The Incredible Mr. Vincent

I'm a child of the 80's who grew up on horror films, hair bands and Pee-Wee's Playhouse. This culminated into the perfect storm of weirdo person able to function in polite society.


Chainsaw Confidential

Chainsaw Confidential: How We Made the World’s Most Notorious Horror Movie is written by Gunnar Hansen and it chronicles the making of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I could give a straight up review of this book but instead I’d like to take you on a little journey that, I hope, will support my review a

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Never Grow Up — A How-To Guide for Horror Fans

I recently turned thirty one years old and while I realize that does not yet qualify me as a senior it does carry a set of expectations. Get a job, have a family, assimilate, etc. I have a nice job, I love my family and I can pretend to be normal(thanks for that, 18 years


The Horror of New Orleans

Mardi Gras is upon us which doesn’t amount to much if we don’t live in New Orleans, but good news! You too can celebrate the mystery and beauty of this beloved city right from your couch by tuning into horror movies that were filmed in the City of the Dead. 1. Dracula 2000 Everything about


Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

Every day of my Kindergarten year I raced home from school, sat in front of the television and popped in Beetljeuice. I watched it again, and again and again until it was finally time for bed. I still can’t explain why I loved and still do love that movie so much but I’m fairly sure

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5 Minute Zombie

If I told you how often I have to get into quick zombie makeup you’d either applaud or be alarmed. Over the years I’ve developed a few key tricks to help me do it easily. One of the most important things you can do is get yourself good quality makeup. I know it costs more


Scary Love — A Tribute to Famous Horror Couples

In honor of Valentine’s Day I’m going to present five of my favorite horror movie duos. Of course these are open to interpretation but I think you’d be hard pressed to disagree. 5. Coming in at number five is Jerry Dandridge and Billy Cole from Fright Night. This may be the most controversial couple on

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The Blood is the Life — A Recipe

“I never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush over my lips, and hands!” – Anne Rice Over the years – okay, about every other month – I get the opportunity to make fake blood for various reasons. Running a Zombie Walk requires, literally, gallons. But did you know that

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Cosplay — A Love Story

Cosplay noun 1.The practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game. If you’re like me and have a bevy of horror loving friends who are either extreme Halloween lovers or convention goers, you’ve no doubt noticed how serious they take cosplay. I’m not talking about girls in ripped up


Horror Conventions: How Not to Suck at Meeting Celebrities

It’s fair to say that when you grow up obsessing over horror films you’d be at least a little nervous to meet your favorite icons of fright. With so many conventions spreading all across the globe, meeting your favorite celebrity has never been easier. As a person who frequents conventions I’m here to give you