Horror Hound Weekend Is Just Around The Corner

Horror Hound Weekend is just around the corner (March 23-25) and I’m really psyched to attend and cover the show.  I love horror films and am quite happy to attend any convention that celebrates the genre.  I’m really looking forward to the panels for George Romero’s Day of the Dead, Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond.  The Day of the Dead panel will have cast members and crew in attendance in addition to special make-up effects guru Tom Savini!  Getting to hear them talk about the making of the film and the chance to meet all of them makes this horror fan giddy.  I’ve listed the celebrity guests you can see at the convention as well as the schedule for the panel and some of the film screenings.  Check out the Horror Hound Weekend site for further information and to buy tickets.  So if you are in the vicinity of Columbus, OH, come on out and enjoy the horror!  Maybe I’ll see you there.


– Pam Grier (Jackie Brown, Escape from L.A., countless exploitation films)

– Cassandra Peterson (Elvira)

– Tippi Hedren (Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds)

– Stuart Gordon (director of Re-Animator, From Beyond, etc.)

– Norman Reedus (Daryl on The Walking Dead)

– Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog, Creepshow, Escape from New York)

– Tyler Mane (RZ’s Halloween and Halloween II)

– Danielle Harris (Halloween IV, RZ’s Halloween and Halloween II)

– Scout Taylor-Compton (RZ’s Halloween and Halloween II)

– Judith O’Dea (Barbara from Night of the Living Dead)

– Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks)

– Gunnar Hansen (Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

– Doug Bradley (Pinhead from Hellraiser)

– Monica Keena (Freddy vs. Jason)

– Cerina Vincent (Cabin Fever)

– And many more!

Day of the Dead cast/crew:

– Tom Savini

– Lori Cardille

– Anthony Dileo

– Taso Stavrakis

– Mark Tierno

– Debra Gordon

– John Vulich


  • Friday
    • 5pm: FILMThe Rage
    • 7pm: PANEL: Rob Zombies’s Halloween (Featuring Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane & Danielle Harris)
    • 8pm: PANEL: Day of the Dead (Featuring the cast of Day of the Dead)
    • 9pm: PANEL: From Beyond (Featuring Stuart Gordon, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon & Barbara Crampton)
    • 10pm: FILM: Nailbiter
    • 12am: MIDNIGHT MONSTER MOVIEMonster Brawl
  • Saturday
    • 11am: EVENT: Shock Theatre Super-8 Marathon
    • 2pm: EVENT: 2012 Horror Host Hall of Fame Ceremony
    • 3pm: PANEL: Icons of the Silver Screen (Featuring Tippi Hedren & Julia Adams)
    • 4pm: PANEL: Pam Grier: The Baddest Woman in Cinema
    • 5pm: PANEL: The Devil’s Carnival (Terrance Zdunich)
    • 7pm: EVENT: HorrorHound Costume Contest (Sponsored by Lost & Forgotten Photography)
    • 10pm: EVENT: Coney Island’s Rock ‘n Roll Road Show
    • 12am: EVENT: Club Chaos Dance Party
  • Sunday
    • 11am: FILMDeath Stop Holocaust
    • 1pm: FILM: tba

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