Chiller 2002: Celebrities

Costumes / Celebrities / Vendors / Return to Story CineSchlocker fave Michael Berryman swears yours truly is the spitting image of Hills Have Eyes auteur Wes Craven. Whatever you say, big guy.   Seduction Cinema sirens Darian Caine and Ruby LaRocca (left, in a fetching chapeaux).   Not only is Joe Fleishaker the "biggest" star […]

Chiller 2002: Vendors

Costumes / Celebrities / Vendors / Return to Story The NY City Liquidators booth buzzed all weekend with bootleg, er, cut-rate DVDs being just five dollars!   Dr. Jones needn’t search any farther than Chiller.   Own your own underappreciated mutant serial killer from Dungeon of Design.   Kong encourages Godzilla to eat his greens. […]

Chiller 2002: Costumes

Costumes / Celebrities / Vendors / Return to Story The Saturday night costume contest is the apex of any Chiller extravaganza, especially the Halloween expo. First up, a beer-toting John McClane of Die Hard fame hollers like a banshee.   Herbert West Re-Animator lugs around Dr. Hill’s ever-lovin’ noggin.   G.I. Joe geeks who once […]

BatCon 2001

Return to Story Getting your picture made with it was a lot like negotiating with the dancers at Cabaret Royale. It’s free just to stare or have a friend snap your giddy mug along side, $10 to get behind the wheel, and if you behave yourself, they’ll flash the headlights. Now, if you didn’t bring […]

Comic-Con 2004: Costumes

Celebrities / Vendors / Costumes / Return to Story Like The Force, Elvis, is all around us. Even in a galaxy far, far away.   Boba and pals apprehend some rebel scum.   Security’s tight at the Lucas pavilion.   You are one ugly …   Original dynamic duo duds!   Forgive me, I’m a […]

Roswell: Day One

Day One / Day Two / Day Three / Bonus / Return to Story Just 500 miles of highway separate yours truly from the adventure that awaits at the eighth annual Roswell UFO Festival.   Not only are extraterrestrials WELCOME in Roswell, they’re encouraged to stop in for a reasonably-priced roast beef sandwich with Horsey […]

Comic-Con 2004: Celebrities

Celebrities / Vendors / Costumes / Return to Story Ladies and gents, we have COREY CONVERGENCE!!! Corey Feldman and Corey Haim tout The Lost Boys special edition.   Seduction Cinema sensation and CineSchlocker muse Julian Wells makes her first convention appearance.   Guess I’m her No. 1 fan, as yours truly is the first to […]

Roswell: Day Three

Day One / Day Two / Day Three / Bonus / Return to Story My final day in Roswell begins early with the 8th annual Alien Chase. Contestants were outfitted with antenna, alien-themed T-shirts and shorts for the 5K and 10K races. I won a nifty 2nd-place flying saucer for the 5K walk among men […]

Chiller 2003: Costumes

Celebrities / Costumes / Vendors / Return to Story The Saturday night costume contest is the zenith of any Chiller weekend, especially the Halloween expo. Here diminutive incarnations of Leatherface, Jason and Freddy await their public.   Tragically, moments later, these three inadvertently crossed streams and irradiated a fellow fan garbed in a tragically unhip […]

Roswell: Day Two

Day One / Day Two / Day Three / Bonus / Return to Story This sucker came to rest right along HWY 380. Conveniently in front of the original Crash Down Diner.   Wielands Yucca Emporium featured a variety of unusual concrete lawn ornaments. Surely famed abductee Whitley Strieber wouldn’t begrudge this blue beastie.   […]