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Rondal is a full-fledged horror fan and die hard "strange kid" who tackles each day with Red Bull-induced vigor with a side of unadulterated violence. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Strange Kids Club, a virtual clubhouse of adolescent enthusiasm in addition to being Co-Editor of Fuel Your Illustration and an occasional contributor to the video game blog, StartFrag.

Interview with Justin Erickson, New Art Director for Rue Morgue Magazine

Interview with Justin Erickson, New Art Director for Rue Morgue Magazine

Tweet Last we met with illustrator/graphic designer Justin Erickson (read the interview) he and his co-conspirer, Paige Reynolds, had just launched Phantom City Creative. Since then, the duo have rocked out a buttload of horror-inspired art posters for the likes of TwitchFilm, Mondo Tees, Anchor Bay Entertainment and more. Beyond that, Erickson himself has recently […]




The Dude Speaks – Interview with Poster Designer Thomas Hodge

The Dude Speaks – Interview with Poster Designer Thomas Hodge

Tweet Well make me a ham sandwich and call me Granny! It’s been awhile since my last contribution to the ole’ Blood Sprayer, but that’s with good reason. You see, I’ve been undercover for the past few months as part of a sooper-secret strike force sent to infiltrate and interview the ominous artist known only […]




Creature Feature’s 4th Annual “October Shadows” Art Show

Creature Feature’s 4th Annual “October Shadows” Art Show

Tweet For those of you who happen to live in California, the twisted fiends at Creature Features have got a real treat for you coming this Sunday, October 2nd… the fourth annual October Shadows art show! That’s right, not only does this weekend serve as the official kick-off of every horror fans favorite holiday, it’s […]




Lee Hardcastle’s “T is for Toilet” Will Have You Peeing Your Pants

Lee Hardcastle’s “T is for Toilet” Will Have You Peeing Your Pants

Tweet Take that as you will, but director/animator Lee Hardcastle‘s latest film project will have you soiling your britches from sheer terror or laughter (take your pick). You may recognize Hardcastle’s work from the insanely popular and gruesomely gory claymation shorts Chainsaw Maid 2, The Evil Dead in 60 Seconds or The Exorcist in 60 […]




Murder Inside the Lines- A Review of Miguel Angel Vivas’ “Kidnapped”

Murder Inside the Lines- A Review of Miguel Angel Vivas’ “Kidnapped”

Tweet Director: Miguel Ángel Vivas Writer: Miguel Ángel Vivas & Javier Garcia Starring: Fernando Cayo, Manuela Velles, Ana Wagener, Guillermo Barrientos, Nartijn Kuiper, Dritan Biba, Xoel Yanez, Pepo Suevos Tagline: Take your last breath. Release Date: June 15, 2011 (VOD) and June 17, 2011 (Limited Theatrical) Official Site: www.ifcfilms.com In recent years, IFC Films has […]




By the Skin of Their Teeth- A Review of Justin Timpane’s “Ninjas vs Vampires”

By the Skin of Their Teeth- A Review of Justin Timpane’s “Ninjas vs Vampires”

Tweet Director: Justin Timpane Writer: Justin Timpane Starring: Jay Saunders, Daniel Ross and Cory Okouchi Tagline: None Release Date: May 2011 on DVD Official Site: www.ninjasvsvampires.com Sometimes it takes a certain perspective to be able to review an indie film… a special sense of disbelief if you will. Such was my experience with one of […]




Little Shops of Horror: London 1888 w/ Owner Christopher Ott

Little Shops of Horror: London 1888 w/ Owner Christopher Ott

Tweet Thanks to the internet, the world of horror art has become an exponentially smaller place. However, there always seem to be something (or in this case someone) new to discover and in the end that’s what I love most about being a horror– it never grows old, it never dies, it simple reinvents itself. […]




Little Shops of Horror: Wax Eye w/ Artist Joe Simko

Little Shops of Horror: Wax Eye w/ Artist Joe Simko

Tweet There’s a new way for all of us horror fans to enjoy breakfast in the morning and it’s all courtesy of a man named Joe Simko. He’s a real rocknrolla with a “sweet rot” for poking fun at pop culture and he’s bringing his brand of stylized parody products to the masses this Spring […]




Shameless Plug: Strange Kid Comix Anthology #1

Shameless Plug: Strange Kid Comix Anthology #1

Tweet With the blessing of our beloved leader, Wes, I present a shameless plug of the upcoming Strange Kid Comix Anthology for your ocular enjoyment. For those of you who aren’t aware, when I’m not busy get filthy here on Bloodsprayer I run a little site called Strange Kids Club— focused more on nerd nostalgia […]




Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Tweet “I love you, I need you, I’ll get you, I’ll eat you, Hungry like a wolf, excited as you hit the floor… Antropophagus.” -Anna & The Psychomen Antropophagus: The Beast (aka The Grim Reaper) is an 80s Italian horror film by the infamous Joe D’Amato. D’Amato, whose directorial credits include other cult horror films […]




Video Nasties: Evilspeak (1981)

Video Nasties: Evilspeak (1981)

Tweet Warning: this review contains scenes of nudity. In a decade full of computer-obsessed films like WarGames, Deadly Friend, and Tron; director Eric Weston’s Evilspeak has seemingly become one of the less remembered (except by genre fans) due in no small part to the overbearing mass censorship of the British Board of Film Censors early […]




Women in Horror: An Interview w/ Artist Asia Eriksen

Women in Horror: An Interview w/ Artist Asia Eriksen

Tweet As Women in Horror Month officially comes to a close this weekend, I’d like to share one last femme fatale deserving attention for her contributions to the field of horror and art in general: Asia Eriksen! As a wife, a mother, an artist, and a fan of horror; Asia’s work is shaped by a […]




Little Shops of Horrors: Diabolik DVD w/ Co-Founder Jesse Nelson

Little Shops of Horrors: Diabolik DVD w/ Co-Founder Jesse Nelson

Tweet If you’re a horror fan, then you’ve likely heard of Diabolik DVD, if not then get ready to find your gateway to cult film glory. Specializing in “hard to find horror, cult, asian, and import DVDs,” the company has long history of providing fans with those small fixes of genre bliss that can’t be […]




Johnny Tabor Dares You to Evoke the Mystery of ‘Folklore’

Johnny Tabor Dares You to Evoke the Mystery of ‘Folklore’

Tweet With online access and social media pressing the gap between big budget Hollywood and DIY indie films ever closer, the competition for film makers to get their work noticed has perhaps gotten tougher than ever. Much like Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, and Michael C. Williams did with The Blair Witch Project it requires some […]




Down with a Sickness- A Review of Christopher Smith’s “Black Death”

Down with a Sickness- A Review of Christopher Smith’s “Black Death”

Tweet Director: Christopher Smith Writer: Dario Poloni Starring: Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, David Warner, Carice Van Houten, Kimbereley Nixon Tagline: Journey into Hell. Release Date: Currently on Video-On-Demand, In Theaters March 2011 Official Site: www.blackdeathfilm.com As the premise of Christopher Smith’s latest film, Black Death, the bubonic plague is is perhaps “one of the most […]




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