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Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

From a press release: As movie theaters begin to let limited audiences back inside, Fathom Events has announced a few special screenings for the rest of 2020, including some just in time for Halloween. “Friday the 13th,” one of the most popular horror franchises of all time, is celebrating 40 years with the original terrifying […]

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Wilkes-Barre author Brandon McNulty unleashes debut supernatural thriller ‘Bad Parts’

Wilkes-Barre author Brandon McNulty unleashes debut supernatural thriller ‘Bad Parts’

From a press release: Fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Richard Laymon, and Blake Crouch won’t want to miss the new gritty, fast-paced supernatural thriller by Wilkes-Barre author Brandon McNulty. “Bad Parts” was recently published in hardcover, paperback, and digital formats via Midnight Point Press, a book that Alma Katsu, author of “The Deep” and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre horror punks Cut Up Naked Teenagers clown around with the ‘Monster Squad’

In the fall, Wilkes-Barre horror punk band Cut Up Naked Teenagers were riding high on the release of their debut album, “Gray Matter Splatter,” with killer shows, creative music videos, a glowing review in HorrorHound magazine, and radio play in several states and even South America. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit and it all came […]

 Rich Howells

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

While most summer gatherings have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like people can still look forward to the fall and the unique events it will bring as Northeastern Pennsylvania transitions into the yellow and green phases of reopening. One such event is Bazaar of the Bizarre, which is set for Sunday, […]

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‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

From a press release: The University of Scranton Players will present the gripping and tragic tale of “Carrie: The Musical,” based on the horror novel by bestselling author Stephen King and updated for the 21st century, on Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 8. Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast bullied […]

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Horror hip-hop duo Twiztid hits Stage West in Scranton on April 9 with Slaine

Horror hip-hop duo Twiztid hits Stage West in Scranton on April 9 with Slaine

From a press release: It was announced today that Twiztid, the Detroit horrorcore rap duo who rose to fame in the late ’90s with the Insane Clown Posse and broke off to form their own dedicated fan base, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, April 9 as part of The Highnamic Duo […]

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‘Clerks’ star Brian O’Halloran serves as a celebrity bartender at Food & Fire in Moosic on Jan. 30

‘Clerks’ star Brian O’Halloran serves as a celebrity bartender at Food & Fire in Moosic on Jan. 30

From a press release: Just because he’ll serve you doesn’t mean he’ll like you. Actor Brian O’Halloran, best known for playing the character of Dante Hicks in Kevin Smith’s “Clerks” films, and “Mr. Hush” writer/director David Lee Madison will be celebrity bartenders at Food & Fire BBQ Taphouse in Moosic this Thursday, Jan. 30. O’Halloran […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Metal band Prosody and author Steve Corbett release the demon of ‘Blood Red Syrah’

For decades, Steve Corbett shook up newspapers and radio waves in Northeastern Pennsylvania with his strong political views and in-your-face reporting before transitioning into a less brutal and bloody profession last year – horror/thriller novelist. “Blood Red Syrah” was released in September of 2018, and while Corbett is just as opinionated and rabble-rousing as ever, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Animated Wilkes-Barre band Cut Up Naked Teenagers can give ‘Anything But a Tomorrow’

A beautiful summer day or a candlelit dinner would inspire most singer/songwriters to write a love song, but Elvis Aron Deadly is not most singer/songwriters. Instead, cheesy B-movies and nuclear annihilation brought his latest single, “Anything But a Tomorrow,” to life – and imminent death – which is what Cut Up Naked Teenagers is all […]

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Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ screenings at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 26

Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ screenings at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 26

While the NEPA Horror Film Festival is over, the Circle Drive-In Theatre isn’t finished showing seasonal movies or bringing horror stars to Dickson City. Two screenings of “Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D” will be held this Saturday, Oct. 26, one at 7 p.m. and one at 10 p.m. In between, actor Dan Yeager, who played the […]

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