FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Detroit, MI -- July 2, 2013 -- August conventions bring two chances to rub elbows with the hosts of The Projection Booth podcast (www.projection-booth.com), Mike White and Rob St. Mary.
On August 17 & 18, 2013, the inaugural Zombie Con happens at Michigan's premiere film school, the Motion Picture Institute (MPI) in Troy, Michigan, USA.
Zombie Con brings together Horror Fans, Creators, Artists, Novelists, Film Makers and Zombie Lovers of all ages. The event features guest speakers, zombie-themed art for sale, make-up demonstrations, inter-active events, and a zombie beauty pageant! The convention includes a two-day film festival with rare and world premieres of zombie movies including the award-winning documentary Birth of the Living Dead ahead of its worldwide release from First Run Features and Portrait of a Zombie from Ireland.
Mike White and Rob St. Mary will be part of Zombie Con's panel discussions along with Dave Alexander (Rue Morgue magazine), author David Hayes (Cinema Head Cheese) and others TBA.
Running August 22-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center, the Festival of Fear features panels, attractions and celebrity guests including several previous guests of The Projection Booth podcast like Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins), Lloyd Kaufman (Tromeo and Juliet, The Toxic Avenger, Terror Firmer).
Mike White will be a part of the "Misadventures in Horror Podcasting" panel moderated by the Godfather of Horror Talk Radio and host of the Rue Morgue Podcast, Stuart Feedback Andrews. The panel takes you down the rabbit hole of podcasting delirium with Last Chance Lance (Rue Morgue), Michael Felsher (Dead Pit Radio), Alexandra West and Andrea "Hellbat" Subissati (The Faculty of Horror). Feedback and company will explore the ins and outs, and highs and lows, of proliferating in the dark realm of horror talk radio.
Projection Booth Website: http://www.projection-booth.com
Zombie Con Website: http://mark43094.wix.com/detroit-zombie-con
Festival of Fear Website: http://www.fanexpocanada.com/horror-guests
About The Projection Booth Podcast:
Started in March 2011, The Projection Booth is a weekly podcast that examines films of every stripe from unreleased films to cult classics to overlooked gems to mainstream fare. Mike White and Rob St. Mary discuss the merits of the films and place them into cinematic context often with the help of academics, experts, and the people who made the films.