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Chiller Theatre Halloween 2016

March 7th, 2017 by chocko

Hey stank azz zombies and all you mummies! It’s Chiller Theatre time once again..a biannual celebration of all things horror, sci-fi and everything else in between. It’s the ultimate toy, model and film expo you will kick yourself in the pants if you miss. Get up out of your coffins, shake out the cobwebs and […]

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JIM JARMUSCH at Williams Center PATERSON Screening

December 30th, 2016 by chocko

Earlier in December, The William Carlos Williams Center for the Performing Arts in Rutherford, New Jersey hosted a special screening of Paterson with the writer and director of the film, Jim Jarmusch in attendance. Jarmusch was in the house during a pre-reception in the lobby of the historic building and also to introduce the film […]

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Chiller Theatre Spring 2016

October 28th, 2016 by chocko

Hey zombies and vampire girls! It’s Chiller Theatre time once again..a Halloween weekend celebration of all things horror, sci-fi and everything else in between. It’s the ultimate toy, model and film expo you don’t want to miss. Get out of your stanky crypt and head out to Parsippany, New Jersey and party with all the […]

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The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s 2016

October 24th, 2016 by chocko

What better way to celebrate the Halloween season than with a good old fashioned get down in a cemetery with food, drinks and music? What began as an annual event to pay homage to a long gone, favorite Jersey City bar, The Ghost Of Uncle Joe’s has become a fundraiser for The Historic Jersey City […]

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ToyConNJ 5 Event Review

September 1st, 2016 by chocko

Last weekend Chocko explored the world of ToyConNJ5 located in Parsippany, New Jersey where toy collectors and game enthusiasts gather to pick up new and vintage collectibles. It was my first time at ToyConNJ and it was an impressive show which features 3 large vendor rooms filled with tables of toys of all genres, movies, […]

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Paterson graffiti – Respect my name – Please no more Buff!!

July 22nd, 2016 by Mr. C

(Respect my name – no more buff!!) —————————————————————————————————————– School 15 in Paterson, NJ has been a holy place for graffiti where the 3 tiered playground and its concrete walls have been a canvas for beautiful aerosol art for New Jersey’s best urban street artists. In January 2016, I took a stroll to School 15 to […]

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Cherry trees and graffiti blossoming together at Branch Brook Park / Newark NJ

April 24th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Traditional Japanese dance being performed) ———————————————————————————————————— April always signifies a whole month long of celebration with the Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch Brook Park in Essex County, NJ. It started on April 9th with the bike race and then continued on with the 10K run, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, family day, and then the grand finale […]

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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market

April 2nd, 2016 by Mr. C

——————————————————————————————————– This weekend thousands will flock to Trenton, the Capitol City of NJ for the Punk Rock Flea Market held at the historic Roebling Machine Shop building. I made the trek 70 miles south on the NJ Turnpike from Northern NJ – Exit 16W or 18E if you know what I mean! It was my […]

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A Frolic Through the Parks, Parking Lots and Ruins of Paterson, NJ

March 31st, 2016 by chocko

Despite being in the news a couple months ago for violating safety violations and getting shut down, Paterson’s Art Factory, an art venue housed in a monstrous 19th century industrial complex, remains standing. Mr. C and Chocko rolled up to the parking lot and walked around on the cobblestones to take pics of the street […]

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Chiller Theatre 25th Anniversary

February 29th, 2016 by chocko

Looking at my Gucci, it’s about that time. Chiller Theatre Expo will be coming at you live from April 22 – 24 at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, NJ. The guests appearances this time around include Alice Cooper, Weird Al Yankovic, Meat Loaf, Tara Reid plus loads more including a CHiPS reunion, a What’s Happening!! […]

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a hootin’ & a prowlin’ – Owl prowl at Tenafly Nature Center

January 10th, 2016 by Mr. C

(hark! whoo goes there? – Pfister’s Pond at the Nature Center) ——————————————————————————————————————– Tonight we attended a really fun & very informative session about Owls at the Tenafly Nature Center. Who? Yes, you read it right – Owls – a nocturnal bird of prey that can swivel its head about 270 degrees & back. The event […]

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Shepard Fairey Invades New Jersey

October 8th, 2015 by chocko

The Planet Chocko crew followed the progress of the 147 foot wide Shepard Fairey mural, “Natural Springs” located at Monmouth and 13th Streets in Jersey City, New Jersey. Just a quick note on Shepard if you don’t know who he is…his roots are in the skateboarding and punk scene and in the late 1980’s, he […]

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