A Taste of Texas Part 6

The year was 1990. I was excited walking into the theater to watch Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III on its opening night. I avoided all media coverage about it (which was just Fangoria at the time), though I had seen a few promising photos. I wanted to be surprised. Would it live up to


A Taste of Texas Part 4

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. The year was 1986, and it was coming. My first indication of it was not Fangoria, surprisingly enough. I used to devour each issue as it came out, but for some reason the only store near me that carried it was getting shorted its copies or not getting it at all,


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


The Most Awesome Images Found on Social Media: 6/23-6/27

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?! This year marks the 30th anniversary of many

[Books and Comics]

Five Upcoming Books You Might Want to Pre-Order

Looking to beef up your book collection and do a little reading this year? Here are five upcoming horror-themed books that we can guarantee you’ll want on your shelf! FANGORIA: COVER TO COVER – AUGUST 26TH It was way back in 1979 that the first issue of Fangoria hit newsstands, which means that the magazine


Fangoria Magazine’s Many Appearances in Horror Movies

Earlier today, over on their official website, Fangoria announced that they’ve partnered up with a publisher and will be putting out a hardcover book called Fangoria: Cover to Cover this coming summer, which will provide a full-color look at EVERY SINGLE one of the magazine’s covers, since its launch way back in 1979. The coffee

[Books and Comics]

Fangoria — Cover to Cover

The latest news over at Fangoria has me jazzed in all the most horrific ways! This summer, Cemetery Dance and Fango will be teaming up to create an epic Fangoria coffee table book that will feature every Fangoria cover in their 35 year history! Talk about a conversation piece. Oh, you read that right. The


My Picks for the 2014 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards!

Find yourself bored by the Academy Awards, and the pandering, Oscar-bait films that are handed nominations and statues of naked gold dudes? Then Fangoria’s Chainsaw Awards are for you. Actually, they’re for all of us; all of us who’d rather see people get killed than fall in love. All of us who are more interested