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Texas Frightmare Weekend Announces Expanded Schedule

Texas Frightmare Weekend Announces Expanded Schedule, New Guests
Additional celebrities, film screenings, and attractions mark TFW's biggest year to date

Dallas, Texas – Texas Frightmare Weekend is back with a vengeance May 3rd through the 5th, offering up additional celebrity guests, nearly 100 vendors, and more new films than ever! Today, our 2013 extravaganza proudly welcomes Gary Jones' AXE GIANT: THE WRATH OF PAUL BUNYAN and star Dan Haggerty (Grizzly Adams, himself!), who joins our ever-growing list of top horror celebrities descending upon The Hyatt Regency DFW!

On Friday, May 3rd, the mammoth festival opens its doors at 6PM (5PM for VIPs), welcoming panels on Pet Sematary, Gary and Jake Busey, and more! Films that evening include the aforementioned Axe Giant (at 10PM), Christmas with the Dead at 6PM, andJacob and Scream Park at midnight!


On Saturday, May 4th, Texas Frightmare kicks off a powerful threefer of hotly-anticipated chillers from IFC Films, with the Texas Premiere of Franck Khalfoun’s Maniac at 8PM, Ben Wheatley’sSightseers at 10PM, and Neil Jordan’s Byzantium, the acclaimed Interview with the Vampiredirector’s long-awaited return to the land of the undead, at midnight! Also screening on Saturday is Rodrigo Gudiño's The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh and Chuck Norfolk's gross-out comedy Haunted Trailer at 6PM, Mark Beal's vampiric Enchiridion at 8PM, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight! Saturday's panels include The World of Stuart Gordon, TFW's Alien reunion, the witches of The Lords of Salem, Danny Trejo, and much more!

And Sunday, May 5th, we've got even more, with panels featuring Clu and John Gulager, Dee Wallace, and Tom Savini - and a very special matinee screening of Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of a VHS Collector at 1PM!

All film screenings are completely free for passholders, and will conveniently take place at The Hyatt Regency DFW – the home of Texas Frightmare Weekend! Want more? The hotel's also hosting Friday night's Circus of the Damned party (free to VIP and Premium passholders), "Frightmakers" filmmaking panels, and Saturday's popular late night Scaryoke!

TFW is arguably America’s largest gathering of horror celebrities, professionals, and fans – now celebrating its eighth amazing year. The blockbuster event boasts over 10,000 attendees annually and has hosted hundreds of genre legends, including George A. Romero, Clive Barker, Malcolm McDowell, Robert Englund, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, and Cary Elwes!

Alongside newly-announced guests Dan Haggerty, Steve Railsback, and artist Bernie Wrightson, TFW's 2013 unbelievable roster includes Alien stars Tom Skeritt and Veronica Cartwright, Danny Trejo, Virginia Madsen, the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Marilyn Burns, Gary and Jake Busey, Jeffrey Combs, Denise Crosby, Sean Patrick Flanery, Stuart Gordon, Meg Foster, Clu and John Gulager, Mariel Hemingway, Jordan Ladd, Mary Lambert, Heather Langenkamp, Tyler Mane, Bill Moseley, David Naughton, Steve Niles, Tom Savini, Dee Wallace, pro-wrestler George “The Animal” Steele, and many more!

Daily and weekend passes are available

Look for the festival schedule and even more announcements online soon!



Come one, Come All to THE Dr. 420 MOVIE PREMIERE PARTY, which will take place on Friday, June 7th, 2013 in Hollywood, CA. You don't want to miss this rocking herbal bash which will feature the gut-busting World Premiere of a short film I wrote and directed called Dr. 420. In case you haven't heard, Dr. 420 is a medical marijuana comedy that features outrageous performances by comic legend Lin Shaye (There' s Something About Mary, Kingpin, Dumb & Dumber) and Naomi Grossman ("Pepper" from American Horror Story: Asylum).  


