SPECIAL GUESTS 

(subject to change)

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“See, this is the problem with these things. Daddy would have gotten us Uzis.”

We are absolutely excited to announce our first guest for Halloweenapalooza 2021… actress Kelli Maroney!! Kelli is best known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Chopping Mall, and of course the cult classic Night of the Comet!! She has also made television appearances in One Life to Live, Murder, She Wrote, and True Blood!

Come meet Kelli at Halloweenapalooza 2021 at the historic (and haunted) Hotel Ottumwa on October 8th & 9th in Ottumwa, Iowa!

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Halloweenapalooza is beyond thrilled to announce our next guest for Halloweenapalooza 2021… actress Lynn Lowry!!! Lynn is best known for her roles in The Crazies (the original and had a cameo in the remake!!), Shivers, I Drink Your Blood and Model Hunger!! She has also made television appearances in How to Survive a Marriage and Another World!

Come meet Lynn at Halloweenapalooza at the historic (and haunted) Hotel Ottumwa on October 8th & 9th!!

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Halloweenapalooza is THRILLED to announce our next guest for Halloweenapalooza 2021… Writer, director, producer, and actress Debbie Rochon!!! The 90’s Scream Queen of the decade, Debbie’s credits include Abducted 2: The Reunion, Axe to Grind, and in several of Lloyd Kaufman’s Troma Productions, most notably Terror Firmer and Tromeo & Juliet!!! Debbie’s has also appeared on the cover for Fangoria (and wrote her Diary of the Deb column!), Rue Morgue, Vampirella Magazine, and more!! 

Debbie also made her directorial debut with the film Model Hunger (which stars another Halloweenapalooza guest Lynn Lowry!!)

 

Come meet Debbie at Halloweenapalooza at the historic (and haunted) Hotel Ottumwa on October 8th & 9th in Ottumwa, Iowa!

 

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"I've probably done more shower scenes than any actress in history. I've done so many that I'm probably the

cleanest actress in Hollywood."


Halloweenapalooza would like to welcome our next guest... Brinke Stevens!!! Brinke has been in well over 100 films and is best known for her roles in The Slumber Party Massacre, Teenage Excorcist, and Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama!! Brinke has also appeared in the documentary Screaming in High Heels: The Rise & Fall of the Scream Queen Era.

 

Come meet Brinke at Halloweenapalooza 2021 at the historic (and haunted) Hotel Ottumwa, October 8th & 9th in Ottumwa, Iowa.

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We're super pumped that Justin Marxen will be joining us this year!! He had his big break out in 2019's Haunt as the menacing Clown. He starred alongside Nick Stahl, Rose McGowan, and Amy Smart in Dead Awake. As well as being an accomplished actor, he's also a director! He's working on a new series called Quad Cities that we might get to see a little of at Halloweenapalooza.

 

Come meet Justin at Halloweenapalooza 2021 at the historic (and haunted) Hotel Ottumwa, October 8th & 9th in Ottumwa, Iowa.

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We're super excited that BRET & TONY WITH ASH & ABE will be performing a live podcast on Saturday!!

 

Bret & Tony with Ash & Abe is a podcast where four friends come together to discuss a set topic and then go randomly off-topic in ways we never imagined.

 

Every other week we review a random B movie that we find on Shudder. B Movies are the Best Movies.

 

Tweet us: https://www.twitter.com/BretandTony

Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/BretandTony

Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/BretandTony

 

The hosts are (L-R): Tony Miller, Abram Kershner, Ashlyn James, and Bret Royer. New episodes every Wednesday!

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We are very excited to be joined by Stanley Brown and George Wescott, THE POLTERGUYS: the UK's premier paranormal investigation duo! Hailing all the way from Brixton, London, the pair have found a second home in the States, where they have captured some of the most compelling evidence of metaphysical phenomena in the modern era. Armed with only their cameras, ghost hunting paraphernalia, and authentic British good looks, George and Stanley will soon be releasing the first season of their highly anticipated ghost hunting show, filmed entirely on location in some of the most preternatural corners of rural America. The Polterguys will be your guide to the dark...don't forget to keep a light on!

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WILLIAM THE CONJURER is a professional magician who has been wowing audiences since he was a little kid. William has styled his show to be more like that of the classic greats of magic. Though not old-fashioned, William's show evokes the bygone era of the "Gentleman Magician", where the job of the magician was to entertain and astound, not to shock and embarrass his audience.

 

Come see William the Conjurer at Halloweenapalooza 2021!

