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World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture

World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture
When it comes to fighting zombies, World War Z author Max Brooks is practically a household name, which is why his upcoming lecture on this subject is great news for those in need of pointers. Zombie defense training has become increasingly popular over the last few years, so it only makes sense to trust a... Read more »

One-Year Anniversary of The Chicago Creepout

One-Year Anniversary of The Chicago Creepout
One year ago this week, I scripted the very first post here on The Chicago Creepout, which just celebrated a one-year anniversary on May 8th, 2013. The blog itself was created before then, but let’s go with the date of the first post on ChicagoNow. This blog was created with the sole intention to help... Read more »

Sci-Fi Spectacular 24-Hour Fest with Frank Henenlotter [Videos]

Sci-Fi Spectacular 24-Hour Fest with Frank Henenlotter [Videos]
The Sci-Fi Spectacular on March 9th at the Portage Theater is a huge annual movie festival that will be twenty-four hours this year for the first time, with appearances by director Frank Henenlotter and Jay Bonansinga of The Walking Dead book fame. Henenlotter, a cult favorite known for his body horror comedies, will be present... Read more »
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Days of the Dead Convention Infects Chicago

Days of the Dead Convention Infects Chicago
Horror conventions are the greatest things ever for a movie fan. Do you have to be a diehard horror fan or a gorehound to enjoy yourself? No. The thing about these events that makes them so popular is diversity. There’s got to be something in it for everyone. The guests have to come from a... Read more »

Movie Fests, The Walking Dead, and more: Chicago Horror Events October 12-14, 2012

Movie Fests, The Walking Dead, and more: Chicago Horror Events October 12-14, 2012
While drowning in a temperamental sea of candy corn, cobwebs, and horror movies, I almost dropped the ball on the weekend events post! Actually, I despise candy corn. Little, waxy “Satan’s Nuggets.” So pretty, yet so not tasty. It’s okay. You can disagree. Now is a great time to fight about candy preferences. Actually, I’ve... Read more »

Terror in the Aisles Event Recap

Terror in the Aisles Event Recap
Another successful Terror in the Aisles event has passed, and fans had a blast getting the rare opportunity to meet these particular celebrities, all thanks to Movieside Films for putting on this great festival at the Portage Theater. I was able to attend, despite a hideous case of motion sickness. Sure, I was late because... Read more »
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Top 6 Chicago Summer Festivals and Conventions for Horror/Sci-Fi Lovers

Top 6 Chicago Summer Festivals and Conventions for Horror/Sci-Fi Lovers
If you’ve been paying any attention to the glowing, hellishly-tinted heat index charts lately, you know that summer is officially here. There are a lot of big events going on in the sci-fi/horror community, especially in the horror realm. All but one event are in Chicagoland, but I had to mention Days of the Dead.... Read more »
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