News Horror Gothic Lifestyle Fiction Movies Books and Literature Dark TV VIP Horror Professionals Professional Writing Tips Links Gothic Forum
Home » Events You are browsing entries filed in “Events”

Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead Signing

dan obannon dark delicacies book signing

Horror home Dark Delicacies is hosting a signing for authors Diane O’Bannon and author Matt Lohr. The book is Dan O’Bannon’s Guide to Screenplay Structure: Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead. In addition to the screenplays in the title, late screenwriter Dan O’Bannon’s credits also include […]

| | Read More »

American Horror Story Emmy Awards

jessica lange emmy

As fans gear up for the new season of American Horror Story, it was great to see the prolific television show receive some much deserved awards. Jessica Lange was presented with an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie for her astonishing portrayal of Constance Langdon, the nosy neighbor with a […]

| | Read More »

Emmy Winner Walking Dead – Prosthetics

walking dead emmys prosthetics makeup fx winner

The 2012 Emmys have been awarded, and the hit AMC television show, The Walking Dead, pardon the pun, walked away with an Emmy for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special. The show, known for its realistic, cringe-worthy and gory effects, brings zombies into millions of American living rooms every week. […]

| | Read More »

The Horrors of Gen Con (PICS)

gencon ed grabianowski

Gen Con, the biggest gaming convention in North America, took place in Indianapolis week before last. I was there on the front lines, sorting through all the wizards and elves to find the finest in horror gaming and cosplay. There were a lot of zombies. Horror gaming is mostly divided between zombies and Cthulhu. Cthulhu […]

| | Read More »

Panel of Experts: Readings and Signings

panel of experts readings signings

Question: Do you like doing readings and signings? Interestingly, more than three quarters of us like or mostly like doing reading and/or signings. For some of us readings and signings are a crucial way of staying in touch with the people who read our work, an up-close-and-personal method for getting a sense of what the […]

| | Read More »

Monsterpalooza Wraps

jack pierce karloff monsterpalooza

Monsterpalooza is finishing up today at the Burbank Airport Marriott. In attendance were a ton of horror movie special effects makeup artists and an assortment of other horror film celebrities such as Brinke Stevens and Linnea Quigley (and Carroll Spinney who apparently muppeteers Oscar the Grouch!) Monsterpalooza event photo by Cyndee of the traveling tribute […]

| | Read More »

2011 Bram Stoker Award Winners

stoker winners 2011

Congratulations to all the Stoker winners! This is all work well worth checking out. Superior Achievement in a NOVEL Flesh Eaters by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books) Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL Isis Unbound by Allyson Bird (Dark Regions Press) Superior Achievement in a YOUNG ADULT NOVEL (tie) > The Screaming Season by Nancy Holder […]

| | Read More »

2011 Stoker Awards (Video)

stokers video was happy so many friends of the site were nominated for Stoker Awards this year. Due to the wonders of the internet, without going to Utah for the weekend, you can see the ceremony (but not the debauched afterparties) in the archived webcast from World Horror. Each year, the Horror Writers Association presents the […]

| | Read More »

American Horror Story at PaleyFest

american horror story catsuit

American Horror Story show creator Ryan Murphy, when asked at the recent PaleyFest panel why they wanted to kill off all of the show’s protagonists, answered saying that was always the plan. With the unique storyline and the haunted house element in this show they were able to have the characters die, yet the audience […]

| | Read More »

Stephen King Reads Shining Sequel, Stephen King Country Gets Casino

Stephen King at George Mason University

Stephen King stories often take place in Western Maine, albeit in fictional towns like Salem’s Lot and Castle Rock. This past week, the Maine Gambling Control Board approved the first Maine casino and it is going to be in this area. Before last week, it actually wasn’t legal to even sell poker chips in Maine. […]

| | Read More »