Posts in category "Zombies"

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween
The horror mayhem continues around the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs as if Halloween occurred every single day. And, why not? Let’s make this a thing, shall we? Since my last weekend post included a ton of ongoing haunts and horror stage performances, those options will be shuttled to the bottom and the newer... Read more »

The Massacre: 24-Hour Horror Film Fest 2014

The Massacre: 24-Hour Horror Film Fest 2014
The Massacre, Chicago’s original 24-hour horror marathon organized by Movieside Films, is celebrating its tenth year! The horrorthon will return to the Portage Theater with an assortment of digital and 16mm films (possibly 35mm, too, but the jury is still out on that information!) on October 18th, 2014. Special guests this year include Douglas McKeown... Read more »

Music Box of Horrors 2014

Music Box of Horrors 2014
October has always been the ideal time for horror movie marathons. For the past few years, Chicago horror fans have been lucky enough to have two happening in their fine city, which are the Music Box of Horrors and the Massacre. First up on Saturday, October 11th is the Music Box of Horrors, which is... Read more »
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Weekend Horror Events Sept. 26th-28th

Weekend Horror Events Sept. 26th-28th
October is almost here, but September isn’t finished thrilling your senses yet! This weekend, Sept. 26th-28th, the list of options for ways to get your spook on continues to grow! Let’s just dive right into the madness. The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears – Highly anticipated tribute to everything one loves about Italian giallo... Read more »

Save the Brains: Zombie Charity Pub Crawl

Save the Brains: Zombie Charity Pub Crawl
It’s time once again for you zombies to go outside the box and rebel against your inner ghoulish nature. Instead of eating those brains, why not save them for the greater good? The Mount Prospect Jaycees have organized their 3rd Annual Save the Brains Zombie Charity Pub Crawl on September 27th. You, the zombies, 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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Weekend Events: Zombie Prom, Ghostbusters Exhibit, Svengoolie, and More

Weekend Events: Zombie Prom, Ghostbusters Exhibit, Svengoolie, and More
June horror is in full swing and the variety of ways to indulge in the darker side of entertainment can’t be beat. Dancin’ socialite? “Gore up” and hit the zombie prom or join the march. Art lover? The Ghostbusters Art Exhibit may hit the spot. Feeling lethargic? Lay on the lawn and watch movies in... Read more »

Chicago Horror Events: Monstrous Weekend of Options

Chicago Horror Events: Monstrous Weekend of Options
This weekend offers a huge list of options for Chicago-area fans of monsters, movies, zombies, and more. Plus, the drive-in season is now in full swing! The Midwest horror scene is thriving and the list below is verifiable proof that it’s a good place to be when you need a horror fix. The Chicago Critics... Read more »

Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store

Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store
This weekend, the options are plentiful in and around the Chicagoland area: a few big conventions, a new horror store grand opening, a selection of films to see on 35mm, and a few really cool ongoing art exhibits among other things! MOVIES: Sci-fi horror film Almost Human screens Friday and Saturday at Music Box Theatre... Read more »
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Eight Little Zombies: Elgin Team Transforms Classic Children's Story

Eight Little Zombies: Elgin Team Transforms Classic Children's Story
Many classic children’s stories bring forth fond memories for adults, but most of us probably never grew up reading anything ghoulishly fun like a good old-fashioned zombie story. The idea makes perfect sense at this point in time because zombies have become completely mainstream. For instance, it wasn’t common for families to sit around the... Read more »
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