Drive-In Massacre: Triple Feature with Scream Queen Linnea Quigley

Drive-In Massacre: Triple Feature with Scream Queen Linnea Quigley
“Do you wanna party?” Well, it’s party time this weekend in Chicago as Linnea Quigley, the scream queen we all know and love, will be in town hosting a few events! Firstly, the fine folks at Terror in the Aisles are helping to raise funds for Linnea’s deteriorating family home tomorrow, Thursday, August 28th. Fans... Read more »

Weekend Fest: Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival

Weekend Fest: Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival
A new horror festival begins in Chicago today through Sunday. Philly’s The Awesome Fest has partnered up with Wizard World, Inc. and the groovy one himself, Bruce Campbell, to offer a film festival that highlights the strange world of independent horror cinema that feels right at home in comparison to Bruce’s work. The festival will... Read more »

Chicagoland: Weekend Events August 15 & 16

Chicagoland: Weekend Events August 15 & 16
Another fun weekend of weirdness is waiting for you all within the surrounding Chicagoland areas. I’ll say it again. You just have to look for it. It doesn’t matter what your tastes are. There will always be something of interest if you search hard enough. Or, don’t search and just read the Creepout! Trying to... Read more »
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Rob Zombie Bringing Great American Nightmare to Villa Park

Rob Zombie Bringing Great American Nightmare to Villa Park
Attention boils and ghouls! A very unique Halloween attraction is coming your way… Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare is set to open in Villa Park this fall for its Midwest Halloween premiere. This year, the attraction expands to two shows (also located in Scottsdale, AZ), which Rob Zombie has stated his intentions to make the... Read more »

Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Anniversary Party

Bucket O' Blood Books and Records Anniversary Party
One more awesome event happening this weekend in the wonderful city of Chicago is a celebration in Logan Square with the owners of Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records, Grant McKee and Jennifer Kilgore. They are celebrating their one-year anniversary of managing the store, where they spend endless amounts of time making sure customers get... Read more »

August 8-10: Weekend Horror Roundup

August 8-10: Weekend Horror Roundup
One would think Halloween was right around the corner, looking at the decent amount of events scheduled for this weekend around Chicago. Since many fans will be flocking to Flashback, let’s just get started with the list right away, shall we? The events below start out with August 8-10 dates, finishing up with ongoing plays... Read more »
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Rare Hitchcock Film Series at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Rare Hitchcock Film Series at the Gene Siskel Film Center
A new 35mm film series at the Gene Siskel Film Center has begun and runs through September 4th, 2014. “Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic” showcases ten of Alfred Hitchcock‘s early films from his British period of filmmaking that unfortunately had little screen time over the years until now. The series shines a light on the... Read more »

Free Advance Screening: The Possession of Michael King

Free Advance Screening: The Possession of Michael King
Fangoria is hosting four free advance screenings of The Possession of Michael King, a supernatural thriller set to release in theaters August 22nd and on VOD/iTunes August 26th. The advance preview is presented by Anchor Bay Films, which will screen in New York City, Chicago, Austin, and LA. The Chicago screening will be held Thursday,... Read more »

“Creature Feature” Opening Reception at Sideshow Gallery

“Creature Feature” Opening Reception at Sideshow Gallery
It’s always exciting when a new gallery pops up–especially when it caters to the weird side of life. Freak shows, roadside attractions, and general oddball curiosities will never, ever go out of style. Anne-Katrin Elliott (local artist/teacher) and Revolution Tattoo owner/curator Cheri Basak are two highly creative women who have partnered up to open Sideshow... Read more »
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Faces of Eternity: Gemstone Skull Exhibit

Faces of Eternity: Gemstone Skull Exhibit
A remarkable skull exhibit is heading to Elmhurst for the summer months. “Faces of Eternity” will run July 1st through November 2nd at the The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art (“Lapidary” is the art of cutting and polishing stone). Peruvian artist Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio carved fifteen skulls from different gem crystals and ornamental rock with... Read more »
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