The Premiere Party is being thrown in conjunction with a crowdfunding campaign my company (Mind Blur Productions) is currently running to help pay for post production costs involved with the creation of Dr. 420. (Filming is complete, we just need help to finish it up.). You can pick up tickets for the Premiere Party, which will be attended by the wacky cast and crew of Dr. 420 and other surprise guests, by clicking on The Dr. 420 Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign Page link below.  And while you're on theCampaign Page, take a moment to check out the other awesome Dr. 420 incentives we are offering including: Dr. 420 DVDs, Dr 420 T-shirts; and even IMDB listed film creditsDr. 420 really needs your support so please check out our campaign and make a donation today.

Save the Date!!  June 7, 2013 = THE Dr. 420 MOVIE PREMIERE PARTY!! Hope to see you there!! 




VCI releases D4

Today VCI announced on their Facebook page that they have released the film D4 for world wide sales! If you havent seen D4 yet I highly urge you to check it out. This film stars Eric Berner, Jaimee Gray Simon, Clay Brocker, Darrin Dickerson, and Jeff Hime. It's also written and directed by Darrin Dickerson. Here'sa brief synopsys from VCI's page: 

Abandoned for more than 30 years, "D4" remains the focus of conspiracy theorists.  A wealthy doctor who believes her kidnapped son is being held somewhere in the long deserted government acreage spares no expense securing a team of ex-military guns-for-hire to search him out.  But once inside, they discover there is someone, or something, still inhabiting "D4".  Things are not what they seem, and what was meant to be a simple search and rescue soon turns into a fight for survival, a fight they will most likely not survive.

I absolutely love this film, and am really excited to see it go world wide. Below is the trailer, poster, and an interview that we did with Darrin Dickerson way back in 2011 at Con-Tamination!

If you would like to get a copy of D4, go here:

Now on with the show!



Steampunk Card Game! TWISTED SKIES

This project has been a labor of love for multiple Steampunk gamers! The desire for a fun Steampunk themed card game based around the imaginative ideas and concepts of the Steampunk Multiverse! After extensive design and play-testing we are excited to have the support of the nationally recognized Airship Isabella for this project and have based our first exciting set around their characters and adventures! The game is designed for 4-6 players played in a round the table fashion. An average game of Twisted Skies takes an hour and a half. Each basic set of Twisted Skies includes:

160 game cards, Full Instructions, One 6 sided dice.

As the design, artwork, and layout of the game is accomplished this Kickstarter is designed in the hope of having the product printed, boxed and made available to the gaming public at large. Professional grade photography and illustration from some of Steampunk's most talented rising stars have made for a great looking game. Working with local game stores and distributors we'll be placing this product in your friendly neighborhood game store!

Swing By and check out the offers at


Tulsa Zombie Prom 2013

Tulsa Zombie Prom 2013

You are cordially invited to the Tulsa Zombie Prom at The Hunt Club.
Hosted by HvK Entertainment and Fearcast.

Get your online discount tickets now. Presale Tickets are $7 Singles, $10 couples. Prices good till May 28th and then we go up to door price ($10 Singles & $15 couples).

When you order your tickets online. We will send you a ticket via email to print off and bring to the Prom. Plus we will have your name on the list. Please allow 48 hours for the email to be sent to you after purchase!

Only a 150 tickets available so act now and get them while they last!

FRIDAY June 28th
The Hunt Club
224 N. Main Tulsa, OK 74103

Tickets avaialable at


Ill Willed Productions and Nightbreed

Ill Willed Productions is creating these amazing Nightbreed busts and sculptures! The first as far as I can tell is going to be my personal favorite Breed, Narcisse!! Nightbreed is Clive Barker's secondary major Directorial effort, based on his novel Cabal. Ill Willed needs our help getting this project to go even further! Check out the link below and please help support Ill Willed, Clive Barker and the Tribes of the Moon!

IN THE LAVENDER A Steampunk Zombie Odyssey

IN THE LAVENDER, is a story that has something for everyone.  Whether you are into  Steampunk, zombies, pirates, or the post apocalyptic setting, or even if you love action and adventure, this graphic novel has it all.  It is horror, action, comedy and drama all rolled into one!  The story follows a group of heros aboard their flying steamship after they have stumbled across some technology that far surpasses the steampunk world they live in.  The heros believe this new found technology could be a weapon capable of destroying the evil corporation that currently rules the entire planet and its resources. So, they set out to take them down. However, this newly found technology is in the form of a reanimated brain, fitted into a steampunk/cyber mechanical body.  All hell breaks loose once everyone else finds out about this "discovered technology." Everyone from pirates to underground machine cultists want it for themselves. Suddenly, the crew finds themselves in a very complicated situation.

