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Krampus and Killer Piñatas: 25 Weekend Options

Krampus and Killer Piñatas: 25 Weekend Options
December has arrived and that means a deluge of sparkly visions of KRAMPUS will be spreading around Chicago like you’ve never seen before. Krampus only cares about the naughty children, so many of you (er, I mean, your children) will be safe… Or, not? Santa brings treats for those who have been good all year.... Read more »

15 Exciting Weekend Horror Options

15 Exciting Weekend Horror Options
Horror fans, it’s your time right now. The amount of genre-related options happening this time of year can be overwhelming. The decisions get tougher each year as more and more groups embrace the season right and proper. I’ve selected fifteen things going on this weekend that will probably float your boat in a sea of... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Chicago Horror: Weekend Events Sept. 20-22

Chicago Horror: Weekend Events Sept. 20-22
As always, there are plenty of events to tide Chicago horror fans over this weekend, plus a few festivals outside the city that are well worth attending. It’s only going to get more eventful over these next two months. The Halloween season has officially begun! Saturday, meet Svengoolie at Lisa Marie Varon‘s Squared Circle restaurant... Read more »

Weekend Events: Ten Options for Chicago Horror Fans

Weekend Events: Ten Options for Chicago Horror Fans
Chicago horror fans usually have plenty of options for making plans in the city and this weekend is no exception. A considerable amount of events are happening over the course of the weekend, so I’ve collected ten enticing ideas for your entertainment. Being that it is Taste of Chicago weekend, it’s a great time to... Read more »
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Go Big or Go Home! Elgin Monster Mash-Up and Nightmare on Chicago Street Festivals

Go Big or Go Home! Elgin Monster Mash-Up and Nightmare on Chicago Street Festivals
If you’d like to celebrate Halloween on a grander scale this year, head on over to Elgin for spooky fun of epic proportions. Costumes (as ghastly as you want it) are strongly encouraged, especially at Nightmare on Chicago Street. Nothing like shambling around a street decorated like the apocalypse just happened. The lengths these folks... Read more »

Flashback Weekend Horror Convention's 10th Anniversary

Flashback Weekend Horror Convention's 10th Anniversary
Local horror fans are probably really familiar with Flashback. No? Buckle in and read on! Flashback Weekend Horror Convention celebrates its 10th Anniversary show this weekend on August 10-12, 2012 in Rosemont, IL at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare. Celebrity guests galore, movies, costumes, zombie pinups, Svengoolie, and even a Friday the 13th movie reunion!... Read more »
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    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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