Kellie Abrahamson

Streaming Spotlight: Ted Lasso on Apple TV

If you spent time watching NBC Sports in 2013, you might recognize Jason Sudeikis’ moustachioed character, Coach Ted Lasso. To promote the network’s coverage of the Premier League, Ted appeared in a mini-documentary chronicling his time as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Ted was loud, demanding, utterly clueless and as American as apple pie in the promo spots. He was also hilarious and popular enough to inspire his own television show. That show, aptly titled Ted Lasso, premiered on Apple TV+ on August 14th and was picked up for a second season just five days later. The …

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What To Watch in September 2020

EU’s Kellie Abrahamson has done the research on what’s streaming in September 2020 and is worthy of your screen time. Netflix Back to the Future trilogy (September 1) Great Scott! After a long, long spring and summer full of lockdowns and uncertainty, who wouldn’t want to go back in time for a few hours and get away from it all? These classic time traveling tales are the perfect nostalgia-laden antidote for the COVID blues. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (September 4) Based on the truly twisted 2016 debut novel by Ian Reid and directed by the incredible Charlie Kaufman, this …

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Let’s Get Spooky! Halloween Events In & Around Jacksonville, Spooktacular

Let’s Get Spooky! Halloween Events for Kids & Adults around Jacksonville

Fun and frights on the First Coast The weather is cooling, store shelves are filled with candy and plastic skeletons, and horror movies make up about half of what’s on TV at any given moment. Yes, my fellow Jacksonvillians, Halloween is officially upon us! Next to Christmas, this is the biggest holiday of the year, and Jacksonville knows how to celebrate it. If you find yourself bored at any point this month, well, that’s on you, because in addition to the hundreds of events and happenings that usually take place in our fair city, this month is loaded with fall …

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Terror awaits you at Halloween Horror Nights 29, HHN29

Terror awaits you at Halloween Horror Nights 29

Now in its 29th year, ’s has long been chock-full of terrors that will have the most hardened soul quaking in their combat boots. This year is no exception. With a whopping 10 terrifying haunted houses, HHN29 is a horror-lover’s nightmare come true.  The 80s have made a massive comeback over the last couple years and they’re alive and well at Halloween Horror Nights. Most of the houses fit solidly into the theme while a few require you to sort of squint to see the connection. In any case, it’s always a blast to step into the “decade that just …

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Jacksonville Summertime Sports, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Florida

Summertime Sports in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Our Minor League Baseball team, the , plays at the several times a month throughout the summer. Single game tickets start at $5, with multi-game and group packages available. Below is a look at the upcoming home games. For more information, visit www.jaxshrimp.com. July 27-31 vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos August 7-11 vs. Mississippi Braves August 23-27 vs. Mobile Baybears Jacksonville Sharks The , our championship-winning arena football team, will take on opponents at the throughout the summer. Single game tickets start at $10, and family packs of tickets are also available. Go to www.jaxsharks.com for tickets and …

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Tigris Opening Bush Gardens Tampa Bay, Top 5 New and Upcoming Theme Park Attractions in Florida

Top 5 New and Upcoming Theme Park Attractions in Florida

There’s nothing more road trip-worthy than Florida’s theme parks, and this summer is a great time to brave the crowds and the heat. This year all of the major theme parks in the state have either already unveiled new attractions or will have something new to share in the coming months. Here’s a look at the five new additions we’re most excited about: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios For over 40 years the franchise has been a global phenomenon, keeping generations of fans transfixed on amazing adventures that happened “a long time ago in a galaxy far, …

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Get Spooked at Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando

Each fall for the last 28 years, Universal Orlando has been dishing up a heaping helping of fear with Halloween Horror Nights, a multi-night event that consists of terrifying houses, scream-inducing scarezones and stage shows that never cease to amaze. This year the creatives behind the event have upped the ante, giving horror fans a record-breaking ten haunts. For HHN 28, horror lovers are headed back to the 80s, with houses and scare zones that are either ripped directly from the time-period or evoke that feeling. Five of the houses are based on films and TV shows, and five are …

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8 Waterparks Around Jacksonville To Checkout This Summer

BEAT THE HEAT WITH WATERPARKS Ahhh, summer! The days are longer, the temperatures are soaring, and people start getting desperate for any opportunity to cool off. For some, that means cranking the A/C and trying not to think of the sky-high electric bill coming their way. For others, especially the young and the young at heart, getting out and getting wet is the way to go. If you fall into the latter category, Florida has plenty of opportunities for a splashing good time. Experience some thrills while you chill at these waterparks in and around the Jax area. Shipwreck Island …

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The Repository: A New Way to Experience Fear

If you’re tired of the usual jump scares found at haunted attractions, may have just the thing to get you quaking in your boots. In addition to the impressive lineup of houses, scare zones, and shows, has one more devious trick up their sleeve.  is an all new, first-of-its-kind virtual reality experience that combines live actors, cutting-edge technology, and Universal’s innovative storytelling. The result: a truly unique, immersive journey that will frighten and amaze even the most hardened horror fan. Groups of four will enter a warehouse where paranormal and supernatural artifacts have been collected and stored for hundreds of …

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Halloween Horror Nights 26: You Won’t Stand a Chance!

If you attended , you experienced the grand and gruesome return of one of the event’s most beloved original icons, Jack the Clown, a homicidal spirit originally unleashed on the park in 2000 when someone foolishly toyed with his creepy music box prison. He and his trusty sidekick Chance wreaked havoc on unsuspecting guests during their HHN 25 show, The Carnage Returns. There was blood. Lots and lots of blood. “People were killed on stage,” said Michael Aiello, Director of Entertainment Creative Development for Entertainment Division. “People died. Jack the Clown, he’s a ghost. He’s not an actual person. He’s …

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