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Annabelle: The History and Demon Behind the Doll – Guardian Liberty Voice

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

Annabelle (Warner Brothers) is one of the creepiest flicks ever made and — if you believe in the supernatural origins behind the movie — it is based on an actual doll. The history behind the movie and the doll and the demon which supposedly possesses the doll to this very day is almost as fascinating and creepy as the movie, itself, which is directed by John R. Leonetti and produced…

Inmates in inflatable suits at county fair – KHOU

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

HOUSTON — In addition to the smiles and laughter at this year’s Fort Bend County Fair was a surprise. In two giant inflatable suits that resembled police officers were two inmates from the county jail. In a picture posted on the For Bend County Sheriff’s Office Facebook shows the inmates shaking hands with kids while a real deputy stands nearby. “I don’t like that,” said Nick Parra as he looked…

4 injured when wind knocks over scaffolding at Ameren safety fair – STLtoday.com

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

ST. LOUIS  •  Four people were injured early Saturday afternoon when a gust of wind knocked over scaffolding at a safety fair for Ameren employees, officials said. Ameren officials decided to close the fair early following the accident, which happened about 12:50 p.m. The wind – which the National Weather Service said had gusts of up to 35 mph — blew over the scaffolding by one of the entrances, near the…

Live Foreskin Painting Will Happen At Castro Street Fair Sunday [NSFW] – SFist

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

Anyone who’s been to Castro Street Fair in recent years knows that there are always at least two booths there devoted to denouncing circumcision and celebrating “foreskin pride” and foreskin mutilation awareness. Well, they’re back! But this time, it will be artistic. Per an email to SFist from Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project founder Glen Callender, “I am returning to the Castro Street Fair on Sunday with a live foreskin painting…

Fair group buys land for new site – Denton Record Chronicle

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

The North Texas State Fair Association announced Friday that it has bought 109 acres near Interstate 35, the first step toward relocating one of Denton’s longest-running events. Officials closed the deal Friday morning. Negotiations had been actively in the works for six months, according to Glenn Carlton, the fair association’s executive director. The land was purchased from the John Porter Lifetime Trust, he said. “We really thank the Porter family…

‘Annabelle’ Movie Spoilers 2014: What Happens In ‘Real Doll’ Haunting Plot? – International Business Times

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2014

In the prequel to “The Conjuring,” the fact-based horror story that scared millions, “Annabelle” tells the tale of how the creepy doll became sinister. While the film, which is a mix of “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Conjuring” and “Insidious,” reveals the backstory of the evil doll’s demonic possession, its delivery is lackluster and drawn-out.  [SPOILERS BELOW] The movie starts out with Mia (Annabelle Wallis), who is pregnant, receiving the Annabelle doll…

Enormous pumpkin contest held at Topsfield Fair – Boston Globe

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

The Topsfield Fair held its annual pumpkin-growing contest Friday, in which enthusiasts from all over New England bring in their gigantic squashes for a weigh-off. The All New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off began at 4 p.m., said Marie O’Brien, an employee in the fair’s vegetable department. Continue reading below Hiram Watson of Farmington, N.H., won the contest with his pumpkin of 1,900 pounds. Weighing the pumpkins is a long process…

Inmates inside deputy costumes at Fort Bend County Fair raise concerns – KTRK-TV

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

There are two new additions at this year’s Fort Bend County Fair that are raising some eyebrows. The two deputy mascots at the entrance gates are inflatable suits worn by convicted felons. “I felt that there was something wrong,” said Scott E Berrett. “Anytime you’ve got a family atmosphere and you’ve got people who’ve been behind bars coming into this free environment, you may have problems.” The men in suits…

‘Star Wars Rebels’ a link to the past – CNN

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> The cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII” unites well-known “Star Wars” names with some up-and-coming actors. At least one cast member, Daisy Ridley, is so new she has just a few acting credits to her name. You can see her in the back right of this cast photo, wearing a necklace and talking…

Pumpkin contest begins at Topsfield Fair – Boston Globe

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

The Topsfield Fair held its annual pumpkin-growing contest Friday, in which enthusiasts from all over New England bring in their gigantic squashes for a weigh-off. The All New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off began at 4 p.m., said Marie O’Brien, an employee in the fair’s vegetable department. Continue reading below Hiram Watson of Farmington, N.H., won the contest with his pumpkin of 1,900 pounds. Weighing the pumpkins is a long process…

