Category Archives: Pop Culture

‘Twin Peaks’ filming locations

With the release of Showtime’s Twin Peaks:  A Limited Event Series on DVD and Blu-ray earlier this week, we thought it would be a good time to post photos of some of the real-life Twin Peaks filming locations that Limelight Magazine visited in the state of Washington on September 2, 2017. If you’re a fan of the series, you should enjoy these photos. (All photos are courtesy and copyright of Limelight Magazine.)

Welcome to Twin Peaks Sign Road (Southeast Reinig Road)

“The Great Northern Hotel” (a.k.a. Salish Lodge) and Snoqualmie Falls 

Inside “Salish Lodge”
Inside the gift shop at Salish Lodge

“The Palmer House”

“The Giant Log” (a.k.a. Snoqualmie Centennial Log) 

“Ronette’s Bridge” (a.k.a. Reinig Bridge) 

“The Double R Diner” (a.k.a. Twedes Cafe) 

Inside Twedes Cafe

The Packard Sawmill (a.k.a. Weyerhaeuser Mill)

The Roadhouse (a.k.a. Fall City Roadhouse & Inn)

Twin Peaks High School (a.k.a. Mt. Si High School)

Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Department (a.k.a. DirtFish Rally School)

“The Hilltop” (a.k.a. Snoqualmie Point Park)

Mural on the side of Twedes Cafe


Scenes from the ‘Bowie by Mick Rock’ exhibit

On September 2, 2017, Limelight Magazine visited the Bowie by Mick Rock exhibit at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, WA. This exhibit featured 65 of Rock’s photographs that captured David Bowie’s creativity and charisma, from dressing room shots of his transformation into Ziggy Stardust and live performances to private moments between gigs. Here are some photos taken by Limelight Magazine at the event.

Scenes from Terror Con 2017

Terror Con, Rhode Island’s ultimate horror, paranormal, rock and wrestling convention, took place on February 25 & 26, 2017, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. Here are some photos taken by Limelight Magazine of the event.

The characters of the Chuckles & Laughs Show featuring Chuckles The Klown.
Characters from the Chuckles & Laughs Show featuring Chuckles The Klown.
David Ellefson of Megadeth was one of the many guests participating at Terror Con.
David Ellefson of Megadeth was one of the many guests participating at Terror Con.
The car from the movie "Christine."
The car from the movie “Christine.”
A display mirror the TV show "Stranger Things."
A display of the TV show “Stranger Things.”
A Terror Con attendee playing a vintage "A Nightmare on Elm Street" pinball game.
A Terror Con attendee playing a vintage “A Nightmare on Elm Street” pinball game.
A display from "Jurassic Park."
A display from “Jurassic Park.”

Super Megafest Comic Con Spring Sepectacular

The biggest Super Megafest Comic Con in history is coming with over 75,000-square feet of spectacular! The New England Super Megafest Spring Spectacular is here! Hollywood and comic book fun comes back to New England this spring! Comics, movies, super heroes, music, wrestling and intergalactic fun come together in Marlborough, Mass., at the Super Megafest, New England’s premier comic celebrity pop culture fan fest!

The Super Megafest Comic Con Spring Spectacular takes place Friday, April 17th from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday, April 18th from 10:30am to 6pm, & Sunday, April 19th from 10:30am to 5pm at the Royal Plaza Trade Convention Center, located at 181 Boston Post Rd. West, Marlborough, MA 01752.

Comic, movie and TV fans will be thrilled with the rare appearances of:

JONATHAN FRAKES – Commander Riker of Star Trek!
SYLVESTER McCOY – Dr Who and Raddagast of the Hobbit series!
CHRIS SARANDON – Princess Bride, Fright Night and the voice of Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas!
KEN PAGE (FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY) – voice of Oogie Boogie from Nightmare Before Christmas!
RODDY PIPER – Wrestling Superstar!
BRET HART (SATURDAY ONLY) – Wrestling Superstar!
WILLIAM KIRCHER – Bifur the Dwarf and Tom Troll of the HOBBIT TRILOGY
BARRY BOSTWICK – Brad of Rocky Horror Picture Show!
PATRICIA QUINN is best known for her role as Magenta in The Rocky Horror Picture Show!
SANDAHL BERGMEN – who starred as Valeria in Conan the Barbarian!
RAE DAWN CHONG – starred in Commando and Quest for Fire!
ILAN MITCHEL-SMITH – Co-Star of Weird Science!
BROOKE ADAMS – multi-time TNA Impact Knockouts Champion and model!
MARIA KANELLIS – Former WWE Diva, Actress
BILL DIAMOND – Puppeteer of Monster TV Network, Great Space Coaster, Dark Crystal, Fraggle Rock, Dr. Rock’s Dinosaur Adventure (FOX) and Sesame Street!

Comic artists include:

CARY NORD – Conan, Dare Devil!
BOB CAMP – Co-Creator of Ren and Stimpy!
MARK TEXEIRA – know for Marvel and DC Comics plus much more!
ETHAN VAN SCIVER – Doing custom super hero sketches throughout the weekend!
JOE ST. PIERRE – artist of Spiderman, Green Lantern, Batman and a vast array of other heroes!
JOHN HEBERT- X-Men Adventures, Punisher, Deathlok and current Captain Action artist!
MARK MCKENNA – almost 30 years of Marvel and DC comic work and much more!
BOB MCLEOD – Spider-man & New Mutants

The stars will be signing autographs and doing Q & A sessions with fans throughout the day. Professional photos with most celebrities will be available on site!

