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The Zombie Run Hits Philadelphia This Weekend

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THE ZOMBIE RUN

The first shipment of C-894 has made its way to Philadelphia.

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Park
Packet Pick-Up: April 5 and 6 at Philadelphia Runner (1601 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Age Limit None! If you’re old enough to run, then you’re old enough to run from zombies!!

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Millennicon 27: Adventures of a Horror Dork in Sci-Fi-dom

because it isn't a Sci-Fi convention unless there's a Tardis.

As I write this, Horrorhound Cincinnati is going on about 5 miles from me. While some greats are there, like Sergio Stivaletti, Tom Di Zarn and Charles band are there, I am not. Why, you ask, would a dork of horror such as yourself miss such an illustrious gathering? Simply put, I spent all my money at Millenicon and I couldn’t be happier.

If you don’t already know, Millenicon is … Continue reading

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Horror Returns to Orange County with New Film Festival

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The Everybody Dies Horror Film Festival, Orange County, California’s ONLY horror film festival is coming back in September 2013!  The fest is calling out to all horror filmmakers to submit their short or feature film through their web site, www.EverybodyDiesFilmFest.com.

“The films we screened at our 2012 festival were incredible” says EDHFF co-founder Sara Parrell.  “We can’t wait to see what the independent horror … Continue reading

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2013 Line Up

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Nathan Fillion, Stan Lee, Summer Glau, WWE® Superstars John Cena® And Daniel Bryan® Among Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2

Pop Culture Festival At Pa. Convention Center Also To Feature ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars Michael Rooker and Norman Reedus, William Shatner, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Superstar Comics Creators

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2013 – “Castle” Star Nathan Fillion, fellow “Serenity” and Firefly headliner … Continue reading

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Rare Screening of Kill Bill – The Whole Bloody Affair

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Exhumed Films presents
Kill Bill – The Whole Bloody Affair (Cannes Cut): Tenth Anniversary Screening

2003 / 35mm / dir. Quentin Tarantino

TWO SCREENINGS:
Friday, June 21 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 22 at 8:00pm

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Watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 With Bill Moseley

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Exhumed Films Presents: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2, hosted by Bill Moseley!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Doors at 7:30 pm, Show at 8:00pm – $10
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2
1986 / Dir. Tobe Hooper / 35mm
The first of what would eventually become a string of sequels, remakes, and reboots of remakes, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 is by far the most entertaining … Continue reading

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Wizard World announces WWE top superstars to slam into Philadelphia Comic Con

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WWE® Superstars John Cena® And Daniel Bryan® To Attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con on May 30, June 1, 2013

Duo Continues Run Of Top WWE® Talent At Wizard World Shows In 2013; Join Celebrity Roster With Stan Lee, Summer Glau, William Shatner At Pennsylvania Convention Center

NEW YORK, January 31, 2013 – Wizard World has fast become the place for fans to meet top WWE® stars, continuing this May/June with appearances … Continue reading

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Film Festival: Nick Zedd and The Cinema of Transgression Festival at Glasshouse, NYC ‏

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NICK ZEDD & THE CINEMA OF TRANSGRESSION

Just a quick heads up for anyone who can make it to New York in the next few days. Nick Zedd and The Cinema of Transgression Festival will be there from January 15-19. Full details, including schedule below… Don’t miss it.

9pm-late all nights

Glasshouse 246 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211(G to Broadway, M to Lorimer, or L/G to Metropolitan-Lorimer)

Entrance is free (suggested donation of $10 … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2012 NYC Horror Film Festival: Day One

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New York City has had a bad couple of weeks. Both Hurricane Sandy & Nor’easter Athena unleashed their wrath on the city & it’s five boroughs. But the late Michael J. Hein’s dream of NYC having it’s own horror film festival lives on despite mother nature’s best efforts to thwart it. The combined efforts of some very dedicated people have brought the festival back after a year off and it’s bigger and better than ever! … Continue reading

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Convention Report: Rock and Shock 2012

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Rock and Shock is an annual horror convention that takes place every October in Worcester, MA. Its ninth incarnation occurred on October 12-14, and I was on hand for all three days. Perhaps the biggest draw this year was former Kiss drummer Peter Criss, who had his own private signing room. Other celebrity guests included Danny Trejo (Machete), Tony Todd (Candyman), Doug Bradely (Hellraiser), Sid Haig (The Devil’s Rejects), Bill Moseley (The Devil’s … Continue reading

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Woodsmen Reunite at Satanic Rave 14 on Halloween Night

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Satanic Rave 14 at JC Dobbs featuring the return of THE WOODMEN!

Halloween – The Night Jabber Came Home ( Philadelphia will never be the same again ).  Oct. 31st, 2012

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Rock and Shock 2012 Convention Preview

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I’ve been counting down the days all year, and it’s finally here this weekend! Rock and Shock 2012 will take place will take place October 12-14 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. As a horror fan from Massachusetts, I look forward to the convention every year.

This year’s list of guests is quite impressive and diverse. Celebrities in attendance will include such notable names as Danny Trejo (From Dusk Til Dawn), Heather Langenkamp (A … 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 … Continue reading

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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, … 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.

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

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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 … Continue reading

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