Aside from Halloween, Friday the 13th may be the next most-celebrated holiday for haunters. But, why? What inspired legions of folks to suffer from triskaidekaphobia and fueled a nearly 40-year old slasher franchise? Some say the history is rooted to the time of the last supper, and some say the middle ages, but the most… Read more »
Welcome back, haunters and hauntees! September has returned and with it all the amazing indicators of the impeding season ahead. Just like you, we await the doors of our favorite attractions to creak open and awaken the spirits from their long off-season slumber. Soon, the air will be filled with the sound of shrieks and… Read more »
Well-known and much beloved Chicago makeup FX artist Stevie Calabrese (instructor at Kosart Atelier and lead makeup artist at The Realm of Terror) will be competing in Season 9 of the Syfy channel’s show FACE OFF. Everybody here at Dark Chicago will be rooting for her each week! Go #TeamStevie! Face Off Season 9 premieres… Read more »
Well known and respected in the Chicago haunted attraction community, Stephanie Masco is a multi-talented actor, artist and designer, a veteran of Statesville Haunted Prison and Amhurst Asylum, and now a contestant on Season 8 of the Syfy channel’s hit special effects makeup reality show Face Off, premiering this January. We’ll be rooting for you… Read more »
The new season of Days of the Living Dead launches on Saturday, September 13th!