Verrrrry scary: San Antonio horror host E. Spanto
With Halloween almost upon us, we decided that it might be a good time to sit down with E. Spanto, the horrific host of “Bloodshot Theatre,” a locally produced horror-film showcase that airs on Time Warner Cable’s public access channel. His proclivity for digging up movies [Read it all...]
Good People is a 2009 short film from The Darkness, a San Antonio-based special FX and production company. They specialize in a variety of products from Custom Masks and Props, Special FX and FX Makeup, Haunted House Consulting, Video Production, and Post Production & Editing. They provide Hollywood quality work and products at reasonable and affordable [Read it all...]
This year’s Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot was released last week, celebrating the best of 2009 in horror literature as recognized by the Horror Writers Association. Congrats to San Antonio’s own Joe McKinney who has two of his works on the list. QUARANTINED is a preliminary selection in the category of Superior [Read it all...]
It was only a matter of time before I read this one. I work at a popular San Antonio bookstore, and I try to shelve the sci-fi and fantasy books whenever I can. It was the cover of The Devil’s Alphabet that initially drew my attention with its gloriously creepy upside-down eyes staring back at me every [Read it all...]
Nightmare on Grayson's Gordon Wise…and friends
For twenty years now, there’s been one address for Halloween horror in San Antonio — 201 East Grayson Street. Not that you need to be told, if you live in this town, but that’s the home of Nightmare on Grayson, San Antonio’s longest-running, and still the best, haunted house. Director of Operations [Read it all...]
DAMNABLE author Hank Schwaeble. Photo by Sanford Allen.
HANK SCHWAEBLE, a Houston-based thriller writer and attorney, recently passed through San Antonio to promote his debut novel, DAMNABLE. Hank’s Berkley/Jove book walks the line between thriller and horror story, exploring the seductive nature of evil. Its protagonist, Jake Hatcher, is a morally ambiguous former military [Read it all...]
Hank Schwaeble's Damnable.
Queue up, horror fans. Houston writer and attorney HANK SCHWAEBLE will be signing copies of his first novel, DAMNABLE, at THE TWIG BOOK SHOP on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Hank will be at the store from 2-4 p.m. promoting the new Penguin/Putnam paperback. Damnable is the story of a disgraced special military [Read it all...]
The San Antonio Horrific Film Fest is so chock full of films it may be hard to decide which ones to see. There are four that stand out to us at Mission Unknown as must-see movies. The following films have deep San Antonio roots and deserve your consideration:
Dr. S Battles the Sex Crazed Reefer [Read it all...]
It’s time for the second annual SAN ANTONIO HORRIFIC FILM FEST, your chance to see a great sampling of scary movies from San Antonio and beyond!
Over the course of the festival (August 27-30) you will have the opportunity to see countless films, meet horror film celebrities and check out the wares from an array [Read it all...]