Author Archives: Mike Joy

The Augusta Street Ripper stars X Porn Actress Monica Mattos

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Monica Mattos: From X-Rated to horror films in “The Augusta Street Ripper” Brazilian Porn Muse stars in Independent short film about a vampire and a serial killer In the United States, several beautiful p*rn stars divided their careers between adult films and horror movies. Some famous examples: Marilyn Chambers, actress of the classic “Behind the Green Door”, starred in David Cronenberg’s “Rabid”; the muse Traci Lords left the X-Rated films to make the B horror … Continue reading

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Interview – Val Tasso (Resident Evil : Damnation)

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Interview w/ Val Tasso Resident Evil: Damnation How did you get involved in acting?

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GIVEAWAY – Extreme Rising Pro Wrestling


GIVEAWAY – copy of “Remember November” Extreme Rising DVD.  Please email and put “Extreme” in the subject line.  In the body of the email, list your full name and complete address.  United States ONLY. EXTREME RISING Presents “Remember November” Saturday, November 17, 2012 Golden Dome (Monaca, PA)

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GIVEAWAY – 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


30 Nights of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo –  TWO DVD COPIES – GIVEAWAY!  Enter for a chance to win by emailing and put “30 Nights” in the subject line.  In the body of the email , please put your full name and complete address.  

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Zombie Mermaids by Gorgeous & Gory

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Sweet mother of pearl, Gorgeous & Gory has done it again! In vigilantly preparing for the impending Zombie Apocalypse, we must plan for all scenarios. With that in mind, if said apocalypse turns out to be less imminent thanpreviously believed, we’ve fastidiously put together an all new 2013 calendar! Gorgeous & Gory has sought out 13 of the most ravishing beauties alive and they are really going to knock your socks off! Straight from the … Continue reading

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Fan Contest: YOU pick the topic and WE write it


We at HORRORNEWS.NET want to give YOU, our fans, some creative control. It’s simple, email and put “Fan Contest” in the subject line. In the body of email, write your “full name” and your “horror topic” and one of our HNN staff will write a feature article on your hand picked topic. Is there something you want to read that we’re not writing about? We want to hear about it. The topic can be … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Children of Sorrow)


Exclusive Interview : Bill Oberst Jr. Special uncut 70+ minute conversation as Bill covers a plethora of horror topics including his new award winning movie, Children of Sorrow.  Other items discussed:  Universal Studios Monsters (Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolfman), “Nude Nuns with Big Guns” & crazy behind the camera stories, childhood nightmares, our darkest fears and what scares us the most,  the question explored, “What a horror movie SHOULD BE?”, upcoming film, “Lord Bateman”, and the … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Giveaway: Rise of the Governor & Road to Woodbury

WalkingDeadDecal-iphone presents The Walking Dead Giveaway: Rise of the Governor & Road to Woodbury. We have three great Walking Dead prizes. All you need to do is email and put “The Walking Dead” in the subject line. In the body of the email, please include your full name and complete address. United States ONLY. In the next two weeks, we will picking random winners for these Walking Dead prizes: Runner up 1: — An … Continue reading

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Comedy Gone Horror by HorrorNews Staff


Welcome to our December HorrorNews Staff project, “Comedy Gone Horror” as myself and four other HNN writers explore some strange possibilities when we take your favorite comedy and family friendly movies and twist and distort them into something the horror genre would be proud of. What happens when these movies, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Spinal Tap, Toy Story, Breakfast Club, and Home Alone, get a horror makeover? Read on and find out…   … Continue reading

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WWE: Attitude Era


WWE: Attitude Era DVD/Blu-Ray This collection of matches, highlights arguably the most popular time period in wrestling history. If you had your eyes open in the mid to late 1990’s then you probably heard about or witnessed this pop culture phenomenon. After the big wrestling boom in the 1980’s, things became stagnant and wrestling had a down period. It was obvious that our society was changing and the cartoon style of booking that worked before … Continue reading

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Bin Laden is back from the dead in OSOMBIE


THIS DECEMBER, BIN LADEN RISES FROM THE DEAD, LEADING AN ARMY OF ZOMBIE TERRORISTS IN AN AXIS OF THE EVIL DEAD… ON DVD AND BLU-RAY!  OSOMBIE Street Date: December 11, 2012 BD/DVD SRP: $19.98 Just when you thought it was safe to be a Westerner, Bin Laden rises from the grave to finish his jihad as a flesh-eating zombie in OSOMBIE, a “mayhem-filled[1]” horror flick arriving in the home entertainment marketplace as the world continues … Continue reading

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Austin Idol’s “Rock & Roll Wrestling Show!”


Professional Wrestling Legend Austin Idol was the subject of the most controversial interview in history. Now, he’s hosting his own live internet radio show set to debut on Wednesday night, November 28, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. EST. Austin Idol’s “Rock & Roll Wrestling Show!” will be broadcast over the American Hearts Network and will have unlimited listeners capabilities. Austin Idol comments, “Expect to hear anything from the sublime to the ridiculous!” and “Hey man, … Continue reading

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Interview: Jordan Hembrough (Toy Hunter)


Exclusive HorrorNews Interview w/ Jordan Hembrough Travel Channel’s Toy Hunter The other day I had the pleasure of interviewing Jordan about, what else, Toys!  Jordan talks about his love for Star Wars action figures and we discuss the old Planet of the Apes figures and playset. He reveals the Holy Grail of Horror Toys. What do you think it is?  He talks about the Toy Hunter Chiller episode that focuses on horror toys.  If you … Continue reading

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Ready for a Christmas giveaway? Synapse and Impulse films present three title that will definitely put you on santa’s naughty list.  All you need to do is email me at and put “Synapse” in the subject line. Don’t forget to put your full name and mailing address in the body of the email. united states only!  We’ll announce winners in about two weeks. ________________________________________ Season’s beatings and christmas bleedings three titles to trim your … Continue reading

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Music Video: Devil’s Night by Motionless in White

Motionless In White has premiered the epic new music video for their single “Devil’s Night”. Produced and directed by Cody Blue Snider, the track is taken from their new album Infamous, which is available now at Best Buy, FYE, Hot Topic, and digitally on iTunes. Motionless In White “Devil’s Night”

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Children of Sorrow kills at Shockfest


Children Of Sorrow Wins Again; Oberst Kills Again (Nov 21, 2012) Director Jourdan McClure’s Children Of Sorrow has won the top prize at Hollywood’s Shockfest Film Festival. The found-footage horror feature about a desert cult received The Shocker Award following its Los Angeles premiere at Shockfest. Bill Oberst Jr. won the Best Actor Award for his role as cult leader Simon Leach in a surprise win over better-known nominees Tom Sizemore and Joe Esteves, brother … Continue reading

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About Mike Joy 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.