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Attend a Live SHOCK WAVES Taping at Midsummer Scream Con

This July 29th and 30th, the Midsummer Scream Convention is returning to the town of Long Beach, CA. This Halloween-themed festival celebrates everything from haunts to spooky theme parks to horror films. Midsummer Scream features plenty of vendors, amazing guests like Elvira/Cassandra Peterson and Sid Haig, and fourteen different haunted attraction walk-thru experiences. And the SHOCK WAVES and Blumhouse.com crew […]

Films 

TEXAS FRIGHTMARE 2017 Report! BATES MOTEL! Dario Argento! Rob Zombie’s 31, FRIGHT NIGHT & More!

The 2017 iteration of Texas Frightmare Weekend has just wrapped, and the convention was, yet again, a smashing success! Blumhouse.com and Arrow Video were among the primary sponsors, and I found myself fortunate enough to moderate a handful of the panels, along with my Shock Waves co-hosts, so the following may come off as biased, […]

Films 

The Soska Sisters & Ken Kirzinger Are Coming To TEXAS FRIGHTMARE WEEKEND!

The annual Texas Frightmare Weekend is a mere 3 weeks away, and the showrunners continue to pull out all the stops in terms of guests! Lauro Chartrand and Willie Aames are bringing Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska (AMERICAN MARY) and Ken Kirzinger (Jason in FREDDY VS JASON) to TFW 2017 for a special sneak peek of […]

Films 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2017 Conquers Pasadena, CA Yet Again!

Well, it’s that time of year again! It’s the first of two times that the MONSTERPALOOZA weekend descends upon California and rocks the socks off of all us monster lovers out there. The convention, whose primary focus centers around celebrating the art of special FX, kicked off back in 2008 at the Burbank Marriot Convention […]

Films 

Texas Frightmare UPDATE! THE WALKING DEAD’s Pollyanna McIntosh Joins Guest List!

It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the upcoming Texas Frightmare convention, taking place the weekend of May 5th-7th in Dallas, Texas. So we thought we’d bring you up to speed. After all, Blumhouse.com is one of the proud sponsors of the convention, along with the fine fiends at Arrow Video US. Just […]

Films 

Legendary Director Frank Henenlotter Coming To TEXAS FRIGHTMARE!

Texas Frightmare Weekend is proud to announce that award-winning genre film distributor Arrow Video US has joined forces with the convention as one of their 2017 Presenting Sponsors! This new partnership will bring many incredible opportunities for our attendees including guest announcements, new titles, VIP gift bag goodies and more! First up, Arrow Video US […]

Real Life Scares 

Blumhouse.com is Teaming up with Texas Frightmare Weekend!

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to announce that we are teaming up with the amazing Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas, TX, becoming the official sponsor of the 2017 convention. The 2017 Texas Frightmare Weekend is slated for May 5th -7th, and horror fans will not want to miss it! The yearly event, held at the Dallas Metroplex, […]

Comic Books Films TV 

Profit By Fandom: How Much Is An Autograph Worth To You?

A few weeks back, the Hollywood Reporter ran an article shining a spotlight on just how lucrative the convention circuit has become for celebrities that appear in genre television shows or well-known film franchises. If you’re a die-hard fan reading this site, then no doubt at some point in your life, you’ve probably attended a […]

Films Scary Fun Toys 

Photo Gallery: Son Of Monsterpalooza Slays Burbank Yet Again!

Twice a year, MONSTERPALOOZA, the brainchild of Eliot Brodsky, descends upon Southern California like a dark cloud that attracts like minded horror fanatics and monster enthusiasts to celebrate their love of the macabre. The main event is usually scheduled for the spring, but come mid-September, Burbank is treated to “Son of Monsterpalooza,” the slightly smaller […]

Films Scary Fun 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2016 Successfully Slays Through Pasadena!

Twice a year, we’re treated to one of the biggest and best conventions in the States, MONSTERPALOOZA! For the last 6 years, the event, which focuses primarily on the celebration of special FX make-up, has been housed ably in the Burbank Marriott hotel and each & every year, the show keeps growing by leaps and bounds. […]