Eps 51 – LIVE at the Mad Monster Party Charlotte

Hazmat (2014) is only one of the films covered in this episode of Horror News Radio when Doc shares his movie for the “What Have You Been Watching” segment recorded LIVE at the Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, NC. Santos steps in as well to cover PMS Cop (2014) to Doc’s surprise. Oh, my.

Santos and Doc also task a few of the live audience to a series of horror trivia questions to win a one of two copies of Hidden Horror provided by the author/editor of the book, Dr. AC. Then Ormon Grimsby stops by for a quick interview and updates on the horror convention. And Santos is thrown for a loop when the girls from The Little Leviathan oddity shop stop by. Oh, Santos.

Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr. are back again this week for another fantastic episode of Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. BUT FIRST! Before we get too far into this episode’s fantastic content, BIG NEWS! Announcing, the HNR grue-crew are going on the road with a horror convention tour spring 2014. Following their stop at The Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, North Carolina, We are also set to attend Bizarre AC in Atlantic City, NJ on June 13-15 alongside HorrorNews.Net’s very own Michael Joy (Dead Afterlife) and we will be at MonsterCon in Greenville, SC on July 18-20. Look for more details and announcements in the coming months!

00:01:45 — LIVE at the Mad Monster Party and Trivia Questions
Doc Rotten and Santos Ellin Jr., the Black Saint, are recording live at the Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, NC. The show is packed and the crowd is incredible. Doc and Santos give their impressions of the show and discuss all the fantastic celebs in attendance. Then they kick into the first annual Horror News Radio game show where two contestants answers difficult, mind-numbing trivia questions to win cool-ass prizes: Hidden Horror from Dr. AC.

00:16:27 - Thanks to Bombshell Bloodbath, MOLD! and Circus of the Dead – And RLJ Entertainment
Doc and Santos take some time to thank all the friends of the podcast that provided killer freebies the grue-crew handed out the entire weekend. Brett Mullen, Neil Meschino and Billy Pon provided posters for their films Bombshell Bloodbath, MOLD! and Circus of the Dead/Doll Boy and RLJ Entertainment supplied over a dozen rocking DVD and Blu-Ray copies. Thank you, this is why the horror community rules!

00:21:35 — Ormon Grimsby
Special guest Ormon Grimsby, the horror host from Raleigh NC, stops in to chat with Doc and Santos about all things Grimsby and Mad Monster Party.

00:37:00 — Hazmat (2014) and PMS Cop (2014)
Doc reviews Hazmat in this week’s “What Have  You Been Watching” segment. And Santos reviews the wonderfully titled PMS Cop.

01:01:50 - The goth girls from The Little Leviathan
Doc and Santos are ambushed by a trio of the hottest horror convention honeys from The Little Leviathan booth showing off their unique signatures from Elvira and their affection for Doyle. Doc and Santos may never be the same. Be sure to check out The Little Leviathan, a unique oddities shop in Raleigh, NC, at their site TheLittleLeviathan.com.

Anchor Bay Blu-Ray Prize Pack Giveaway – In Fear and No One Lives (Winner)
Horror News Radio is teaming up with Anchor Bay to provide a sweet, sweet Blu-Ray Prize Pack featuring the film In Fear, currently out on VOD and DVD (as of March 11, 2014). The film is from director Jeremy Lovering and it features Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures), Iain De Caestecker (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Allen Leech (Downton Abbey). The prize pack also comes with a second feature, No One Lives. Wow! That’s incredible! So, who is the winner?

The winner is: Ryan Lindley!



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