The Super Megafest features the best exhibitors on the East Coast with one of the largest selections of comics, toys, videos, non-sports cards and memorabilia from TV, movies, and rock & roll that you will ever find.

Other attractions include an amazing costume contest (including a children’s category), stunning movie cars, mischievous pirate madness, personal 3D ccan-to-figure souvenir and much more! After hours, enjoy a multitude of shadowcast movie performances and parties, including the CosCLUB Dance Party, ensuring the event has something for all ages!

For more info log onto WWW.SUPERMEGAFEST.COM

Scenes from Monster Mania in Cherry Hill, NJ (March 13, 2015)

Monster Mania 1 (Domenic)
From left, American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment, “The Toxic Avenger,” and a Tromette. (Photo by Domenic Mendez)
Monster Mania 2 (Domenic)
Blood drenched horror mannequins (Photo by Domenic Mendez)
People dressed in costumes. (Photo by Jay Kenney)
Monster Mania 3 (Domenic)
Horror related items for sale at a vendor table. (Photo by Domenic Mendez)
Monster Mania 4 (Domenic)
Showing off her costume (Photo by Domenic Mendez)




Super Megafest promises fun

Hollywood comes to Massachusetts! Movies, super heroes, music, wrestling and intergalactic fun come together in Framingham at the Super Megafest, New England’s premiere Celebrity Pop Culture Fan Fest! This year’s event will feature Hollywood icons & celebrities, rock and roll, science fiction and wrestling legends. The Super Megafest takes place Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sunday, Nov 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, located at 1657 Worcester Rd., Framingham, MA 01701.

Comic, movie and TV fans will be thrilled with the rare appearance of CHRISTOPHER LLOYD – Doc Brown from Back to the Future. TOM FELTON – best known for playing the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series. ELIZA DUSHKU – known for her television roles including recurring appearances as Faith on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spinoff series Angel. JOHN HEDER – Napolean Dynamite! BARBARA EDEN and BILL DAILY – the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie! RAY PARK- Darth Maul and Snake Eyes plus much more! KAREN ALLEN is best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. JEREMY BULLOCH – who starred as Boba Fett in Star Wars! JOSH SUSSMAN – current role as Jacob Ben Israel on the smash hit Glee! BRONSON PINCHOT – Balki Bartokomous on the ABC sitcom Perfect Strangers! AARON ASHMORE – best known for his roles in American TV shows, as Jimmy Olsen in Smallville and as Steve Jinks in Warehouse 13 plus much more. LARRY KENNY – voiced Lion-O of the Thundercats throughout the mid eighties! ELVIRA – Mistress of the Dark! LARRY STORCH – Corporal Agarn on the TV series F-Troop! VIC MIGNOGNA – voice actor and musician best known for his work for ADV Films/Seraphim Digital, Funimation Entertainment/OkraTron 5000, and Viz Media/Studiopolis plus much more! RON MOSS – recognized for his role of 25 years portraying Ridge Forrester on The Bold And The Beautiful! FRANK AVRUCH – Boston’s own Bozo the Clown! CARROL SPINNEY- original one and only for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street! MIA ST JOHN – 5x World Boxing Champion and Playboy Cover Model plus much more! Many other guests to be announced!

Comic artists include ETHAN VAN SCIVER – best known for illustrating a number of titles including Green Lantern, Superman/Batman, New X-Men, and The Flash: Rebirth. AL PLASTINO – best known as one of the most prolific Superman artists of the 1950s! PAUL RYAN – worked extensively for Marvel Comics and DC Comics on a number of super-hero comics including DP7, Fantastic Four, Spiderman, Batman, Flash, Superman and the Phantom plus much more! JOHN HEBERT- X-Men Adventures, Punisher, Deathlok and current Captain Action artist! GREG LAROCQUE – Spider-man, The Avengers, Justice League, Legion of Super-Heroes, & the Flash among many more! JOSE DELBO – main artist on Wonder Woman plus much, much more! HANNIBAL KING – former Magic: The Gathering artist for Wizards of the Coast and worked on comics ranging from Grendel for old Comico to Marvel’s Excaliber to DC’s Green Arrow. JAMAL IGLE – Green Lantern, G.I. Joe, Martian Manhunter and Supergirl plus much more!

The stars will be signing autographs and doing Q & A sessions with fans throughout the day. Professional photos with most celebrities will be available on site! There will also be an incredible dealers room chock full of the hottest collectibles, gifts, toys, comics, movie posters, and trading cards from the 1960s to today!

Start the Megafest on Friday night, Nov 22, with the SUPER MEGAFEST COMEDY KICKOFF PARTY featuring three top comedians! Surprise celebrity guests will mix and mingle! Every attendee will be entered into a free raffle with awesome prizes and those in full costume will receive a free Super Megafest T-Shirt! A cash bar will be available. Doors open at 8 p.m. and showtime is 9 p.m. until midnight! Start the weekend off with a memorable fun-filled night!

The COME TOGETHER MEGA MUSIC FEST celebrates the magical music of some of your favorite artists! Featuring CHUCK NEGRON, formerly of Three Dog Night, MARK LINDSAY, Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers and Loose Salute who will feature the works of Michael Nesmith! Showtime is 7:30 p.m. to Midnight on Saturday, November 23.

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