Author: Tony Urban

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Monster Mania Madness

About 2 weeks ago I ventured into South Jersey for the Monster Mania horror convention.  I’ve been going to the shows since 2009 and even though the skyrocketing prices annoy me, I still enjoy making an appearance and meeting a few B and C list celebrities.  The highlight of this event was the star of NBC’s Hannibal, Mads Mikkelsen.  I… Read more →

Coming soon

This weekend I’ll be taking photographs at the Monster Mania Horror Convention in New Jersey. Photos of pseudo-famous people and cos-players coming soon. I’m also picking up a truckload (not really) of books from my publisher so if you want to buy Travelogue of Horror let me know and I’ll hook you up. If you don’t buy it, I’ll probably… Read more →

My what big feet you have...

Aliens in Pennsylvania

Today I visited my first UFO Festival and it was tucked away in the tiny village of Kecksburg, Pennsylvania.  I’d been to Kecksburg before when I was writing the “Travelogue of Horror” book.  You see, decades ago, an object fell from the sky and landed in this offshoot of Mount Pleasant, PA.  The US military descended upon the town and… Read more →

Home to the Lords of Salem?

Want to buy a Zombie House?

A Rob Zombie house, that is. I just learned that rock star turned horror director Rob Zombie is selling his ridiculously picturesque home in Connecticut. I visited his estate in 2009 (from the street, of course) and was a little disappointed that it wasn’t more imposing. I don’t know what I expected… Maybe some skeletons or pentagrams.  Or at least… Read more →

Night of the Living Dead filming locations - Travelogue of Horror

Night of the Living Dead filming locations

NOTLD90, a fantastic facebook page by Jonas Barbosa which celebrates Tom Savini’s Night of the Living Dead remake, recently featured some photos I took when visiting the filming locations for Travelogue of Horror. You can check them out on FB or I’ll include a gallery below. These were some of the first horror movie filming locations I visited in 2009… Read more →