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Hot-Toddy
Co-Founder / Pittsburgh Underground

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Announcement: Horror Realm Fall Convention Starts THIS FRIDAY!!!


Greetings to all the gruesome and grizzly! It's that time again as our good friends from Horror Realm, Pittsburgh's Modern Horror Convention, presents their fall show September 21st through 23rd at the Crowne Plaza, Pittsburgh South (located directly across from the South Hills Village shopping mall at 164 Fort Couch Road, Pittburgh, Pa 15241 / 412-833-5300).

Passes for the event can be purchased at this ShowClix link (or by phone: 1-888-71-TICKETS) and are as follows:
  • Weekend passes are $35.00 which includes admission for all days of the convention plus all after hours events.
  • Single pass tickets include: Friday for $15.00.
  • Saturday for $15.00 which includes admission to the Saturday night costume party.
  • Super Steeltown Sunday Special for $10.00
  • VIP Package - $75 - must be purchased in advance. Will be limited to 50 packages. Package includes: weekend admission, early entrance to the dealer room on Friday & Saturday, admission to a VIP cocktail party with Sid Haig and Doug Bradley, a gift bag full of horror goodies and an exclusive Horror Realm t-shirt.
Free admission for kids under 12 that are accompanied by an adult (bear in mind that some content might not be suitable for the kiddies). After hours parties are open to 18 and older with proper ID.


CLICK BELOW TO CONTINUE
TO THE DETAILED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!!!




Mark Tierno / Day of the Dead (1985)

So, with all that happy-slappy said, what kind of ghoulishly gripping fun can you expect from The Horror Realm? The convention run by fans for fans of zombies and the horror genre featuring:


Guests for September include:

- Sid Haig (Sat afternoon & Sun only)
- Doug Bradley
- Mink Stole
- Rochelle Davis
- Brian O'Halloran
- Ken Foree
- Tiffany Shepis
- Lori Cardille (Fri 7 to 10 PM, Sat 1 PM to 7 PM only)
- Antone DiLeo
- Mike Christopher
- Kyra Schon
- Randy Kovitz
- Jeff Monahan
- Phillip G. Kellams
- David Madison
- Sam Qualiana
- And more!

A dealer room featuring specialty vendors with items such as:
  • Movies & DVD’s
  • T-shirts & other apparel
  • Toys & collectibles
  • Movie memorabilia
  • Books & comics
  • Games
  • Original art
  • Celebrity guests
  • Author discussion panels and readings featuring award-winning horror writers
  • Zombie & horror film festival
  • Contests & activities
The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday 9/21:
· Dealer/guest room – 4 PM to 10 PM (3:30 PM VIP early entry)
· Film room –  4 PM to midnight
· VHS room –  4 PM to midnight
· Panels –  4 PM to 10 PM
· Horror Cabaret –  10:30 PM to midnight (Electro Belly Dance and Music, Singer/songwriter Tiffany Apan, Dalton Lee Magic & Illusion)

Saturday 9/22:
· Dealer/guest room – 10 AM to 7 PM
· Film room –  8 AM to 2 AM
· VHS room –   8 AM to 2 AM 
· Panels –    10 AM to 7 PM
· Entertainment –  8 PM to 10 
 (To be announced)
· Horror High Monster Prom – 10 PM to 1 AM

Show off your creativity at our costume contest! The theme for the Monster Prom is high school horror, but any costume may be included in the contest.

Contestants must sign up at the Horror Realm registration table by 7 PM on Saturday. You must report to the Harrisburg Room by 9:20 PM. No late entries will be permitted.

Costumes will be judged on originality, creativity and overall presentation. No fire, open flame, flash paper or powder or explosives of any kind may be used. No excess stage blood. 

A panel of judges will determine the winner. Decision of the judges is final.

First prize - $50 cash plus a Horror Realm goodie bag
Second & third prizes provided by Sourpuss Clothing

Sunday 9/23:
· Dealer/guest room – 11 AM to 5 PM
· Film room –   9 AM to 5 PM
· VHS room –    8 AM to 5 PM
· Panels –  11 AM to 5 PM

So get your ghoul on and nab your tickets today!!! The gang from Pittsburgh Underground will be hanging out with the rest of the undead to take in all the hairy-scary fun! We hope to see you there!

Detailed Schedule of Events:
Friday September 21st: 
Washington Room
4-5:45 Fetish Dolls Die Laughing
6:00-7:30 US premiere of Razor Days
7:30-8:00 Razor Days Panel with Mike Watt, Amy Lynn Best and Michael Varrati
8-8:30   Tablet of Tales
8:45-9:15 Velvet Road
9:30-11:30 Tromeo and Juliet
11:45-1:45 Bloody Bloody Bible Camp

Carnegie Room
5-5:45   Rochelle Davis panel
6-6:45 Doug Bradley Panel
7-8   Tiffany Shepis
10:30-midnight Horror Cabaret

Harrisburg Room
6:15-7:15 Author Panel –Eric Lowther/William Todd Rose
7:30-8:15 Mr. Hush Panel with Brian O’Halloran & David Madison
8:30-9:30 Poster Panel with Ed Demko

Saturday September 22nd: 
Washington Room
8-9:30   US premiere of The 5th Dimension
9:30-10:45 Bleeding Through
11-12:30 Hack Job
12:45-1   Klagger
1-1:30   Undead Holocaust
2:45-4:30 The Drive-In Horrorshow
4:30-5:15 Independent film making panel with Joe Lemieux of Grim Films
5:30-7:30 Everyone Must Die
7:45-9:15 Spider Baby
9:30-11:55 Antfarm Dickhole
Midnight-2 US premiere of Blood and Bone China hosted by Gravely MacCabre

Carnegie Room
11:45-1:15  Ken Foree panel
1:45-2:30 Camden Toy panel
4-5   Sid Haig
5:30-6:30 Mink Stole panel

Harrisburg Room
10:30-11:30 Vampires – Lore, Legend & Literature with Denise Verrico
1:30-2:45 Lawrence C. Connolly performance – Songs of the Horror Writer
5-6   Make up demonstration by Benzidream FX Studio
9:30-10   Costume Contest

Sunday September 23rd: 
Washington Room
10-11:30  Flesh of the Living
Noon-1   Bill Hinzman Tribute
2:30-4:30 The Drive-in Horrorshow

Carnegie Room
1:15-2:15 Dead Panel- featuring guests from Night/Dawn/Day

Harrisburg Room
2:30 – 3:30  Gary Streiner - Fix The Chapel


All weekend events are subject to change at any time.


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