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Days Of The Dead Returns To Indiana!!!

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Click here to check out the guest list for this summers biggest horror party!!

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Days Of The Dead Atlanta 2015 Review Posted

Days Of The Dead Returned to Atlanta, Ga and we were there to capture some of the fun for you!

Click the image below to go to the review.

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Days Of The Dead Returns To Atlanta Ga!!!

The Holidays are officially over and the New Year has arrived.  If you are like me, you are ready for a Horror Convention.  The first show that we will be attending this year is one of our favorites, Days Of The Dead Atlanta.  An already amazing guest roster and tons of fun events planned all weekend, it is going to be one to go down in the horror history books!!!

Click the image below and see what the Days Of The Dead gang has planned for Hot ‘Lanta this year!!!

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Nancy Allen Interview Posted

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Nancy Allen’s first major acting role was that of Chris in the Stephen King film “Carrie”.  She also starred in “Robocop” and “Blow Out”. She was a guest at recent Days Of The Dead Convention in Indiana.  I had arranged for an interview with her but  things were so busy I didn’t think I was going to be able to do it.  We were finally able to do it while she was waiting for her ride to the airport Sunday afternoon.  She was a lot of fun and pleasure to interview. I hope you enjoy my interview with Nancy Allen!

Click here to go to Nancy’s interview page!

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Don’t Miss Days Of The Dead Feb 7-9, 2014 In Atlanta Georgia

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Click the image above for the current guest list!!

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Check out January’s Babe From The Basement Shannon Stockin AKA Michelle Macabre

 

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January’s Babe From The Basement is model Shannon Stockin AKA Michelle Macabre.  Shannon is from South Carolina and enjoys cos-playing at horror conventions.  She attended her first horror a couple years ago and was hooked.  She created her “alter-ego” Michelle Macabre as her cos-play character.  Shannon is from South Carolina and currently lives in Tennessee.  When I contacted her about being featured on this website I also asked her if I sent her a MFTB t-shirt could she have some pictures made in it.  She agreed.  I sent her the shirt and she got with her photographer and made a few pictures just for us.  You can find her on Facebook under both names.  Watch your back at the next convention you attend.  Michelle might be stalking you!!!

Click here it view Shannon / Michelle’s Babe From The Basement Page!

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Audio Interview With Kristina Klebe Posted

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Horror fans know Kristina Klebe best from Rob Zombie’s remake of the classic film “Halloween” but she has done a lot more than that.  She recently directed her very first short film called “As Human As Animal” with Diamond Dallas Page as well as a commercial for Henley E Cigarettes.  Kristina was a guest at the recent Days Of The Dead Convention and was nice enough to sit down with me and talk for a while.  While we were chatting, cinematographer Will Barratt  walked by and joined in on our talk.

Click here to listen to our interview with Kristina Klebe

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Audio Interview With John Kassir Posted

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Who can forget the HBO series “Tales From The Crypt” and the host of the show The Crypt Keeper?  The one thing about the show that stood out was his voice.  The voice of The Crypt Keeper was supplied by John Kissar.  John was a guest at last years Days Of The Dead Convention.  He was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his Sunday morning to sit down and talk with me.  We talked about his carreer from Star Search all the way up to his part in the new film “Jack The Giant Slayer”.  I really enjoyed doing this interview and I hope you will enjoy it as well!

Click here to listen to John’s interview

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Days Of The Dead Atlanta 2012 Review Posted

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My son, Julian and I had the pleasure of attending the second Days Of The Dead Convention in Atlanta Ga last weekend.  Julian was really excited about meeting Kane Hodder and it was good to see him excited about going to a con that wasn’t anime  related.  Now, the first Days Of The Dead was in the Peachtree City area of Atlanta.  This years hotel was in the heart of downtown Atlanta.  It is one of the hosts hotels for Dragon Con so I was glad it was right off the interstate and we had been in the area before as well.

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Days Of The Dead – Atlanta Georgia – Feb 1-3, 2013

Well, it’s convention time again and the first big show of the year is Days Of The Dead in Atlanta, Georgia.  This is the second year in a row that Adolfao Dorta and his staff have put on the show in Atlanta.  We had a great time last year and this year promises to be even better.  Check out the guest list which includes not one, not two, not three but four major movie reunions!!!

Special VIP Guest Ace Frehley –  Guitar Legend

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The reunion that I am the most excited about at this show is the Return Of The Living Dead Reunion.  Return is my all time favorite horror movie and I can’t wait to see the cast again.

The cast members from Return Of The Living Dead attending Days Of The Dead are….

Linnea Quigley

Beverly Randolph

Thom Matthews

Jewel Shepard

Brian Peck

John Philbin

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Allan Trautman AKA Tarman

Don Calfa

Clu Gulager

If that isn’t enough for you, how about two more reunions, The Devils Rejects and House Of 1000 Corpes

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Featuring Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Danny Trejo, Diamond Dallas Page, Ginger Lynn Allen, Michael Berryman, PJ Soles, Leslie Easterbrook, Jennifer Justin, Tom Towles, David Reynolds, Irwin Keys, Robert Mukes and Walter Phelan!!!

Also the stars of The Blair Witch Project!!!

Heather Donahue

Michael Williams

Joshua Leonard

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Plus all of these stars as well!!

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Patti Mullen – Frankenhooker

Dick Miller

Tony Todd

Gunner Hansen

Jake The Snake Roberts

Mickie James

Kane Hodder

Tom Savini

Mike Perez – Never Sleep Again & More Brains

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Stacey Dixon – Model, actress and promoter of Full Moon Tattoo And Horror Convention

Ben Dixon – Tattoo artist and promoter of  Full Moon Tattoo And Horror Convention

Ari Lehman and his band First Jason

Michael Graves – The Misfits

Eerie Von –  Danzig / Samhain

Chelan Simmons – Tucker And Dale Vs Evil

John Dugan – Texas Chainsaw Massacre

William Katt – Greatest American Hero, House and Carrie

Diane Goldner – Feast

John Gulager – Feast Trilogy

Butch Patrick – The Munsters

Marilyn Burns – Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Brian O’Halloran – Clerks, Clerks 2, Chasing Amy

Howard Sheman –  Day Of The Dead

Sonya Thompson – The Walking Dead

Madison Lintz – The Walking Dead

Kylie Szymanski – The Walking Dead

James Balsamo – I Spill Your Guts

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Plus Monsters Among Us

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Impressed yet? I know I am. This promises to be one of the best conventions of 2013!!!

 

What are you waiting for? Click here to head over to the Days Of The Dead Website and check it out even further.

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