "Turkey" Servo

Catch it here or even here
on Thanksgiving.

You're on your own figuring out how to watch while your parents are glaring at you across the dinner table when your behavior prompts grandmom to tell stories of the olden days when tv was watched on tv. Thanks a lot.

Six movies, 12 hours hosted by Joel Hodgson, with new introductions by Mr. Hodgson.