CLEARWATER, Fla. — Superstars and ghosts will converge upon the city of Clearwater, FL on July 19-20, 2008, as celebrities from film and television, join paranormal enthusiasts for a weekend of fun and education. The first annual TAPSCON is being held at the Belleview Biltmore Resort Hotel & Spa in Clearwater and will be an annual event unlike Central Florida has ever seen. Features of the event include autograph sessions with celebrities like Linda Blair, of “The Exorcist,” the cast of “Ghost Hunters” from the SciFi Channel, cast members from CBS’s “Survivor” reality game show, as well as numerous other movie and T.V. Stars. The weekend will feature lectures on ghosts, demons, psychics and weird creatures, by the world’s leading experts on such topics.

Nancy Planeta, Co-Organizer of the event, adds that “Visitors to the convention can get psychic readings, celebrity autographs, watch demonstrations, shop with vendors, and see authentic T.V. and movie memorabilia.”

Planeta also says that, “Visitors will be able to see ancient artifacts, a moon rock, examine a big foot cast, touch alleged Roswell UFO crash parts and more once in a lifetime opportunities!”

The official website for the event ( boasts tons of information regarding the event, including schedules, ticket information and the celebrity guest list.

More information about TAPSCON can be obtained at or by contacting Nancy Planeta, Event Co-Organizer directly at Info@TapsCon.Com or by Telephone: 727-249-2052.

Valerie G, editor at CANW
Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.