20 Must-See Panels From New York Comic Con 2014 – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

Next Thursday sees the beginning of the 2014 New York Comic Con, a four-day event that may only be a handful of years old — the first NYCC was held in 2006 — but is already approaching San Diego Comic-Con levels of attendance, importance within the comic book industry and overall insanity. For those attending the convention, it might be overwhelming to look at…

Disney Expands the ‘Star Wars’ Galaxy – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

Watch this exclusive clip from Disney’s “Star Wars Rebels” animated TV series. Photo: Disney/”Star Wars Rebels” SAN FRANCISCO—For 35 years, “Star Wars” reflected the vision of one man: George Lucas. There were no development executives at Lucasfilm, no creative committees to shape one of the most iconic creations of American pop culture. There was just “George.” But since Mr. Lucas sold his eponymous entertainment company to Walt Disney Co. DIS…

‘Annabelle’ review: Demonic doll delivers satisfying chills – SFGate

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

It’s 1969, and Mia Gordon seems to have it all. A doctor husband and a baby on the way. Perfect “Mad Men”/Betty Draper hair. A kind priest who looks just like F. Murray Abraham. This would be early-Nixon-era conservative domestic bliss, if it wasn’t for that demonically possessed doll collection … “Annabelle,” a prequel/spinoff to the superb 2013 throwback horror film “The Conjuring,” is filled with good and bad. The…

State Fair of Texas Guide: Oct. 3—Oct. 10 – D Magazine

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

0 comments Credit: Kevin Brown. Friday, October 3The Violin Guy: Calling this gentleman simply “The Violin Guy” is a bit reductionist. He sings in many languages, he plays keyboard and guitar; he does it all. He also plays violin, with a bow that’s lit up like a light saber. Don’t believe me? Watch this. 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm 7:30…

That Prequel About The Scary Doll From The Conjuring Is Lifeless – io9

Posted: Saturday, October 04, 2014

The Conjuring was a breath of fresh air, because it was a super-scary movie that really made you care about its characters. Now there’s a new prequel, about that creepy doll that barely appeared in The Conjuring. But Annabelle is a major step backwards, a movie about the horror of domesticity that pulls its punches. The Conjuring proves horror movies don’t have to be heartless dreckThe Conjuring proves horror movies…

‘Annabelle’ review: Demonic doll delivers satisfying chills – SFGate

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

It’s 1969, and Mia Gordon seems to have it all. A doctor husband and a baby on the way. Perfect “Mad Men”/Betty Draper hair. A kind priest who looks just like F. Murray Abraham. This would be early-Nixon-era conservative domestic bliss, if it wasn’t for that demonically possessed doll collection … “Annabelle,” a prequel/spinoff to the superb 2013 throwback horror film “The Conjuring,” is filled with good and bad. The…

Georgia National Fair opens to early birds – Macon Telegraph (blog)

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

Local & State Hartley named Exchange Club’s Officer of the Year

Everything You Need to Know About the Newest Star Wars Show – TIME

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

Star Wars Rebels brings fans back to a galaxy far, far away Lucasfilm/Disney XD With Star Wars: Episode VII more than a year away, the animated television series Star Wars Rebels gives fans their first glimpse at what Star Wars will look like as a Disney property. Created by Dave Filoni, the supervising director of the animated Star Wars: Clone Wars series, Rebels is set five years before the events…

Job fair for samplers at Costco through Saturday – WDTN

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

New Costco store in Centerville. (WDTN Photo) CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) – People who hand out samples at the grocery store are a welcome sight for most shoppers and now is your chance to be one. Club Demonstration Services is hiring sales advisors for the new Costco store about to open in Centerville. It will hold a job fair October 3 and 4 at the Holiday Inn and Suites at 7701…

‘Rebels’ lightsabers reflect ‘Star Wars’ roots – USA TODAY

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

When Kanan (voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.) faces foes in “Star Wars Rebels,” his lightsaber will be reflecting the feel and look of those from the first “Star Wars” movie in 1977.(Photo: Lucasfilm) Old-school fans of the Force will see a lot of things to love in Star Wars Rebels, including a shout-out to lightsabers past. The new animated series, which debuts on Disney Channel tonight (9 ET/PT) before moving…