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House of Torment Haunt Brings Job Opportunities

House of Torment Haunt Brings Job Opportunities
The Chicago suburbs will soon be home to House of Torment, a nationally-renowned haunted house brand opening in the Chicago-area for the first time. Brought by the Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group – the only brand producing multiple haunted houses on a national level – eight other House of Torment attractions have been opened across the... Read more »

Macabre Haunts Unleashes Antioch Asylum II

Macabre Haunts Unleashes Antioch Asylum II
Like a ghost sneaking up on a visitor in a cemetery, the haunting season slowly creeps into our lives a bit sooner than expected. We knew it was coming, but one can never be prepared for the terrors that await. In this case, it’s a good kind of spook show and the ghosts are always... Read more »

HellsGate Haunted House Returns

HellsGate Haunted House Returns
A new haunt is coming your way. The Zombie Army Productions have teamed up with Legacy Events to open HellsGate Haunted House in Lockport, Illinois. Details surrounding the place are on the mysterious side, especially considering the curious, creepy history listed on the website. It’s also said to be built upon a cemetery that apparently... Read more »
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Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun
I could easily name a few hundred people who would vote to have an extra Halloween instead of Christmas in July. This isn’t even up for debate. In fact, it’s happening this year in Illinois. Leonard Pickel, creative owner of the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (otherwise known as HAuNTcon), has announced Chicago Frights:... Read more »

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 »

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings
For the seasoned horror fan, Valentine’s Day generally means thoughts of watching fun horror films like My Bloody Valentine among others, rather than the lovey-dovey aspect shoved down consumers’ throats every February. Surely, every day with a significant other should be special, so let’s focus on the bloody good fun waiting to be had this... Read more »
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Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend

Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend
Halloween has arrived early in Chicago in the form of a B-movie monster-themed summer fest! The Elgin Monster Mash-Up is a new “Halfway to Halloween” party for every monster-loving fan around! So, turn down the flame on those cauldrons, gather all your little goblins, hop in a hearse and get those trick-or-treat bags ready for... 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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