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HorrorHound Weekend Indianapolis 2011 Report

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Somehow I managed to scrounge up enough cash and get time off work to attend HorrorHound Weekend Indianapolis, March 25th-27th at the Indianapolis Marriot East. This is only my second time attending a HorrorHound show and I have to admit they are tremendous events and very well organized. I will try to keep this short and entertaining. Plus much alcohol was consumed, starting before I was even able to check … Continue reading

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Days of The Dead – Guest additions: Traci Lords, Michale Graves and more!

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Representing one of the most talked about guest additions of the month for DAYS OF THE DEAD 2011, actress, singer, and author, TRACI LORDS, will be making her highly anticipated return to the mid west this July! The controversial, but strong minded starlet is known for her roles in such films as Cry Baby, Blade, Serial Mom, Zach and Miri Make a P*rno, and the remake of the Roger Corman cult classic, … Continue reading

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Scream 4 Auction

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Make sure to pre-register as our VIP guest for the exclusive Scream 4 Live Costume and Prop Auction on April 16th.  Over 300 major movie props and costumes direct from the set of Scream 4 will only be available for this one day live event.  Live auction starts at 11AM PST and be sure to pre-register now.

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Gov. Jesse Ventura Book Tour Dates

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THE OFFICIAL SPIN ON TOP-SECRET

GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS? LIES, LIES, AND MORE DIRTY LIES!

 63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read
By Jesse Ventura and Dick Russell

“The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure,
when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.” —Patrick Henry

Book Signing Schedule

APRIL 4
6 – 9 PM
Borders Penn Station
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Tippi Hedren THE BIRDS at Saturday Nightmares Expo

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JCTC presents : Saturday Nighmares Horror and Sci-Fi Expo , June 3-5, 2011 at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel, East Rutherford, NJ .  The weekend includes, Dawn of the Dead Screening and live reenactment with orignal newcasters, David Crawford and David Early!  The Twilight Zone screenings all weekend!  The Return of the Living Dead VIP PARTY!  The Birds screening with Intro and Q/A from Tippi Hedren! and more!

Featuring Celebrity Guest Appearences: … Continue reading

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WINNING, Hyaena Style! Original Horror Art Event At The Hyaena Gallery In Burbank, CA

In a grand effort to Plan Better, Hyaena is proud to announce “WINNING: the Charlie Sheen Exhibit.” Running from April 1 – April 15, this is no April Fool’s joke. It is a bold exploration of pop culture and our concept of celebrity, revolving around America’s favorite Troll-Hunting Warlock.

Love him or hate him, Sheen is captivating our media and collective consciousness. In the face of scandal, he avoided the emasculation of apology that … Continue reading

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PHOENIX FEARCON IV – Film Festival and Convention

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“Summer Frights”
Phoenix FearCON IV Film Festival and Convention announces the USA Premiere of “Uwe Boll presents Eaters”

MADCAP Theaters
730 South Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281.
Saturday,May 21st 2011 — Noon-after midnight.
Showcasing the best horror cinema from around the world

Presented by
Trash City Entertainment
Tickets $15 Advance $20 Day of Event
SPECIAL VIP TICKETS: $35.00
(VIP will include special VIP seating at all screenings, … Continue reading

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Theatrical Screening of all five Damn Dirty Ape movies

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In July Exhumed Films Wants You to GO APE!
Sunday, July 31 — Show starts at 11:00 am — Tickets: $20

Exhumed Films proudly presents one of the greatest sci-fi series of all time: all five PLANET OF THE APES films, together for one special screening! The 1968 original-starring Charlton Heston and written by “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling-changed the face of science-fiction forever, and spawned four sequels – as … Continue reading

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Saturday Nightmares Horror and Sci-Fi Expo

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JCTC Presents: Saturday Nightmares Horror & Sci-Fi Expo – June 3 – 5, 2011, Sheriton Meadowlans Hotel, East Rutherford, NJ  

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
 
FRIDAY JUNE 3rd, 2011
5 PM SN EXPO DOORS OPEN
5PM – 11PM VENDOR TABLES
5PM – 11PM CELEBRITY AUTOGRAPHS
5PM -11PM PSYCHIC READINGS
5PM -11PM SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS SESSIONS
5PM- 7PM FACE PAINTING FOR KIDS
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“Science of Horror” Film Fest, call for entries!

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DecadesOut, Inc., a nonprofit organization that develops and promotes programs that examine the intersection of the arts and science, and nonprofit film and theater production company EdibleBrains Productions announce the call for entries for the first international Science of Horror Film Festival in New York, highlighting the role of women in the horror and science fiction filmmaking process.

Eligible films can be of any budget, must be under 25 minutes long, have a connection with … Continue reading

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Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival 2011 Call for Entries

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2nd Annual Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival

Buffalo, New York – The 2nd Annual Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2011 edition. Based on the success of the inaugural event, co-founders Gregory Lamberson and Emil J. Novak have expanded the programming from four nights to five: the festival will run in late October, with dates to be announced. The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2011.

“We’ve replaced our … Continue reading

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CROCALOCTOPUS takes over Wonder Con Beginning – April 1, 2011

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Official Press Release:

Birmingham, Al. February 28, 2011- On April 1st Brian Shirley from GeekTyrant.com will once again unleash his Crocaloctopus, the first time was in t-shirt form and now it’s come back as a comic book and will take over Wonder Con 2011 to an estimated attendance of 40,000 screaming fans.

Brian shares a little about the comic saying, “You can expect 24 full color pages of mutated creature carnage … Continue reading

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Lee Rudniki to sign at Dark Delicacies

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On Sunday March 12th at 2:00 p.m. Dark Delicacies will host a vampire author day.

Horror Grand Master Chelsea Quinn Yarbro will be signing her latest Count Saint-Germaine novel An Embarrassment of Riches. First time novelist Lee Rudnicki who is signing his vampire novel My Immortal: The Vampires of Berlin will be joining her.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) … Continue reading

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Fantasycon 2011 – special guests announced

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FantasyCon 2011′s first Special Guest is multiple award-winning author Brian Aldiss. Author of more than eighty novels, both mainstream and science fiction, including Frankenstein Unbound,The Helliconia Trilogy and Harm to name just a few; and innumerable short stories, including ‘Super-Toys Last All Summer Long,’ which was filmed as A.I. Brian has also edited many anthologies, acted in performances of his plays, and is also an artist.

Brian will be attending on the Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Trick of the Witch: Makes debut MARCH 4th, 2011

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Chris Morrissey’s campy supernatural thriller Trick of the Witch will kick off its theatrical release with preview Midnight screenings at the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theatres in West Hollywood on March 4th and 5th — Followed by an expanded release on March 25, 2011 at the historic Vine Theater in Hollywood. New York and other cities will follow.

Fresh off of two “standing room only” sold out screenings as the opening and closing … Continue reading

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The 2011 Indy Horror Film Festival – 3.5.11 – tons of new indie horror debuts!

The Indy Horror Film Festival returned from the dead in 2010 with hopes of swallowing mortals whole and filling their souls with a thirst for blood and horror. In 2011 we return with more gore for your starving hearts! The Indy Horror Film Festival screens films from all over the world and brings the best of blood, gore and horror to the Egyptian Theatre’s big screen for you to enjoy.

This festival is about more … Continue reading

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