Episode 32 – Conventions: The Promoters!

In our final episode in our Convention Trilogy, where we’ve covered the fans and the dealers, but now take a step back even further to the ones that put on the show in the first place, the promoters. These are the people that rent the hotels and convention centers, get the guests, round the vendors, do the advertising, promotions, all in the hopes that fans show up and have a good time. When things go wrong, they take the heat for it, but seldom get the credit when things go right. To get insight into that side of the conventions, we’ve invited Nathan Hanneman, editor in chief of HorrorHound Magazine and the main man behind the Horrorhound Weekend conventions.

Episode 13: Joe D’Amato with Aaron Crowell

Have you seen Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977), Beyond the Darkness (1979) Anthropophagus (1980), or Absurd (1981)? These are the four films from the one and only Aristide Massaccesi, better known as Joe D’Amato! Joining us in this fun discussion is HorrorHound’s Managing Editor, Aaron Crowell! D’Amato’s films were known to be outrageous, filled with some unbelievable gore as well as sleaze and pure craziness. I mean, when is the last time you saw a guy feasting on his own guts?!?!?

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