 

He will be performing at 1pm on Saturday!

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Not only is BILL FISHER a stand-up horror comic, writer, podcaster, but he's also a fan of horror, reading, wrestling, sweet jams, and all forms of silliness.

You'll get a couple chances to see Bill's stand up. He will be performing at 11pm on Friday at the after-party and 9:30pm Saturday after the awards and before we watch Rocky Horror!

VENDORS

Whether it is comedy or horror that you’re ailing for, Prescribed Films has the cure. Formed in 2000, PF has been working movie magic with one goal in mind, creating movies that people love to watch. 

Mike "MilKy" Baxter is a local artist with a flare for the wicked. We're super excited to have him and his amazing talents with us this year.

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From our haunted home of Mason City, Iowa, we create latex masks props and other haunt and horror related merchandise!

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We are a husband and wife team that took a chance at doing what we love. Art, films, and shirts are a passion of ours so we have combined them into the amazing wearable art you see before you. We travel across America slinging our shirts, and meeting new friends. Its a good life.

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Harley Ramsey is the author of the novella "Judgement" (a bizarre and twisted peek into the sins of the slaughter). He's also actively involved in Haunted Houses and other seasonal spookiness. So meet a very dark and creative soul whose works of fiction will keep you awake with the lights on.

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Death Stitch Custom Clothing offers 100% handcrafted, handpicked, and painstakingly matched upcycled t-shirt flannels, bags, as well as other handmade surprises at some of our shows. We put a lot of love into what we make, so you can feel the love, too.

Awesome Collectibles have awesome toys and jewelry!

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Art of JAR: Professional Painter, Illustrator, Comic Book Creator who combines both traditional and digital mediums.

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Comics, graphic novels, toys, collectibles, games, and more!

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Toy hunt by day; rock by night. The members of the punk rock band X-Ray Mary come together to talk about their other love, collecting toys. Focusing on G.I. Joe, Masters of the Universe, and Transformers, these guys love that colorful plastic.

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I am an artist living in Chicago. My specialty is pop culture illustration and portraiture. My art has been collected across the globe. Currently I’m a featured artist at Transistor in Andersonville, Chicago.

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From their secret cocktail lounge, buried deep in the frozen Land of 10,000 Lakes, Scott, Mary and Dave watch a wide range of horror movies, test out unique "theme" drinks, and discuss their thoughts on the genre. For even more info, visit their website, "monstermoviehappyhour.com" They ask you to join them . . . at your peril!

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Bonanza Buttons - Your source for unique and vintage buttons, as well as original, one of a kind and custom buttons!

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Bigfoot for Breakfast, home of the mysterious and macabre, is a research-based entertainment podcast that is dedicated to the exploration of anything of a mysterious nature throughout the United States and beyond.

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Joleene Naylor is the author of the glitter-less Amaranthine vampire universe, a world where vampires aren't for children. Comprised of a main series, a standalone prequel, and several short story collections, she has plans to continue expanding with a trilogy and several standalone novels.

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High on the Hog is a grindhouse crime thriller starring horror icon Sid Haig, Joe Estevez, and Robert Z’Dar. Written and Produced by Kevin Lockhart, this exploitation film features some of the most controversial topics of our time: marijuana, dirty cops, and serial killers - all with the fun addition of sex and rock n' roll. A wild ride from start to finish, High on the Hog is an action-packed grindhouse film with heart of gold.

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I’ve been creating comics and other visual stories since 2011 and launched my first print comic series, Champions, in 2016. Alongside comics, I’ve worked in numerous educational settings thanks to being a teaching artist with both the South Dakota and Nebraska arts councils.

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My Bleeding Ears is a podcast which discusses Horror, Action, Sci-Fi and Cult movies.

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A great place to find at unique-to-you, handcrafted, creation!

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The Movie Defenders podcast is the only podcast on the internet where the hosts won't spend hours nitpicking and bashing the movies you love! Check out the latest episodes and hear us analyze your favorite movies without getting cheap laughs by bashing every tiny thing wrong with them.

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Ennen's Emporium - Oddities | Antiques | Smoke

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Some of the best film scores ever have been made for the horror genre. A great horror film score can foreshadow an ominous happening, misdirect the viewer with red herring themes or heighten the terror. Music is necessary to establish the connection the viewer feels to the protagonists, so much so that the pulse races when a familiar score cue starts playing, prompting us to yell at the screen, “Don’t go in there, stupid!” 

Lots of fun and spooky Halloween items coming.