Chat Live With Kamal of The Jerky Boys at the Web's Entertainment Center

ALBANY, N.Y., June 29 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the
e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World
Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC), announced today that it will host a
live audio chat with Kamal of The Jerky Boys as part of its exciting lineup of
events during the week of 7/3. The Web’s Entertainment Center will also hold
a live online chat with Stir, currently on tour with Tonic. Details for each
event are as follows:

MONDAY 7/3

  • At 9:00 PM EDT, join TWEC.COM for a live chat with Stir. This rock
    sensation, which is currently touring with super-group Tonic, is making
    waves with their latest release, “Holy Dogs,” and is continuing to
    receive rave reviews for their musical talent and classic rock
    melodicism. Its 1996 self-titled album, “Stir,” was an independent
    release that impressed Capitol Records, and marked the start of a
    blossoming career, now three albums deep.

THURSDAY 7/6

  • At 8:00 PM EDT, tune in to TWEC.COM for a live audio chat with
    phone-prankster extraordinaire, Kamal of Jerky Boys fame. Kamal
    released his first solo effort, “Once A Jerk Always A Jerk,” in April
    of 2000 and continues to entertain with his hilarious brand of comedy.
    The Jerky Boys debuted with the best selling comedy album of 1993, and
    have been cranking out material ever since. Join us to chat with Kamal
    about his latest release, and to hear the whole live chat in real
    audio.

About Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United
States. The Company operates retail stores in 44 states, the District of
Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as an e-commerce site, http://www.twec.com.
Mall locations include Camelot Music, Record Town, The Wall and F.Y.E.
Freestanding locations include Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music,
Spec’s and Planet Music.

About The Web’s Entertainment Center (TWEC.COM)

TWEC.COM is the online hub for Trans World Entertainment’s retail stores.
With worldwide distribution spanning 16 countries in addition to the United
States, the site features all of the music CDs and cassettes, video games, DVD
and VHS (PAL and NTSC) home videos that are available at its retail stores,
and more. TWEC.COM is home to Trans World’s “On Stage” series, featuring live
concerts, online chats, in-store artist appearance schedules, in-studio
performances and entertainment media that is on-demand.
SOURCE Trans World Entertainment Corporation

CONTACT: Michael Madden, President, COO, Trans World Entertainment
Corporation, 518-452-1248, ext. 7077; or Media Relations – Susan Boyle of The
MWW Group, 201-507-9500, , for Trans World Entertainment
Corporation/