Author Archives: Mike Joy

Interview: Missy Hyatt

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview w/ Missy Hyatt ( Pro Wrestling Manager ) Interview with “The Walking Riot” Missy Hyatt ( Professional Wrestling Valet / Manager extraordinaire )  We reminisce about the glory days of World Class Championship Wrestling and Bill Watt’s Universal Wrestling Federation, as well as her days in Extreme Championship Wrestling!  My talk about flaws in the current woman’s wrestling  scene and why Missy would have made an excellent Horror Movie Scream Queen!  She … Continue reading

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Interview: Opi Saint of Patron Saint of Plagues

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Interview w/ Patron Saint Of Plagues Frontman Opi Saint (vocals/guitar/songwriter) How do you incorporate horror into your lyrics? All of the songs are presented in a horror anthology style, reminiscent of Tales from the Crypt or the Creepshow movies. Each song has its own terror motif anywhere from werewolves and zombies to murder and demonic possession. As the stories progress, and the body count climbs, the characters and plot lines start to intermingle. These short … Continue reading

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Interview: Pat Kilbane (The Brain Eaters Bible)

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Interview w/ Pat Kilbane The Brain Eater’s Bible, MAD TV, Seinfeld How did you go from being in Day of the Dead to creating The Brain Eater’s Bible? On the “Day of the Dead” shoot, I spent weeks in prosthetic zombie makeup, and since most of that time I was just waiting around for my scenes to shoot, I had a lot of time to think. Something about being in a zombie guise for that … Continue reading

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Video Madness: Judgement Day?

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Here ya go, now that the time has passed, this billboard seems a bit silly. Then again no one really believe it much anyways. It provided an interesting segment in history that helped sell a few books. The event came and went without even a drizzle. Though there was a small media buildup that provided a few fun moments.

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Film Review: Isle of the Damned (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Isle of the Damned, originally released in Italy in 1980, brought Giallo under fire yet again by the Italian government, who were outraged by the shocking and real scenes of primitive tribal rituals and cannibalism portrayed in the film. The film has been long out of print, but is presented here in a digitally remastered form. REVIEW: Isle of the Damned, one of the fake trailers entered in Robert Rodriquez’ SXSW Grindhouse competition last … Continue reading

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NYC Zombie Crawl

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NYC Zombie Crawl returns to Brooklyn for its 4th year! Festivities include shooting a zombie movie on the streets of Williamsburg! The 4th annual NYC Zombie Crawl will begin on Sunday, May 29th at 4pm at Knitting Factory Brooklyn (361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211) with our usual FREE zombie meetup! For 2 hours, zombies of all ages areinvited to hang out while our zombie technicians will be providing makeupfor civilians who wish to become … Continue reading

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Bill Goldberg (Santa’s Slay) to Attend Wizard World Philly Comic Con

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WWE, TV, Movie Star Bill Goldberg To Attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Joins Bruce Campbell, Adam Baldwin, Pam Grier, 300+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comic Book Artists and Writers, June 17-19, 2011 at Pennsylvania Convention Center NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 16, 2011 – Wizard World Inc. (WIZD) is proud to announce that popular WWE professional wrestler, television and movie star Bill Goldberg has joined a standout list of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Jersey Shore… Paranormal

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 Interview with Lori Flurchick: Southern Jersey Shore Paranormal Research and Investigations How did you first get interested in the paranormal? Well I have had psychic ability that I first knew I had at age 5, have always through my life have had experiences with spirits, energy and and seeing spirits.As I got older I felt I needed to know more.. How long does it take to learn how to become a paranormal investigator? Its not … Continue reading

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Interview: Jason T. Swinchock (A Chemical Skyline)

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Interview w/ Jason T. Swinchock Movie – A Chemical Skyline The title of the movie is “ A Chemical Skyline “ , what does that mean? The title came from the mind of my co-writer and co-founder of E-Nertia Global, Omar S. Brooks. When Omar told me the title for the zombie movie that we were writing, i was blown away… that name is simply amazing. The “chemical sky” is what is respsonsible for the … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Rocky Mountain Paranormal

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      Rocky Mountain Paranormal – Interview: Bryan Bonner How did you first get interested in the paranormal? Most people in the field of paranormal research “Ghost Hunting” get into the field because of some type of personal experience that has given them a goal to authenticate what they feel was a life changing experience. This is not the case with us, we became interested in the field because of a lifelong interest in … Continue reading

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Interview: Carl Lindbergh (Bunnyman)

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Interview w/ Carl Lindbergh Film : Bunnyman  Could you tell our Horrornews.net audience a little about Bunnyman? Bunnyman is a independent slasher film inspired by the horror films of the 80’s. It’s played serious, even though the title character happens to wear a giant bunny costume. It’s about a family of cannibals, lead by a disfigured man who has mommy issues. Those mommy issues lead the character to wear a bunny costume.

