Author Archives: Mike Joy

Popcorn Horror Bolster Video

Popcorn Horror innovative Bolster project has taken off in recent weeks. They’ve created this informative video to tell you a little bit more about Bolster and how it helps support the independent horror industry. Bolster Video

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Giveaway: Anchor Bay Prize Pack


Anchor Bay Films wants to giveaway 2 new releases – IN FEAR and NO ONE LIVES on Blu-ray to a lucky fan.   United States ONLY.   Enter to win,  email and put Anchor Bay Prize Pack in the subject line.   In the body of the email,  enter your full name and your complete address.  A winner will be selected at random in a few weeks.    

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Chainsaw Joe Gacy looking to Massacre the Innovator of Violence this Saturday night

The Horror / Wrestling Connection continues this Saturday evening as the stars of CZW wrestling travel down the road to “Best of the Best 13“! CZW presents “High Stakes” at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ on Saturday night, March 8th! The event will be broadcast LIVE on! “Innovator of Violence” Tommy Dreamer vs. “Chainsaw” Joe Gacy – has been closely following Joe Gacy and has a vested interest in the outcome … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore Massacre, JWOWW produces Horror Comedy

JERSEY SHORE’S JWOWW TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE HORROR COMEDY “JERSEY SHORE MASSACRE” In Theaters and Available on VOD June 2014 LOS ANGELES (March 5, 2014) Jenni Farley, best known as ‘JWOWW’ from the MTV hit series Jersey Shore has signed on to executive produce the horror/comedy JERSEY SHORE MASSACRE. Written and directed by Paul Tarnopol, the film stars Danielle Dallacco, Sal Governale, Richard Christy, Bigfoot and Ron Jeremy. Spy Global Media will release JERSEY SHORE MASSACRE … Continue reading

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Short Film: Blood Roulette


Four Strangers Come Together To Play A Game With Deadly Consequences Where Winner Takes All… Starring Garry Hayden, Nathan Head, Jason Ward & Shaun Vause Written & Directed By Mark Callum Edited & Filmed By Mouine Omari Support Blood Roulette with The Popcorn Horror Crowd Funding Project :  Bolster

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Interview: Mark Ricche / Christian Stavrakis (Mortal Remains)

Exclusive Horrornews Interview with Mark Ricche and Christian Stavrakis Movie: Mortal Remains joins Cryptic Pictures in hosting a Private Screening of MORTAL REMAINS in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 –  Buy your tickets to the events exclusively at :  Mortal Remains Kickstarter When was the concept for Mortal Remains realized and how long was the project in development?

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Interview: Andy Gates (Paranormal, Horror, and DEAD afterlife)

Para-fanatical Interviews Andy Gates about Paranormal, Horror, and DEAD afterlife. Andy Gates discusses the paranormal and how it relates to his recent movies. In an intimate interview, he also discusses the horror genre and how his roles were done.

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Announcement: Horrornews Gets Bizarre in Atlantic City


Bizarre A.C. II Horror Con returns June 13 -15 to Atlantic City, NJ and guess who’s going to be there? has secured it’s own Booth at the convention.  You source for all things horror is going to be LIVE and mingling with the dead.  We want all of our supporters to stops by our booth and talk some horror.   There might be cool giveaways waiting for you.   One thing is for sure,  Atlantic City … Continue reading

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 85


Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 85 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” Evolution-of-the-apocalypse21Evolution Of The Apocalypse is a podcast you can find on iTunes, Stitcher and Podomatic about survival, zombie movies, craft beer reviews, and just plain old manly banter. Saving the world one podcast at a time. This week on the show Mike and Matt dive into a couple current events airline survival is the topic and good beer is had … Continue reading

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Short Film: M is for Macho

Two friends challenge each other by playing basketball with zombies. Starring Mafalda Banquart and Agostinho Santos Written and directed by José Pedro Lopes Produced by Ana Almeida and Pedro Santasmarinas for Anexo 82 You can support “M is for Macho” through Popcorn Horror’s Bolster Project

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Bizarre A.C. II Launches Official Website


In December monsters, zombies, ghouls, freaks and goblins sunk their teeth into Atlantic City, and now they hunger for more. The weird, the odd, the BIZARRE, Return to the Tropicana June 13th thru the 15th for a weekend of entertainment, education, commerce and camaraderie as we celebrate all things horror, paranormal and beyond at the jersey shore. This spring Bizarre AC II brings back the strange and curious for an entertaining weekend at the Tropicana … Continue reading

