Author Archives: Mike Joy

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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Video Madness:Human Cockfighting ’96

In 1996 there was something extremely strange going on in California. Professional wrestling was experiencing new levels of interest and while ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling) was taking the East Coast for storm with their own version of hardcore, the West Coast was getting Extreme too, with Extremely Strange Wrestling. This underground sub-countercultural experience was truly a wrestling event for only the most hardcore of fans. Extremely Strange Wrestling is probably most well known for this … Continue reading

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Undertaker 20 – 0 , The Streak

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The Undertaker has remained undefeated at Wrestlemania with a record of 20 victories and 20 victims, which is an unprecedented accomplishment. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has documented what is now known as “The Streak” in this wonderfully compiled 4 disc set. The first disc is an overview, documentary style, of all his Wrestlemania matches, and the remaining three discs capture those matches in all their glory. The Undertaker’s Streak has become as valuable as any … Continue reading

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Scooby Doo goes to Wrestlemania?

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Warner Bros. and WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) announced they will co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania®. The announcement was made today by Jeff Brown, Executive Vice President and General Manager, TV, Family & Animation, Warner Home Video and Michael Luisi, President, WWE Studios. WWE Superstars and Divas including Triple H®, John Cena®, Kane, The Miz®, Brodus Clay™, Santino Marella®, Sin Cara™ and AJ™ will appear … Continue reading

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Interview: Liv Jagrell (Musical Group: Sister Sin)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview w/ Liv Jagrell (Sister Sin) What Heavy Metal bands and/or Heavy Metal songs influenced you growing up? For me getting into metal was very much because of Pantera and a swedish all girl band called Drain. After that I found Mötley crue, Judas Priest and of course Twisted Sister. Do you think Swedish heavy metal fans are different from American heavy metal fans? It´s not that big of a difference I think. … Continue reading

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Interview: Dave Astor (Musical Group: Pathology)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview w/ Dave Astor PATHOLOGY  Let’s talk horror! Are the members of PATHOLOGY big horror fans names of the bands favorite movies? We actually enjoy a good comedy. Like Harold and Kumar or Halfbaked. But there is a few we enjoy. Like The Re-Animator. The guy in the movie was a big inspiration for our doctor that is on our album covers. Metal and Horror ( In my mind ) go hand and … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Tybor (Musical Group: The Bunny The Bear)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview w/ Matt Tybor (The Bunny) Musical Group : The Bunny The Bear  How was THE BUNNY THE BEAR created? The Bunny: I started the band in the beginning of 2008, on quite the random impulse, actually. Out of nowhere I felt the need to start writing some fun music; I could freely experiment with and call it “The Bunny The Bear”. What made me think running around a stage in a plastic … Continue reading

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Let’s get GRIMM Giveaway

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It’s time for a very Grimm Giveaway from the monsters at HorrorNews.net! Get a FREE copy of “GRIMM” Season One DVD. All you need to do is email joyhorror@horrornews.net your full name, your “fairy tale” name (if you have one), and your complete mailing address. This is a random chance giveaway. We will throw a bunch a trolls down a well and the first one up wins (this is very similar to picking names out of … Continue reading

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“Extra, Extra Horror” New Podcast Radio Show debuts on HorrorNews.net this September

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In a time when most podcasts give you minimal horror, HorrorNews.net is prepared to give you “Extra, Extra Horror”! We are re-launching our Podcast show on BlogTalkRadio and it’s going to be more monstrous than before. This podcast is under new management and I guarantee that it’s not going to be the same old news. We are taking steps to improve our product so we have a show that can go toe to toe with … Continue reading

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New Wizard World Comic Con Mobile App

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Wizard World Unveils Mobile App In Time For Chicago Comic Con Schedules, Profiles, News, Photos, Maps, Notifications And More Just A Tap Away NEW YORK, August 7, 2012 – Just in time for its longest-running and most-attended show, Wizard World today unveiled the “Official Wizard World Comic Con App,” a must-have for attendees to get the most out of events before, during and after each show, beginning with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12 … Continue reading

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Found Footage Dracula Film

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MODERN TWIST ON BRAM STOKER’S STORY OF DRACULA Found footage film kicks off a new Dracula trilogy AUGUST 1, 2012, HOLLYWOOD, CA – Shortly after Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson called it quits, Telly Award winning Actor Timothy Woodward Jr., in conjunction with Sky Studios, a partner of on-demand giant Hulu, announce that they are are poised to tackle the timeless tale of Dracula. Pia Cook, writer of the much anticipated film “Blackout” starring Timothy … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Brad and Sherry Steiger talk about ‘Conspiracies and Secret Societies’

