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Happy New Year, etc. etc.

By on Dec 30, 2009 in MISC | 0 comments

A quick, mid-holiday collection of items; – Ghostbusters makes best of 80s list (Number 9? Hmmm) – Harold Ramis says all the same stuff we’ve heard before about Ghostbusters 3. – Remember, you only have until the 10th to enter your film location detective work for the joint Scouting New York / Proton Charging contest! Thanks to Ed, Juan, and...

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Holiday Contest! Can You Identify This NYC Shooting Location?

By on Dec 24, 2009 in Featured, GB2, Shot On Site | 0 comments

While I’ve spent spare moments over the last couple of years looking for stray Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2 shooting locations, Scouting New York is singularly devoted to looking for stray shooting locations for anything filmed in New York! When I recently hit a stumper of a location, I reached out to Scouting New York’s head honcho, Nick, who is a...

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Tavern on the Green to close – future uncertain.

By on Dec 22, 2009 in GB | 0 comments

As reported earlier in the Fall, The Tavern on the Green filed for bankruptcy protect, giving them time to restructure without pressure from creditors. Now it seems all that hasn’t panned out and the Tavern will close next week. As of January 1st, the location will close and the owners, the LeRoy family, will have until February to remove or auction off items...

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Column: The Private Sector – A Knock-About Punch of Pure Joy

By on Dec 22, 2009 in The Private Sector | 0 comments

Okay, let’s have a real quick show of hands… how many of you out there in Ghostheadland were first exposed to the original Ghostbusters film not in the theaters, not on home video, but on the original ABC “Sunday Night at the Movies” airing of the film? The event atmosphere surrounding the national broadcast television premieres of films has all but dissipated in...

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Ray Parker Jr. Academy Awards performance

By on Dec 21, 2009 in MUSIC, VIDEO | 0 comments

Paul at Spook Central is constantly involved in an ongoing, personal scavenger hunt for certain Ghostbusters rarities, and he just found one of the rarest – Ray Parker Jr. performing Ghostbusters at the 57th Academy Awards ceremonies. Sadly, Parker didn’t win Best Original Song – he lost out to Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called (To Say I...

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