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 Rich Howells

Read this comic telling the strange, sad story of Wilkes-Barre cartoonist Ham Fisher on his 115th birthday

Read this comic telling the strange, sad story of Wilkes-Barre cartoonist Ham Fisher on his 115th birthday

Born on Sept. 24, 1900 (though some records say 1901), Hammond Edward Fisher – better known simply as Ham Fisher – was a cartoonist from Wilkes-Barre famous for creating the comic strip “Joe Palooka.” While this classic comic of the fictional heavyweight boxing champ isn’t as well-known today, it was huge in the 1930s all […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Mario Kart 64′ set competitive gamers’ hearts racing 18 years ago

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Mario Kart 64′ set competitive gamers’ hearts racing 18 years ago

One of the many things that unite retro gamers are those fond memories they share with friends, usually involving a beverage (alcoholic or otherwise), some snacks, and some great memories, albeit some that involve some intense moments. We all have that one friend who is so good at video games that, for that good hour, […]

 Rich Cicci

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: Not even Peace Day can bring Burger King and McDonald’s together – but I will

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: Not even Peace Day can bring Burger King and McDonald’s together – but I will

There are a lot of random holidays appearing on calendars these days. Hell, I don’t even know if you can call them “holidays.” What I do know is that some of these “holidays” are nothing but gimmicks for random days that hold no actual historic or national meaning to them whatsoever. Then again – I […]

 Rich Howells

Kevin Smith will shoot ‘Mallrats 2’ in Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania

Kevin Smith will shoot ‘Mallrats 2’ in Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania

After the fun and success of long-awaited sequel “Clerks 2” in 2006, it was only a matter of time before writer/director Kevin Smith revisited his 1995 sophomore comedy, “Mallrats.” Entitled “MallBrats,” the follow-up to the cult classic movie will be filmed at the Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania, just a two-hour drive from Scranton […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘GoldenEye 007’ is the movie licensed game that killed – and still does

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘GoldenEye 007’ is the movie licensed game that killed – and still does

Whatever it is you’re passionate about in life, chances are a lot of that has to do with the fond memories you have involving that particular interest. In the case of video games, there are also those games that many gamers have similar memories of, and today’s topic here on Turn to Channel 3 is […]

 Rich Howells

Vote for your favorite NEPA blogs now in 2015 Blog of the Year Awards, exclusively on NEPA Scene!

Vote for your favorite NEPA blogs now in 2015 Blog of the Year Awards, exclusively on NEPA Scene!

We’re excited that NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, is almost upon us, but we’re even more thrilled to announce that NEPA Scene is hosting the conference’s 2015 Blog of the Year Awards exclusively right here on nepascene.com! There are 10 categories this year, with three nominees chosen by the public […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’ continues to make beautiful music today

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’ continues to make beautiful music today

September has arrived, gamers, and here on Turn to Channel 3, that means we are going to celebrate a gaming console that is one of the most beloved in the history of Nintendo – one that not only has countless customers of mine knocking on my door for any new arrivals, but also the last […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Hobbit’ extended trilogy plays in theaters in Moosic and Dickson City for the first time Oct. 5-13

‘The Hobbit’ extended trilogy plays in theaters in Moosic and Dickson City for the first time Oct. 5-13

From a press release: Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures will present all three extended editions of “The Hobbit” trilogy across a three-night theatrical event, featuring “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Monday, Oct. 5; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on Wednesday, Oct. 7; and “The Hobbit: The Battle […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

From a press release: It’s going to be a “nice day” in Hazleton when Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling brings legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer Mick Foley to town. The WWE Hall of Famer will be signing autographs and running the show at PPW Hard Knocks at Holy Family Academy […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Manhattan Project’ is totally TMNT’s most underrated adventure

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Manhattan Project’ is totally TMNT’s most underrated adventure

It never ceases to amaze me that there are still gamers out there unaware of the fact that many of their favorite series did indeed have a third or possibly even a fourth installment. A great case in point is today’s topic here on the last edition of Turn to Channel 3 for the month […]

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