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Films 

Robert Kurtzman and Doug Jones Have Fun With THE BYE BYE MAN… On A Train!

Stacy Title’s THE BYE BYE MAN came out at the beginning of this year to a mixed reception. But it did have some cool stuff going for it. Besides this fun prank video, the great Robert Kurtzman provided the special FX make-up for the title character who was portrayed by fan favorite Doug Jones! And […]

Films 

We Welcome FX Legend Tony Gardner On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they discuss all the latest horrors! First up, the gang report back from the Monsterpalooza convention in Pasadena. Elric caught THE VOID and the new Swedish Shudder series JORDSKOTT. Ryan reports back on DIG TWO GRAVES and Scream Factory’s release of TALES […]

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 […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

These Horrifying Dolls PROBABLY Won’t Kill You in Your Sleep This Christmas

In the interest of your mental health, if you suffer from pediophobia — the fear of dolls, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association — I’d strongly suggest you stop reading this article immediately. All others, brave onward… ‘cuz I’m about to give you a serious case of the creeps. The bizarre but extremely popular […]

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. […]

Films Scary Fun 

Be Very Afraid! 2016’s Massive MONSTERPALOOZA is Almost Here!

Attention all serious genre fans in Southern California (or anyone who doesn’t mind a worthwhile road trip): the epic horror convention known as MONSTERPALOOZA will arrive in Pasadena, CA this Friday! If you haven’t heard about the awesomeness in store this weekend, we’re gonna break it down for you. Due to enormous fan turnouts at past conventions, […]

Films 

On The Set Of TALES OF HALLOWEEN With Mike Mendez!

It’s a brisk but beautiful November evening in Los Angeles when this writer walks onto the set of TALES OF HALLOWEEN on Day 5 of principle photography. The current segment being filmed behind me is Neil Marshall’s BAD SEED, which although early in the shooting schedule would later be picked as the closing segment for the anthology […]