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Creepy Culture


on May 12, 2014 | Leave a comment

Wanna know how Don Mancini came up with the name for Charles Lee Ray (aka Chucky) in Child’s Play? Read on.

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Cinemacabre, Daddy's Little Monster

Daddy’s Little Monster: Child’s Play

on March 1, 2011 | 15 Comments

Welcome to our newest column, Daddy’s Little Monster. Ron McKenzie and his daughter Emma will be breaching the generation gap to take a fresh look at horror classics, and give their personal spin on contemporary genre films, as well. First up is Child’s Play. Take it away, Ron…

When I met with Dave to discuss ideas for an ongoing column in the Abattoir, we looked at a few options. It was one suggestion he made, though, that seemed like a perfect fit. “You and Emma should do a father-daughter tag team review.” Emma’s my eleven-year-old daughter and a “monster kid” since the age of four. Lately, I’ve been introducing her to the films that made me a horror fan. Some, she’s loved. Others, not so much (we don’t see eye-to-eye on Romero’s Dead series – her thoughts on Dawn of the Dead are controversial, to say the least ).

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News and Events

Chucky vs. Peaches Christ!

on January 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

This is too weird/cool not to share. Saturday, February 12, at San Francisco’s Victoria Theater, cross-dressing camp icon Peaches Christ hosts When Chucky Meets Peaches Christ: A Monster-Sized Tribute is Born With Jennifer Tilly and Don Mancini.

Uh… what the hell?

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