Monster Art Show Opens in Burbank

This weekend marked the opening of a special horror genre art show at the Wax Poetic Art Gallery in Burbank, Calif. The exhibit features the works of Frank Dietz featuring well-known performers and characters of the horror genre. Dietz is the museum’s featured artist for October. Exhibits includes artwork created in oil, charcoal, pastel and […]

Boston Is the Best for Halloween

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has named the 2006 Trick-or-Treat Capital of the United States. Although Boston came in second as a top Halloween travel destinations, according to a new national survey, it is the leader in Halloween candy sales in the Northeast, according to top retailers in the region. The national survey also found […]

The Ghosts of Victoria Festival

Each year, the city of Victoria, Canada, brings out its ghosts. Considered British Columbia’s most haunted place, Victoria has a variety of ghost tours available throughout the year. But in October, many groups at different locations host a variety of spooky activities throughout the city. Highlight for this years Ghosts of Victoria Festival highlights include: […]

October Is a Busy Month for Genre Fans

Looks like a lot of events are being announced last minute, so they didn’t get into the October issue of The Genre Traveler, which I’ll be posting today or tomorrow (I hope). Here are a few that are coming up in the next couple of weeks. World Premier of Going to PiecesNext Thursday, Oct. 12, […]

Halloween in Hawaii

Ready for a little chicken skin? That would be goosebumps to some of you, and you can experience them at any of three Outrigger properties in Hawaii during the last week of October. “Spooky Tales,” the hotelier’s award-winning annual event features ghost stories and other hair-raising tales presented by master island storytellers. Sponsored in part […]

Fangoria Radio to Broadcast Live from Weekend of Horrors Event

Fangoria Radio, which I mentioned in my June 23rd post, will be broadcasting live from Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors, to be held Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, 2006, in Secaucus, N.J. Other highlights include the great list of guests: Charisma Carpenter, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel, is making her first horror […]

Awards Show for Horror Happening Next Month

Fuse, a music television network, and Fangoria, the world’s longest-running and best-selling horror magazine, have joined forces to bring you yet another award show – the 1st Annual Chainsaw Awards. Yipee. “Over the years, the horror genre has continued to be a powerful force in music, film, television and entertainment,” Thomas DeFeo, president of FANGORIA […]

Godzilla Welcomes You to Japan

Classic Media will send one lucky winner to Japan for 8-days and 7-nights. The contest helps promote the release of the original uncut version of Gojira (known in the U.S. as Godzilla) on 2-disc DVD set. The trip is one of about 250 prizes, reports IF Magazine, including 50 including 50 Gojira/Godzilla: King Of The […]

This Year to Be Scarier at Halloween Horror Nights

Every year, Universal Studios in both Hollywood and Orlando deck the park in Halloween finery. This year, they promise to have “new haunted houses, more intense scare zones, and hundreds of gruesome creatures” to great you throughout the park. Halloween Horror Nights will begin at the end of September and take place each weekend through […]

Well-Known Haunted House Prepares for Its Last Season

The 2006 Halloween season will be the last for Rocky Point Haunted House in Salt Lake City, one of the most recognized commercial haunts in the United States, with about 55,000 people visiting each year. “To have [Rocky Point] end is almost like losing a family member,” said Greg Andersen, co-owner of Solar Shock Pictures […]