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Unexplained Confidential presents: Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview w/ Brad and Sherry Steiger Book: Conspiracies and Secret Societies Conspiracies and Secret Societies have become common place in American history. Do you think in 2012, our Government now hides more or less from “we the people” than it has in the past? It is now more difficult than ever to discern the cover-ups and the disinformation from the chatter on the Internet. There are thousands of conspiracy sites, … Continue reading

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Scooby-Doo (The Original Ghost Hunter) is back for a brand new season!

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Take an Afternoon Scooby Snack Break with New Episodes of Scooby-Doo! Mystery IncorporatedNew Episodes start July 30 at 2 p.m. (ET/ PT) Scooby-Doo, the world’s favorite cowardly Great Dane returns with his four mystery-solving friends – Fred, Daphne, Velma & Shaggy – for further spooky adventures in the second season of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated from Warner Bros. Animation. Having gone their separate ways at the end of Season One, the Mystery Inc. gang will reunite … Continue reading

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Interview: Branko Tomovic (Entity)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview w/ Branko Tomovic Movie: ENTITY How did you break into acting and who gave you your big break? I wanted to be an actor ever since I saw Dennis Hopper’s psychotic villain in “Blue Velvet” as a kid. I grew up in Europe but went to New York City to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. After a year I was offered this small Yugoslavian war film in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Official Magazine is Coming Soon!

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For immediate use The Walking Dead Magazine – Coming Soon! Titan Magazines and Skybound are pleased to announce the launch of The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine, based on Robert Kirkman’s Eisner Award-winning comic book series, best-selling graphic novels and Emmy-winning AMC television series based upon them. Following its transition from groundbreaking comic book to the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time, The Walking Dead has cemented its status, not only as a phenomenon … Continue reading

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Take This Lollipop starring Bill Oberst Jr. wins Daytime Emmy Award

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Director Jason Zada’s spooky Facebook application Take This Lollipop, starring actor Bill Oberst Jr., won a Daytime Emmy Award this weekend. In a rare win for a horror-themed project, the interactive short film, in which Oberst portrays a stalker accessing viewer’s Facebook profiles for an intense two minutes of cyber-stalking, won the Emmy for “Outstanding New Approaches In Daytime Entertainment” This project beat competitors: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Today Show and The Bold And … Continue reading

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Interview: Creep Creepersin (Dracula)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview : Creep Creepersin Movie: Creep Creepersin’s Dracula How does Creep Creepersin’s Dracula stand apart from other Dracula movies? It stands apart a lot of ways I think. The thing I think people will notice first, is how bright it is. There is light blasting everywhere to the point where it’s almost blown out. It is extremely modern to the point where it might even be outdated by the time of its release … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: X-47B-Files‏

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UFO sightings reported on the Maryland Beltway late Tuesday night turned out to be a Military drone. This was an 82 ft long aircraft that looked very much like your traditional UFO, being transported on the back a flatbed truck from West Virginia to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Maryland State Police were flooded with phone calls from concerned citizens wanting to know what this unidentified object was traveling down I-495. If you believe … Continue reading

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Forbes Interview w/ Jesse “The Body” Ventura

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Jesse “The Body” Ventura Book: DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government Due to schedule problems my interview with Jesse “The Body” Ventura on Tuesday didn’t take place, but Jesse’s people asked me to re-post this interview from Monday, June 11th by Forbes Magazine. website: www.weaintgottimetobleed.com Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/DemoCRIPS-ReBLOODlicans-More-Gangs-Government/dp/1616084480/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338847595&sr=8-1-spel Kenneth Rapoza: I’d recognize that voice anywhere. Jesse Ventura: [chuckles, signature Jesse] It’s a hard one to miss. Good to talk with you today, Ken. … Continue reading

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Interview: James Cullen Bressack (Psykik Junky Pictures)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview w/ James Cullen Bressack Movies: Theatre of the Deranged and Treasure Chest of Horrors Our last interview was in the summer of 2011. In the past year, do you  think you have grown as a writer/producer/director? Hey! Excited to be doing another interview with you a year later! :) I do. I think we are always growing and learning. If you aren’t learning something by what you are doing or improving then … 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