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Interview: April Hunter – Actress (The Meat Puppet), Pro Wrestler

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview : April Hunter Congratulations on being the latest Horrornews.net VAMP! What are some of your earliest memories of monster movies when growing up? Thank you for having me! I grew up with The Munsters reruns…I’d have to wait until I went to my Grand mom’s house to watch it, since my mom didn’t let us watch much TV. She called it the “idiot box”. Because of the ban, I read a lot. … Continue reading

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Zombie Public Service Announcement

“The Undeading” Zombies use CPR to save a woman going into cardiac arrest. This is from the Heart  & Stroke Foundation of Canada

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Season of Darkness – First Poster

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Season of Darkness “He escaped his insanity only to face a darker reality.” Director Jay Woelfel (Closed for the Season) returns to horror with a psychological tale of mistaken identity. Woelfel’s Season of Darkness is a story that focuses on a protagonist who is an escaped mental patient. He finds his release daunting and strange. Once free, the public believes Dwight is actually a successful motivational speaker named Artemus Finch. Unsure of what is real … Continue reading

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CM Punk : Best in the World

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CM Punk (Phil Brooks) dropped a Pipe Bomb on June 27th, 2011 that launched his career into the WWE Universe. If this super STAR wasn’t shining bright before that date, he has certainly been a blinding spectacle ever since. The brand new WWE DVD set, “CM Punk, Best in the World”, featuring a documentary that chronicles Punk’s long, hard journey to the top the heap. This is a well done documentary and has some nice … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Escape – Live The Apocalypse!

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The Walking Dead Escape WELLS FARGO CENTER COMPLEX PHILADELPHIA, PA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2012 6PM-12AM GET REGISTERED NOW! The zombie virus continues to spread as Ruckus Sports and Skybound, in conjunction with Live Nation, announce Philadelphia as the next city to fall in the gruesomely realistic The Walking Dead Escape obstacle course series. There are three ways to take part in this epic adventure: participants can choose to be a Survivor and race through the … Continue reading

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Tinsley Transfers: A Great New Way To Do Halloween

3D FX Transfers Get You Halloween Ready – Emmy Nominated Prosthetic Designer Christien Tinsley Gets Halloween Fans Hollywood Film Quality Ready – For more information please visit: www.TinsleyTransfers.com  and www.TinsleyStudio.com .

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The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine – Special Sneak Preview Inside Issue # 2

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SNEAK PEEK: INSIDE ISSUE #2 OF THE WALKING DEAD, THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE David Morrissey spills the beans on playing The Governor, while Robert Kirkman reveals what to look forward to in the coming weeks Following the announcement earlier this month that the hotly anticipated first issue of The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine is already one of Diamond’s best selling magazines of all time, Titan Magazines and Skybound reveal what’s inside the upcoming second issue.

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Carnival of Darkness 3 (Horror/Sci-Fi Short Film Festival)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 1, 2012 Film Festival Presents Bite-Sized Chunks of Horror Festival confirms Veronica Cartwright, Tara Cardinal and Drew Daywalt HOLLYWOOD, CA – October 1, 2012 – Filmmaker Alex Bram presents the most promising new voices in horror at the third annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. The most haunting and disturbing horror/sci-fi short films from across the world will be presented on a THX Authorized, state-of-the-art screen at LA Film School this … Continue reading

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MAD Magazine: Totally MAD – 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity

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Time Home Entertainment Inc. and MAD Magazine Announce For the Second Time (And Don’t Be Surprised If They Keep Doing It Until Someone Pays Attention!) Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity Foreword by Stephen Colbert and Eric Drysdale Includes “The Soul of MAD,”A Removable Set of 12 Classic MAD Cover Prints On Sale October 30 at Retailers Nationwide New York, NY, October 1, 2012 – To celebrate MAD Magazine’s 60th anniversary, … Continue reading

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Interview: Fight the Machine (Musical Group)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview: Fight the Machine (Alexander Millar, Joey Jane, & Prentice Daggs) What are some favorite horror films of Fight the Machine? Alexander Millar (Lead vocals, Guitar): The Alien Trilogy, Event Horizon, Rosemary’s Baby, The Shining, Army of Darkness. Joey Jane (Bass): Nightmare On Elm Street, and all the corny 90’s ones. You know, the ones where they kill the blonde with the big tits. Prentice Daggs (Drums): Pumpkinhead, Jaws, Aliens, Halloween. Your opinion … Continue reading

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Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007

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EPIX CELEBRATES 50th ANNIVERSARY OF JAMES BOND WITH NEW DOC AND 24 / 007 MARATHON Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 Premieres on ‘Global James Bond Day’, October 5, as part of an EPIX Free Preview Weekend An EPIX exclusive documentary Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 is directed by Stevan Riley (Fire in Babylon) and produced by John Battsek (One Day In September, The Tillman Story) and Simon Chinn (Man … Continue reading