   IN THE LAVENDER is a very well thought out and indepth story.  It has a lot of very intricate plot lines, and story twists and turns that will keep you guessing and wanting more!  The main story though is about the steampunk zombie and how he is a regular guy from the year 2015 ish and his personal struggles in life.  He deals with the same things we all deal with: trying to discover his place in the world, trying to fit in, while facing his own inner demons as well as dealing with misplaced trust and a slew of other problems we all have in life. This isn't a story about the world of tomorrow, or zombies, or robots.  It is a story about you, me, the human condition and how we all are as people.  Just so happens the future is filled with awesome explosions, flying ships, massive mechanical cities, hordes of zombies, and a pile of steam ran everything!!! Welcome to the world of IN THE LAVENDER!

   The title In the Lavender comes from a victorian slang term meaning "dead." The  story was written by myself (Eric Xton) and co written by my wife April. Most of the art is done by me, but, there will be many amazing guest artists from around the world helping out, like Josh Falls, Lidia Misfit, Travis Sharpe and colour work by Ryan Mihandoost of Colossal Robot .  All very talented artists!  Also, I will be updating this campaign regularly to keep everyone up to date.  Please bear with me, as I am new at this fund raising for projects thing lol.  Thank you for your interest!

Swing By and Check out the perks help spread the word on this project 

Till Next Time...D



Mysterious EVP from the Fearcast New Orleans Trip 

Greatings Fearcasters, D here with one of the strangest events that we have ever experienced. During last month Fearcast took a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras to help out our good friends Airship Isabella in the St Anns Parade. When we arrived we did a quick show announcing our arrival to NOLA and to chat with the ASI crew before we hit the streets to cause Havoc.  

Pic of the cast and crew from the parade.

   While we did the show we described the events that would lead up to the parade and a discussion of the 200 year old funeral carriage that would be pulled by a hoard of zombies down the streets of NOLA durring Mardi Gras. During the interview we were informed of some strange voices andd interference we got during the broadcast. Later we downloaded the interview and listened for ourselves amazed at what we heard Fearcast turned it over to the Oklahoma Ghost Chasers to review the episode and give us an opinion on what the mysterious sounds caught during our live episode were. 

Thank you for allowing me the time to listen to this.  Here is a's a definite Class A EVP and you can hear "Get Out" six seconds in.

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What is a Class A EVP you might ask?  Class A: The voices  are understood by all that listen. The words are actually somewhat loud and clear.

Also at 2:09 from the Original recording you start to hear the reverbs.  6:05 to 6:34 the reverbs happen again.  You can make out at 6:05 "STOP"

6:02-6:34 A female voice hisses/exhales into the microphone, and I heard something tap the mic...didn't know if it was you guys or something else.  

6:57 While your friend is say PUFF PUFF PASS a deep male voice is heard whispering over his.

8:09 to 8:15 More Reverbs.  

9:07 is when I hear the get out and the huge build up seconds before.

You have definitely caught some class A EVP interaction.  My theory is you had some major Electro Magnetic energy going with your sound board and mics.  This is had been theorized as a feeding ground for spirits because they can live not only of life energy but Electro Magnetic As well.
So my professional analysis is that you have not only gotten several CLASS A's but they are so good...I didn't have to enhance anything to hear them.  

Thank you for sharing  The rest of the recording has reverbs and taps and some whispering.  But 9:07 is the best one of it all!

Christopher Rowe
Founder of The Oklahoma Ghost Chasers







Here is the epidose in its entirety take a listen and you be the judge. Feel free to comment and tell us what you hear. 

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We would like to thank ASI for having us to New Orleans and all the amazing people we met along the way. Please swing by and show ASI some love and tell them FCN sent ya.


Help Make Badlands a Reality

What is Badlands?

