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Edward Gorey Art: Two Chicago Exhibitions

Edward Gorey Art: Two Chicago Exhibitions
Humorously sadistic. Frightfully delightful. Curiously macabre. These are just a few of the common phrases used to describe the witty, eccentric style of Edward Gorey’s artwork. Fans of his quirky illustrations will get the rare opportunity to see his work in person at the Loyola University Museum of Art located at 820 N. Michigan Avenue... Read more »

Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open

Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open
The Midway Drive-In still needs help in order to stay open this year. Digital projectors cost somewhere around $125,000 and the owners (Mike and Mia Kerz, Flashback Weekend) are calling on fans to help them in the home stretch to keep this establishment afloat. Paramount Pictures is no longer going to issue film prints, therefore... Read more »

Chicago Horror Thrives with Weekend Options

Chicago Horror Thrives with Weekend Options
Whether exposed to bitter temperatures or heavy snowfall, anyone living in the Midwest can handle whatever winter may bring forth. This weekend is expected to be in the low/mid twenties, but that won’t stop horror fans from having plenty of fun. A lot of genre events are happening in and around Chicago this weekend, and... Read more »
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Suspiria, Black Cat, Devil in My Ride at Terror in the Aisles Horror Fest

Suspiria, Black Cat, Devil in My Ride at Terror in the Aisles Horror Fest
Snow may have fallen, but that doesn’t mean horror festivals are over. The folks behind Movieside Films are putting on yet another great Terror in the Aisles show this Saturday, November 30th at the Patio Theater. Films screening are Dario Argento’s Suspiria, Lucio Fulci’s The Black Cat, and Gary Schultz’ Devil in My Ride. Schedule:... Read more »

Chicago's Biggest, Spookiest Guide to Halloween 2013

Chicago's Biggest, Spookiest Guide to Halloween 2013
After searching far and wide, this blogger conjured up the largest Halloween guide yet for events in the Chicagoland area. It’s never safe to call any list “comprehensive” because parties are always going to pop up during Halloween week. However, this is still a very long list, so grab a coffee, scroll down, plan ahead,... Read more »

Ten Strangely Thrilling Chicago-Area Events April 20th

Ten Strangely Thrilling Chicago-Area Events April 20th
This week’s shocking news events and the severe weather took its toll on many people, but take a look at this list of strangely thrilling events in the surrounding areas of Chicago happening TONIGHT, Saturday, April 20th, that may satisfy any urgent needs for escapism. Thrilling? Sure. Fans of weird cinema and macabre exhibits flock... Read more »
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Chicago Movie Theaters Showcase October Horror

Chicago Movie Theaters Showcase October Horror
One of the many exciting aspects of October is the insane amount of horror movies one can find to watch on the big screen. New horror can be easily found in the AMC listings, but what about the rare classics? Here is a compilation of theaters around town that are rocking the horror scene all... Read more »

A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual

A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual
As it’s become normal to find horror fun in Chicago most weeks, I’m going to mention a few of this week’s highlights that may interest just about any fan of supernatural, horror and sci-fi films. Midnight movies are especially fun for those nights you spend time with friends at a bar or party, and want... Read more »
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    Kristin Wicks

    Horror movie fanatic. Sculptor of oddities. Owner of Chicago Creepster Yahoo!, festival volunteer, writer, artist, social media freelance. Officially a biomechanical Frankenlady. Doing what I can to support our spooky community.

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