Due out October 1, 2011, is a new book about Halloween, written by our cousins across the pond, where Halloween is not (or not yet) the bacchanalia we celebrate. UK readers, take note and rejoice that two of your fellow Brits have taken it upon themselves to write what they hope will be THE British Bible on celebrating Halloween.
We know that Dread Central readers are a discriminating lot when it comes to the clothing they wear so we thought a few of you might be interested in American Fortunes Clothing's new limited edition t-shirt that goes on sale this coming Saturday, October 30th, in celebration of Halloween. From the Press Release:
After the destruction of our studios by zombies at the end of last season, it took us a while to get back together. But we're back now with the Season Two premiere of Dreadtime Stories!
It’s ironic. The profession of horror journalism (or horror literature of filmmaking for that matter), at least for this writer, was initially and unsurprisingly inspired by my love of all things Halloween; yet, the subsequent October workload which has resulted often forces me to miss the simple trappings that launched my macabre interest in the first place.
Sony Online Entertainment will be summoning spirits, spooks, and skeletons with some upcoming Halloween-themed activities and in-game events taking place in several of its hit online titles including Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Free Realms, EverQuest, EverQuest II and Star Wars Galaxies. From the Press Release:
As we shuffle aimlessly toward our holy holiday of Halloween, Asbury Park, New Jersey, gears up for its once-a-year celebration of the living-challenged and their screaming, flailing, running food of choice. JOIN US!! Here's the info...
Our friends at Threadless Tees have announced an awesome sale on all their Halloween (i.e., horror-themed) t-shirts that runs from now through Monday, November 1st. All the included tees are only $10 each.
What's Halloween without a parade? And New York City's annual Village Halloween Parade is the largest, most wildly creative Halloween celebration in the world. However, like just about everyone else in this f'd up economy, they could use a little help.
Is there a better way to get into the spirit of the season than watching John Carpenter’s Halloween? If you said yes, then you can go ahead and skip this story because you’re obviously a crazy person. Fans in Spanish Fort, Alabama, however, aren’t going to want to miss out on what Premiere Cinemas has planned.
Reviewed by Mr. Dark Starring Sage Hall, Jesse Kozel Directed by Sage Hall Written by Jenny Beres
If you're looking for a few laughs this Halloween and are a fan of the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" alumni now doing "Rifftrax", you may be happy to hear Rifftrax will once again be broadcasting live in select theaters around the country October 28th for a spooktacular riffing of the William Castle cult classic House on Haunted Hill starring the legendary Vincent Price.
St. Louis, Missouri - It's finally October, the favorite month of most of us here at Dread Central.
Excited for Phil Nobile's feature length documentary "Halloween: The Inside Story"? With its small screen debut rapidly approaching, there's no reason not to be. I mean, can you really have too much of John Carpenter's Halloween around this time of year?
There are horror icons, and then there are horror icons like Robert Englund. Which is no doubt why NBC's "Chuck" has been courting him to appear in their 2010 Halloween episode. According to EW's The Ausiello Files, they've been successful.
Updated: New date for the premiere: Monday October 25th at 9 pm ET. It's almost the wonderful time of the year again, and what would it be without a little news concerning The Shape? With Never Sleep Again under the old belt, I can tell you documentary filmmaking is anything but easy, but when it's done right? The rewards are certainly there to reap.