Last Friday, the 13th as it happened to be, I was perusing facebook when I came across a post for a monster convention. Monsterpalozza. I was immediately intrigued particularily because it was being held at a hotel a mile down the road from me.
“But what?” you say. “You didn’t think I liked horror.”
You’re right! I don’t like horror movies with blood and gore and little dolls that chase after me with small knives. I especially don’t watch anything that has possessed people climbing the walls, spinning their heads or pulling others into their televisions. But I can admire the art in the crafting of these creatures from conception to form.
Unfortunately for me and you, my readers, I was unable to draft a companion into accompanying me. Most of my friends require a signed invitation, several pleading phone calls and a two week notice…, lol. Thus, my solo attendance meant that I had no one to suggest that I might want to make notes on the pictures I was taking. See how I conviently place the blame on a nonexistant person to avoid accepting responsibility? So, my deepest apologies go out to those of the craft for any mislabeled photos. Of which their undoubtly will be many if not most.
I’d also like to add that I am NOT a professional photographer. So no comments about my lousy camera work. Ha!
Keep it real if you can’t make it with wax.
~ K. L. Parry ~ Author of The Pirate’s Daughter and a King’s Ransom
- What’s Killing You – Horror Film Infographic (geektyrant.com)
- Satire and Meta-Horror in “The Cabin in the Woods” (joannaparypinski.com)
- Burning Questions: Can Horror Keep a Straight Face? (thefilmexperience.net)
- Cabin in the Woods (2012) (crimecrawlers.wordpress.com)
- Open Thread: Horror Movies and Football: the Perfect Combo (cincyjungle.com)
- Flint Horror Convention Part One (horroraddicts.wordpress.com)
- New Jack Pierce Figure to Sculpt Horror at Monsterpalooza (dreadcentral.com)