You know the story...Human kind is deadlocked in a struggle with creatures of unknown origin. Some dangerous, some...we don't know! For those of you who can afford to live under government protection. Let this show be your survival guide.

Join survivalist Kurt Logan and his team of specialist as they show you the tips and strategies to stay alive.

Greetings,  My name is Christopher Rowe CEO of HvK Entertainment. We are in association with Tiroma Films to produce an all new TV series based of the hit web short "BADLANDS" starring Scott Gaffen as "Kurt Logan"

Why are we doing this?  Well doing a TV show means you have to up your game for the audience.  To do this you need to afford the special effects, make up and acting talent to bring the fans what they want.  This is where this campaign comes in.

To date, we have raise $5,000.00 -  We need an additional $20,000.00 to get the 6 episodes completed for airing by FaLL 2013. The complete budget will take care of everything we need for the show. Plus we we will get to do one thing we have always wanted to do. Pay for everyone's services helping create the show.

Go to the link below and learn how you can help make Badlands a reality 


With a Little Help

Family, Friends & Fans of Roxy unite to help her get back on her feet after surviving Meningitis & a serious spinal cord injury.

A message from Roxy Vandiver,

My reality....I suffer from an Unidentifiable Viral Syndrome that causes my immune system to collapse for reasons unknown. A Research Team from the Centers for Disease Control have been able to determine very little about the illness. I have been asked to be the subject of University Research and to be written about in Medical Journals.

The Doctors call me "A Zebra". A Zebra is a person with an illness that is unheard of and perplexing to medical professionals. What they do know is this: The Virus is NOT contagious in any way, shape or form, and because I suffered from Spinal Meningitis as an infant, I am predisposed to it and have developed it 5 more times in my adult life.

In July 2012, my immune system collapsed again and I received my 5th and 6th spinal taps within days of each other. Something went terribly wrong during the 5th tap. I could feel every inch of the large needle ripping through my skin, tissue and muscle. I felt it "pop" when it pierced my spinal cord, and when the doctor couldn't get the fluid to drain, he began wrenching the needle around inside of me. I was screaming at the top of my lungs, begging him to stop, hot tears streaming down my face.

I was in Intensive Care Quarantine for 8 days. My visitors were required to scrub down and wear masks, not to protect them - but to protect ME from them. Since my release in July, I have been seeing a Specialist and undergoing Physical Therapy. I had to learn to walk again. I was out of work for 8 weeks. I was doing well until November 2nd when severe pain caused me to lose the use of my left leg. For days, I was in excruciating pain. I lost all feeling in my face and lips. My ability to taste disappeared, and my nervous system was sending terrible electric "shocks" throughout the left side of my body.

On Nov 7th I underwent a surgical procedure on my spine to help alleviate the pain. I have been recovering since, slowly regaining use of my left leg. I am unable to work right now, and may lose my job entirely. I'm swallowing my pride and admitting that I need HELP. I'm drowning in medical expenses and bills. I do not know when my body will allow me to work again. Necessity trumps foolish pride.

I have left the house about 4 times since my procedure.  I am now required to wear a specially designed back brace and use a walker whenever I go outside.  I have officially been decalred Handi-capped and now have a parking permit.  With the help of very strong medications, and a special back support designed to look like lingerie, I am able to stand and walk normally for short periods and was lucky enough to be able to attend the premiere of 'The Haunted Trailer'. 

I am asking you, my colleagues and friends for charitable donations to help me survive during this difficult time. I understand times are tight for everyone and I will not be hurt or offended if you are unable to donate.

Some very dear friends, Troy Parker, Amy LaFavers, and Sabrina Sin are also in the process of helping to organize a Fundraiser Event that will hopefully include an auction, fashion show, and live performances. We hope to hold this event some time after the New Year.

I want to GIVE BACK and not just take. Proceeds will go towards my doctor & specialist bills, physical therapy, medications and also to keep a roof over my head and food on my table until I am able to work again.

I have also chosen a charity that I would like to make a contribution to with a portion of the proceeds from the Event. The Christopher Reeve Foundation for Spinal Cord Research. No amount is too small and every cent is appreciated. My love and gratitude go to the kind souls who have already donated via PayPal. xoxo, Roxy