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RIP Author Jack Ketchum

The horror literary world lost a giant today.  Jack Ketchum, often credited with spearheading the Splaterpunk craze has passed. His debut novel, Off Season, came to light in 1980 and took the horror world by storm.  Much like Stephen King, Ketchum had been submitting his work to men’s magazine for years prior to the publishing […]

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RIP Haruo Nakajima – The Man Who Was Godzilla Has Passed

From the original film in 1954 till 1972’s Godzilla vs. Gigan – Haruo Nakajima was the man in the suit.  He was Godzilla.  He was 88 years old.  Of late he had become a bit of a staple on the convention circuit, much to the delight of fans everywhere he went. He had been quoted […]

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An Icon Passes – RIP Gunnar Hansen

Back in the late 90’s – when I was first getting into this whole horror game one of the first horror icons I got to meet was Gunnar Hansen.  I’m not sure what I was expecting when I walked up to that table but it certainly wasn’t what I got.  Gunnar was a soft spoken, […]