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Obama To Present Stephen King With The National Medal Of Arts

On September 1oth Stephen King will be presented with the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. The award is the highest award given by the government to artists. The artists receiving the award are “deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts […]

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The 90s: Designer Horror

Somewhere in the 80s, someone got the idea that horror should be less frightening and more sexy and trendy. I am not sure where it happened, but a good starting point might be Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The “World Premiere Video” back when MTV aired videos and before its implosion was the thing to see. Director […]

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Artist Spotlight: Brit Bentine Owner Of Locked Illusion Photography

Many times I have encountered a dark and beautiful photo of a bloody ballerina, but I was never able find the name of the photographer, until recently when I stumbled across the FaceBook page for Locked Illusions Photography. The company specializes in a unique style of photography, frequently of children. The backdrop is often a […]

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Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare Returning To Chicago

  Back in 2013 Rob Zombie launched his haunted attraction The Great American Nightmare, which was named one the best attractions of 2013. The attraction, based on Zombie’s songs and films, will be returning to Chicago this year in time for the Halloween season. “I am thrilled to be bringing The Great American Nightmare back […]

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