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Is It Time For Horror Conventions To Evolve?

Back in 1986, Media Home Entertainment released a documentary about that year’s Fangoria Weekend of Horrors event, which hit VHS and never (officially) made the transition to DVD. Running an hour long, the tape included footage shot on the convention floor, clips from horror movies, and interviews with various stars, and it’s a must-watch time […]

Convention Recap: Long Island’s Haunt Faire 2015

It’s been over a decade since I first discovered the joys (and peculiar smells) of the horror convention scene, and I’ve been to countless shows in the years since that inaugural outing. But this past weekend was a little bit different, as a convention sprung up in my area that wasn’t quite like the others. […]

The Most Awesome Images of the Week: 11/3-11/7

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images I’ve stumbled across on the internet this week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! We kick things off with an incredible piece of fan […]

Horror Convention Culture: It Aint What It Used To Be

It was in 2005 that I was bit by the proverbial horror convention bug, not yet old enough to drink – of course, I did anyway – but definitely old enough to appreciate the sights, sounds and smells that filled Maryland’s Hunt Valley Inn throughout the course of that life-altering weekend. It sounds dramatic but […]

The Most Awesome Images Found on Social Media: 7/28-8/1

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images that I’ve stumbled across on social media this past week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! It’s always important in the blogging world to […]

Five Awesome 2014 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Horror Toys!

The annual San Diego Comic Con kicks off in just a couple short weeks, running this year from July 24th through the 27th. As anyone who’s ever experienced the event can attest, Comic Con is the absolute mecca for geeks like ourselves, the convention center jam packed with absolutely everything that we love so much. […]

Convention Recap: Bizarre AC

I’ll never forget the first time I attended a horror convention, which was Maryland’s HorrorFind Weekend, sometime in the early 2000s. Not yet the jaded horror fan I am today, I was a fresh-faced youngster at the time, absolutely in awe of everything that was going on throughout the hotel. You’re telling me I can […]

Interview with a Cosplayer: Diandra Lazor is Nancy Thompson

As someone who frequently attends horror conventions, I’ve always been fascinated by the dedicated fans who dress up as their favorite characters, taking pictures with fellow fans and acting like the heroes and villains that they love and admire. What compels them to do it? And why have they chosen to dress up as the […]