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Viscera 2013 Film Festival (Open For Submissions)

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FEMALE HORROR FILMMAKERS CALL VISCERA HOME 2013 Viscera Film Festival: Call for Submissions is Open! LOS ANGELES, CA, October 1, 2012 – Now that Halloween is drawing near, female filmmakers working in genre cinema are stampeding to Viscera as it announces its 2013 festival call for submissions. From October 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013 (culminating in Women in Horror Month), Viscera is accepting digital submissions for its 2013 festival season. Unlike most festivals, Viscera … Continue reading

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Interview: God Forbid (Heavy Metal Group)

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GOD FORBID HorrorNews.net Interview Byron Davis – Vocals Doc Coyle – Lead Guitar / Vocals John “Beeker” Outcalt – Bass Matt Wicklund – Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar Corey Pierce – Drums 1. Let’s talk horror! Are the members of GOD FORBID big horror fans – names  of the bands favorite movies? I appreciate Horror mainly for its aesthetics. I have always been attracted to beauty in darkness. One of my favorite films is Bram Stokers … Continue reading

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GEEK Magazine Walking Dead giveaway (for HNN readers)

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Giveaway: Walking Dead #100 Set of 10 Cover Variants In honor of our 2nd issue cover, GEEK Magazine is giving away a set of 10 different The Walking Dead #100 comic cover variants. Even better, we’re throwing in a rare Geek magnet (woo!) and copy of Geek #2 signed by Steven Yeun, who plays Glenn on AMC’s the Walking Dead tv series! Enter once or enter multiple times by following us on Twitter, Facebook, and … Continue reading

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Trailer: Children of Sorrow

The first trailer for Children of Sorrow, from Rogue River director Jourdan McClure and writer Ryan Finnerty has just been released. In the film a young woman embeds herself in a cult looking for answers to her sister’s disappearance, only to find a dark secret within the cult and an even darker secret within herself. Director Jourdan McClure says, “Children Of Sorrow” is unlike anything I thought I would do. It’s really my attempt at … Continue reading

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Adult Swim at New York Comic Con

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Adult Swim Announces Electrifying Panel and Event Lineup for 2012 New York Comic Con Adult Swim will host panels and talent signings for fan-favorite series Robot Chicken, China, IL, The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, and Superjail! at New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Center, Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. See the full lineup below and please note all times, dates and locations are subject to change. PANELS

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett at Chiller Theatre for Too Much Horror Business

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About the book Not only is Kirk Hammett the lead guitarist for Metallica, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, but he’s also the curator of one of the world’s finest collections of monster-movie memorabilia, a collection few people have ever seen. In Too Much Horror Business, Kirk finally unveils his near-mythical treasure trove of rare posters, props, costumes, and toys from the early silent classics to more modern fare. From … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead MAGAZINE – New York Comic Con Exclusive

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SNEAK PEEK: NYCC EXCLUSIVE COVER OF THE WALKING DEAD, THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE#1! Hotly anticipated first issue of The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine debuts at NYCC with an exclusive cover by The Walking Dead comic artist Charlie Adlard! The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine hits stores on October 23 to coincide with season 3 airing on AMC, with 100-pages of all the latest news, revelations and tips for fans of the television show and the … Continue reading

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Video Madness: Call Me Maybe – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

Just a few days ago at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con a group of Wizard World Digital Team video bloggers got together and produced a crowd-sourced video. This turned out to be an epic undertaking connecting with fans, celebrities and the cosplay community. Celebrity guests included Bruce Campbell, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Katrina Law, Nicole & Brianna Garcia, Jon Bernthal, Adrianne Curry and David Della Rocco! After pulling together content from ten very committed video teams (editing … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Chronicles Giveaway

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The Walking Dead Chronicles The Official Companion Book Are you a fan of The Walking Dead?  HorrorNews.net & Abrams Books is giving away a copy of “The Walking Dead Chronicles – The Official Companion Book” All you need to do to enter is email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “The Walking Dead” in the subject line. Please list you full name and mailing address in the body of the email.  We will be picking a random winner in a couple of … Continue reading

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Video Madness: Hardcore Wrestling International

Hardcore Wrestling International – The Music Video In the early 90’s there were a group of guys, from the mean streets of Gloucester City, who created a wrestling group literally from the ground up. They quickly made New Jersey the hot bed for “backyard wrestling” before backyard wrestling was trending worldwide. The promotion was called Hardcore Wrestling International, and it soon out grew it’s grass roots and moved into the world famous Monster Factory. It … Continue reading

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About Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com