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Welcome to the Nightmare

Horror theatrics man extraordinaire Alice Cooper will be the guest of honor at The Rue Morgue Festival of Fear Canadian National Horror Expo in September. Canada’s largest genre event, organized by Rue Morgue, Canada’s leading horror magazine, and Hobby Star Marketing, is expected to draw more than 30,000 genre fans. Now in its third year, […]

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Reach for the Stars with Space Tourism OPOLY

Don’t have a few thousand dollars to pay for a suborbital flight? Then participate in eSpaceTickets’ Space Tourism tournament for your chance to go for free! “It is better to have a chance, than NO chance at all,” said Tony Webb, founder of eSpaceTickets, at the International Space Development Conference in 2002. Now he’s put […]

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Satellite Radio Launches Horror Radio Show

Now horror fans will have something to listen to on the road. Yesterday, SIRIUS Satellite Radio and Fangoria Entertainment announced the launch of Fangoria Radio, the first national horror-themed entertainment radio show. Twisted Sister front man and horror film producer/actor Dee Snider hosts the show. Of course, you’ll have to be traveling close to the […]

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Windows and Pirates — What a Team!

Billy Bones, the skull and cross bones icon for the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, is helping launch Windows Live Messenger, which officially became available on Monday. The fruit of a partnership between Microsoft and Walt Disney, this promotion centers of “Dead Man’s Tale,” an interactive game featuring Billy Bones. This cross promotion not only […]

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Monster Band Wins One for Finnish Tourism

“What would happen if our favourite horror film characters Freddie Krugger, Michael Myers (Halloween) and Jason (Friday 13th) took a break from their hectic killing spree’s, put down their weapons of murder, had a few beers and picked up musical instruments?” asks NoiseRecords.com. Their answer? Lordi. Lordi is a Finnish heavy metal band who dress […]

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Jackie Chan Fights for Asia-Pacific Tourism

Action film hero Jackie Chan has been named the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) first “Asia-Pacific Tourism Ambassador”. In his new role, Jackie Chan will help promote tourism as a means of fighting poverty throughout the region. “I am really honored to receive this Asia-Pacific Tourism Ambassador award,” said Chan. “I will do my best to […]

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