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Nerve in Ferndale

A busking musician wearing bunny-ears played trumpet in front of the Boston Tea Room tonight — not entirely a-typical for Ferndale — but this particular horn-player heralded the last of Nerve’s pop up performances before their full production of “Alice” … Continue reading

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Submit your Horror Film to the Three Corpse Circus Film Festival

The Three Corpse Circus is soliciting submissions for their 5th Annual Film Festival coming up in October, 2014. The Three Corpse Circus event brings together horror artists and fans to enjoy their passion for the macabre at a day-long film … Continue reading

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Some Friendly Advice derived from Nerve’s “Welcome to the Rabbit Hole”

Generally good advice: if the White King asks you to play chess, think twice, but if the Red Queen invites you to dance, you should probably run. Unless you’ve encountered these royal figures during Nerve’s “Welcome to the Rabbit Hole” … Continue reading

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News Flash: Winter is OVER: Violin Monster is RETURNING to Ann Arbor

This just in to the DailyNightmare News Network: Beloved lycanthropic fiddler known as Violin Monster is reportedly in mid-migration BACK to the streets of Ann Arbor, just in time for the Festifools Parade this weekend. Locals are heartened by this … Continue reading

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Dailynightmare’s Best of 2013

2013 was a horrifically exciting year for the denizens of the Dailynightmare.com. We undertook new projects, traveled to new places, and made new connections. Here’s a look back at the highlights of 2013: Face casting date and followup We ventured … Continue reading

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Happy Krampusnacht to You!

If you haven’t been informed: beware! Today is the day that St Nicholas and his mountain troll companion, Krampus, come to visit to the children. To the good little ones, St Nicholas gives gifts, but bad children are punished by … Continue reading

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21st Annual Marshall City Rec Haunted Trail

Of all the holiday seasons, the Doktor and I enjoy Halloween best of all. We have our traditions — Nosferatu at the Michigan Theater, decorations and frightening foods, the masques and costumes, the surprises and treats — and we’ve made … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre 2013 “The Procession”

Theatre Bizarre is a little hard to describe: a masquerade run amok, immersive environmental theatre, a derelict circus ressurected for just one more night of tattered debauchery… In a different world, I would studiously document John Dunivant‘s magnum opus for … Continue reading

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Vincent Price Film Festival

What better way to get in the proper mood for the Halloween holiday season than indulging in the cinematic brilliance of that master of horror movies, Vincent Price. Happily, the historic Redford Theatre in nearby Detroit, Michigan will host a … Continue reading

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Party like Poe (& Corman) at “Masquerade of the Red Death”

We at the DailyNightmare go ga-ga for Roger Corman‘s lush 60’s adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe‘s stories, and “Masque of the Red Death (1964)” is one of the more lurid and fantastic in the series. So imagine our DELIGHT to … Continue reading

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Creepy Art at the Ugly Mug, Ypsi and Three Corpse Circus

Gracing the lobby of the Michigan Theatre at last night’s Three Corpse Circus was a collection of creepy art. The photos here don’t do it justice but if you missed it at the screening, the work will be up all … Continue reading

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Noshing and Hobnobbing with the Three Corpses

Tonight at Lena, in downtown Ann Arbor, the editorial board of the DailyNightmare had a serious sit-down with seven of the Corpses behind The Three Corpse Circus. Over plantain and blackberry infused liquor, we plotted the future, mused about world … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre Tickets!

Today, Elsa and I scored a pair of tickets to Theatre Bizarre, the creepiest spectacle in the Motor City. This year’s theme is The Procession, and fittingly, the line was long but briskly moving in front of the Rust Belt … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: “The Impy” Awards Cinematic Excellence in Midwest Snob Horror

Three Corpse Circus in proud conjunction with DailyNightmare.com announce “The Impy,” an award for cinematic excellence in short horror film, to be awarded at this year’s Three Corpse Circus, September 28, 2013 at the Historic Michigan Theatre in downtown Ann … Continue reading

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Sipping Absinthe on Bourbon Street

I avoided the Hurricanes, but I imbibed many tasty concoctions while in New Orleans last month. In what I swear is my final post about the World Horror Convention, please permit a brief boozy retrospective: • ABSINTHE • I vividly … Continue reading

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Dead Residents of New Orleans

Elsa and I could squeeze in only a bit of sight-seeing given the tight programming schedule of World Horror Convention / Bram Stoker Award Weekend. The sight we saw? New Orleans Cemetery #1, of course. We weren’t the only horror … Continue reading

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Robbed by a Pirate in New Orleans!

I was robbed by a pirate while I was in New Orleans this weekend for the Bram Stoker Award Weekend/ World Horror Convention. I should explain. The World Horror Convention is a trade show, more or less, for folks involved … Continue reading

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Motor City Nightmares April 2013 — Some Snob Highlights

Being a horror snob makes me a freak, not only among those Upstanding Citizens who view horror as morally suspect, but also to some degree among average horror fans. MotorCity Nightmares caters primarily to those average horror fans, eager for … Continue reading

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Holiday Horror Party

Last Saturday night, a dozen folks from the Great Lake Association of Horror Writers gathered for our annual holiday party of eggnog, finger food (which Elsa took a bit TOO seriously) and holiday themed horror movies. There are many to … Continue reading

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Theatre Bizarre – 2012 – “The Summoning”

Last Saturday evening, Elsa and I dolled ourselves up but good and trotted down to the 2012 offering of Theatre Bizarre called The Summoning. We return with a heart full of fond memories and a clawful of blurry photos. Let … Continue reading

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