Report: Son Of Monsterpalooza 2014!

I’ve said it before publicly and I have no problem repeating myself by saying it again, Monsterpalooza is my favorite convention out there. It perfectly captures that sense of awe and wonder that genre fans my age had when they first went to the old Fangoria Weekend of Horrors conventions and yet, it still feels new, […]

DAYS OF THE DEAD/MONSTERPALOOZA guestlists looking solid!!

When WEEKEND OF HORRORS seemed to call it quits, decent California horror conventions seemed to be few and far between, until MONSTERPALOOZA took over the mantle and began giving us fans a really cool convention to go to. Now that MONSTERPALOOZA is twice a year, things seem to be looking even better…and it keeps getting […]

FANTASM; New Doc On Horror Conventions Begins Production!

Now here’s a documentary subject I can get behind. If you’ve been following us here on Icons Of Fright since our conception in 2004, you’ll recall that one of the things we’d always do early on was cover horror conventions. (Check out some of those early convention reports right HERE!) Personally speaking, I starting attending the […]

CONTEST – Win An AMERICAN MARY Poster Signed by The Soska Twins!!!

Hey everyone. I was stoked to make it to the Son of Monsterpalooza convention this Saturday and the highlight for me was definitely seeing Jen and Sylvia Soska, who together are known as the Twisted Twins, directors of 2009’s DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK and the highly anticipated (and now award winning) new film AMERICAN […]

The Legendary Dick Smith Invades MONSTERPALOOZA 2012!

Now this is just cool! This past April 15th marked the 4th annual Monsterpalooza weekend; hands down the best and most fun West Coast based convention that celebrates and honors the art of special FX make-up. And while it’s not surprising to see a bevy of recognizable faces both from in front of and behind […]