Horror News Radio invades the Dragon Con Horror Track 2016
Horror News Radio will be making their first trek to Dragon Con, the largest fantasy – sci-fi – horror convention on the East Coast with over 65,000 genre fans in attendance. The Black Saint, Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani will be joined by frequent Decades of Horror guest-hosts Christopher G. Moore and Bill Mulligan. The grue-crew will be on many of the panels featured on the horror track all weekend long from September 2 – 5, 2016. If you are attending Dragon Con be sure to come by and say hello. With any luck, this will be the beginning of an annual event for HNR, DoH and Gruesome Magazine.
Below are the panels on which the grue-crew will be included. See you there! Find us in the Westin, Peachtree.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
The Phantom of the Paradise Panel – 5:30 PM
The Black Saint, Thomas Mariani, Bill Mulligan, Doc Rotten, w/ Daniel Griffith
Gather all you Old Souls, for a discussion about Brian De Palma’s cult classic horror-comedy-quasi-musical, The Phantom of the Paradise.
The Shining v The Shining – 7:00 PM
Thomas Mariani w/ Karen E. Taylor, Phantom Troublemaker and Clay Gilbert
The Shining is discussed, ranging from King’s original novel to Kubrick’s film.
Modern Horror Classics – 8:30 PM
The Black Saint, Thomas Mariani, Christopher G. Moore, Doc Rotten w/ Mari Mancusi
The movies from this millennium that we feel have the best chance of standing the test of time.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
Scream: 20th Year Anniversary Fan Panel – 1:00 PM
The Black Saint, Thomas Mariani, Christopher G. Moore, Doc Rotten
Where has time gone? Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s Scream turns 20 years old this year. This panel will focus on the first film in the franchise.
Bates Motel Fan Panel – 4:00 PM
Doc Rotten w/ James A Moore and Henry Hanks
We examine A&E’s prequel to Psycho as it ramps up to its final season.
Preacher Fan Panel – 7:00 PM
The Black Saint, Thomas Mariani, Christopher G. Moore
A discussion devoted to the new TV show adapted from the infamous comic book series.
Oww! My Eye: A Tribute to Fulci – 10:00 PM
The Black Saint, Bill Mulligan, Doc Rotten w/ L. Andrew Cooper
Geek out about the Godfather of Gore, Lucio Fulci.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
Reel Monsters: Cryptozoology and Horror – 1:00 PM
Bill Mulligan w/ Lyle Blackburn, Thom Truelove and Katie Elliot
Depictions of real-life monsters in horror books, film and other media.
Hammer Films: The 1970s – 4:00 PM
The Black Saint, Bill Mulligan, Doc Rotten w/ Daniel Griffith, Mark Maddox and Anthony Taylor
A reappraisal of Hammer Film’s output of ’70’s Gothic Horror films.
Ash v the Evil Dead Fan Panel – 7:00 PM
Thomas Mariani, Christopher G. Moore, Bill Mulligan, Doc Rotten w/ Mari Mancusi
We talk about the cult favorite’s TV incarnation.
Legacy of the Blind Dead – 10:00 PM
Bill Mulligan, Doc Rotten
A discussion about Spain’s notorious Blind Dead franchise, celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2016.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
American Horror Story: Autopsy – 11:30 AM
Christopher G. Moore, Doc Rotten w/ Mari Mancusi, Catherine M Scully and Derek Tatum
Discussion about the most recent season of American Horror Story and speculation about what’s next.