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2014-10-20 16:24:40

EAST NORTHPORT, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FANGORIA Magazine has officially unveiled its 2014 List of Scariest Haunted Houses and Attractions. Those recognized by the publication represent the most frightening, elaborate, detail-oriented and technologically advanced haunted attractions in the country. FANGORIA, the first in fright since 1979, tapped its own marketing manager and noted haunted attraction enthusiast Rebekah McKendry to make the 2014 selections. "When I was a kid, I...

2011-04-26 09:48:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic Oaks Theater is pleased to announce the schedule for its 9th Annual "Moonlit Matinee Film Festival," Pittsburgh's only summer-long, late-night film festival. This year's festival is dedicated to some of the most iconic and cult films released in the last 30 years, including a month-long tribute to the most entertaining movies of 1986 with screenings of TOP GUN, ALIENS, THE FLY, and more. The Oaks Theater is a gloriously refurbished,...

2011-04-13 10:13:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IndieClick, the leading lifestyle media network for integrated advertising campaigns, today announced their exclusive ad sales relationship with everything horror website Dread Central. The addition of Dread Central to IndieClick's exclusive family of Horror Properties (Bloody Disgusting, Fangoria and Dread Central) clinches their ownership of the most important destinations for horror fans online. Heather Luttrell, IndieClick President, notes,...

2010-09-15 12:54:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Fantastic Fest will host a World Premiere screening of Zombie Roadkill, from FEARnet and Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's Ghost House Pictures, at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar on Friday, September 24th at 8pm with Academy Award-nominated actor Thomas Haden Church, David Dorfman (The Ring films, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and director David Green in attendance at a special post-screening Q&A, which will be moderated by FEARnet on-air host Spider...

2010-06-22 12:00:00

DALLAS, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Horror film fan magazine FANGORIA® today announced its partnership with leading global media entertainment provider Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) and feature film, television and DVD distributor Lightning Entertainment Group, Inc., to begin a unique, multi-tiered summer film distribution program called the FANGORIA® FrightFest(TM). This exclusive series will consist of eight new feature films,...

2009-10-14 09:11:00

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas , Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Cutting Edge Haunted House When: October 15-18, 21-25, 27-31 Sunday - Thursday 8pm-10pm Friday & Saturday 7pm-12am November 1st & 13th 8pm-10pm Where: Fort Worth, Texas 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102 Cost: Adult $28.50 +tax...

2008-12-06 11:20:00

Science fiction superfan Forrest Ackerman, founder of the influential U.S. magazine Famous Monsters of Filmland, has died at 92, a friend says. Ackerman influenced a generation of monster movie and fantasy fiction fans, helping to popularize the genre and turn it into a full-fledged cultural phenomenon in the 1960s, the Los Angeles Times reported. John Sasser, a friend who is making a documentary on Ackerman, told the newspaper he died Thursday of heart failure at his Los Angeles home....


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.