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Wizards World Philadelphia June 17-18-19

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Bruce Campbell, Adam Baldwin, Pam Grier, Vivica A. Fox, Julie Benz, Billy Dee Williams Among Headliners At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 17-18-19 At Pennsylvania Convention Center Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman, Julia Benson, Adam West, Burt Ward, John Schneider, Richard Roundtree, Mimi Rogers Among 500+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comics Artists, Creative Directors NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2011 – North America’s largest pop-culture tour continues as the 11th annual Wizard World Philadelphia Comic … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Louisiana Paranormal Investigators

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 Interview: Jill Wilder / Louisiana Paranormal Investigators How did you first get interested in the paranormal? I lived in a house that had paranormal activity. We would see shadows, hear walking up and down the hall, cabinets opening and shutting, a growling noise, and a lady in black with no face. Upon research of the home, it was a pentecostal church at one point then a mayonnaise store. I was always scared of it, … Continue reading

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May The 4th Be With You – Star Wars Day

Today is Star Wars Day.  It a day where all Star Wars fans (aka geeks) can rise up and celebrate the greatest science fiction movie ever made.  It’s also known as Luke Skywalker Day.  Check out the official website –  http://maythe4th.starwars.com/country.php STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA ON BLU-RAY  STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA The Most Anticipated Blu-ray Release In The Galaxy Is Now Available For Worldwide Pre-Order Starting Today The most anticipated Blu-ray release … Continue reading

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CN Looney Toons and Scooby-Doo Tonight

Animation’s most beloved characters are back in an all-new series, The Looney Tunes Show, premiering Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network. Bugs and Daffy haven’t changed — but their living situation has. Bugs is as brazen, sarcastic and ahead-of-the-game as ever, and Daffy, despite his narcissistic, sociopathic and paranoid tendencies, is Bugs’ best friend and seemingly permanent houseguest. No longer confined to seven-minute shorts, their larger-than-life personalities (and egos) offer … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: NorCal Paranormal

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Unexplained Confidential: Interview – Joe Casolo / Northern California Paranormal Researchers  How did you first get interested in the paranormal? My interest began in seeing a picture on the web of a alleged apparition. I began comparing some pictures on the web with a good friend who had a similar interest. As paranormal shows started popping up on TV, I thought, this can be done. We formed a group and started from there. How long … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Joyhorrors Hall of Horror

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Joyhorror’s Hall of Horror List of 13 Inductees: Creepings, I am honored to announce Joyhorror’s Hall of Horror inductees for the Class of 2011. This is our very first year and I think we have an outstanding selection of talent from the horror movie industry being represented. We have taken the traditional Hall of Fame concept and have made it completely frightening. Let’s give thanks to those genre greats who have made a living of … Continue reading

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Saturday Nightmares Expo Commercial

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Saturday Nightmares Expo FREE ZOMBIE MEET-UP AND MEADOWLANDS INVASION! SATURDAY JUNE 4th, 2011 at 7PM in collaboration with New Jersey Zombie Walk After the celebrity & vendor floors close for the night, we will head over to the Giants Stadium for a “Dawn of the Dead” Zombie Walk reenactment led by film star Ken Foree! At dusk he’ll lead the zombie mob as we shamble back towards the Sheraton Hotel to kickoff the SN masquerade … Continue reading

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Interview: Joanna Angel (XXXorcist, Re-Penetrator..)

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MJ: You’ve worked on some horror p*rn in the past , Re-Penetrator and The XXXorcist . Are you a horror fan? JA: Yes! MJ: Do you have a favorite horror movie? JA: Hmm… I am going to have to say Halloween 1 is my favorite of all time. MJ: I interviewed Doug Sakkman last year , and he mentioned an Evil Dead spoof called “Evil Head” in the works. Are you going to be part … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pop Goes Frankenstein – Author Sam Ita

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Frankenstein – A Pop Up Book  With its riveting blend of horror and science fiction, Frankenstein has gripped the public’s imagination since its publication in 1818. Now Sam Ita, the genius of paper engineering and art, transforms Mary Shelley’s tragic masterpiece into an unforgettable, stunning, and accessible pop-up book. For the third time, Ita—who created the magnificent Moby Dick and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea pop-ups—successfully captures the rich, dark drama of his source through … Continue reading

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Interview: Kelli Maroney (Night of the Comet, Chopping Mall )

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Kelli Maroney Interview: (Night of the Comet, Chopping Mall, Fast Times at Ridgemont High) Night of the Comet is one of those movies that I just have to watch every time it’s on television. It’s a movie that has that certain “it” factor and I guess that’s why it has such a loyal fan base. Do you have a favorite scene in that movie? Yes, the scene on the cop car where I tell Cathy … 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