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

Enough With the Stunt Casting, Horror Filmmakers

I’ve been attending horror conventions for nearly a decade now and one of my most memorable con experiences was at Monster Mania a few years back, when I met Stu Charno. Stu played loveable goofball Ted in Friday the 13th: Part 2, and though I initially just wanted to say hi and grab a quick

Is It Time for Horror Fans to Stop Living in the Past?

As much as I love the horror community, there are certain things about it that quite frankly boggle my mind, and one of those things is the way that we as horror fans tend to love and praise anything that’s old, and yet hate on or just plain totally ignore anything that’s shiny and new.