Leave a comment New Bolster Button From Popcorn Horror

In Popcorn Horror’s roll out of the new BOLSTER BUTTON , we are proud to be the first to test this cutting edge new concept.   Popcorn Horror has created a Bolster Button to place on the website. What is a Bolster Button? Popcorn Horror developed a tool set called Bolster. On the Bolster site you can set up tools that help content creators make money, promote projects and interact with fans. These tools are … Continue reading

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Podcast: Evolution of The Apocalypse – Eps 84


Evolution of the Apocalypse — Episode 84 “Saving The World One Podcast at a Time” Evolution Of The Apocalypse is a podcast you can find on iTunes, Stitcher and Podomatic about survival, zombie movies, craft beer reviews, and just plain old manly banter. Saving the world one podcast at a time. This week Mike, Matt and Chris are teaming up to tackle bug out location! The film The cemetery gets a look and lots of … Continue reading

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Diabolique Magazine presents 2014 International Film Festival

THE DIABOLIQUE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Call For Entries Bloomington, IN – The Diabolique International Film Festival is presented by Diabolique Magazine, one of the fastest growing publications in the world dedicated to genre cinema. In addition, we are pleased to welcome Sony and FinalDraft as official Festival partners for 2014. Join us September 19-20, 2014 in Bloomington, Indiana for the premiere showcase of independent genre cinema, featuring horror, sci-fi, fantasy and animation. The Diabolique International … Continue reading

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2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival – wait for it , wait for it …

The 2014 ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL to Announce Cities and Venues Next Week The world’s biggest heavy music touring music festival is back and ready to pummel in 2014. The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL is announcing this year’s cities and venues next Tuesday, February 18th. The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL has listened to the fans and promises to answer the prayers of heavy metal crusaders everywhere, assuring the most bold and diverse … Continue reading

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Cinedigm and Wizard World Partner To Launch A Digital Comic Con Channel

The network will feature highly curated feature films, television episodes, web series, live panel conversations, original programming and an e-commerce component. Releasing widely on internet connected devices, the network will be accessible to Comic Con fans via mobile, tablets, gaming consoles, connected TVs and set top boxes. Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 2014 – Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today it has partnered with Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) to create a direct-to-consumer, branded digital network … Continue reading

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Bizarre A.C. part 2 , Atlantic City’s Horror Con Is Back For Revenge

Bizarre A.C. II , unusual, unpredictable, undead, returns to the Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ on June 13 – 15, 2014. If you missed the first Bizarre A.C. this past December, you missed a true horror event.   Jon Henderson crafted a horror convention that can go toe to toe with Monster Mania or Chiller Theatre Cons.   Well,  if you enjoyed Bizarre A.C. and thought it was great, then you’re going to love what’s coming this … Continue reading


Horror Funding: Pinwheel stars Wrestling Legend, Ox Baker

Support Pinwheel on IndieGoGo , they are trying to raise 5,000 dollars to get this movie made.  it’s stars pro wrestling legend, Ox Baker ( famous for Escape from New York )  

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Giveaway: Sorority Party Massacre FREE DVD’s For You! and Anchor Bay want to give 2 DVD copies to SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE.  Please email for a chance to win.  Winners will be picked at random within the next week or two.  Enter “SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE” in the subject line and then enter your full name and complete address in the body of the email.  United States ONLY. SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE SYNOPSIS: An isolated town full of sexy college girls has a dangerous … Continue reading

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Buddy Hutchins Filming Now – New Thriller From Youngest Producer In History


Buddy Hutchins – Everyone Has a Breaking Point. What’s all the fuss about this guy named Buddy Hutchins? How about Richard Switzer being the youngest producer in history.  Richard’s company is making this amazing movie happen and writer/director Jared Cohn ( Atlantic Rim ) is the driving creative force. Storyline Buddy Hutchins just wants to live a simple life. But when he catches his wife cheating on him, she files for divorce, petitions the … Continue reading

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Popcorn Horror introduces Bolster Project

I’d like announce a new and exciting partnership between and Popcorn Horror. I really like these guys and for a lot of great reason. They’re all about supporting independent horror and have found an interesting way to do it. from its inception has been a strong voice for the indie horror genre. It only makes sense that we hang with like-minded horror fans and try to make things happen. Popcorn Horror has created … 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.