Creepy LA: The Los Angeles Halloween Blog


Winners of the 2015 Cadavers Announced – the Southern California Halloween Attraction Awards


CreepyLA is excited to announce the results of the first ever Cadavers: the Southern California Halloween Attractions Awards. The winners were selected by a combination of local haunted attraction reviewers, journalists, and Halloween enthusiasts. The main purpose of the awards, that I plan to be an annual event, is to further encourage fans...

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What Halloween would be complete without at least one zombie movie? Next Friday, October 30th, comes the release of “Scouts Guide to the Apocalypse.” The synopsis: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by...

Attack of the Rotting Corpses: Just What It Says On The Label, But Packed In Grisly Fun


Zombie Joe… that’s a name to conjure with, for underground theater fans in the LA area. Maybe the productions at Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater don’t have Pantages-level budgets, and they might not get the kind of notice that avant-garde shows get when they’re staged downtown by trust fund kids… but ZJUT shows are always worth your...

Tune Your Ears Into Terror: Fake Radio Presents “War of the Worlds” Live, And It’s An On-stage Audio Spectacular


Old-time radio has had a dedicated cult of followers for about 90 years now, and live recreations of old-time radio productions have been knocking around the stage for quite a while. Right now, L.A.’s still got a few troupes doing OTR and reader’s theater—but none of them are (or really, have been) as distinctively authoritative as Fake...

Wicked Lit 2015: Topping the Un-Toppable

Tanya Mironowski in "The Fall of the House of Usher." Photo by Daniel Kitayama.

So this is not your reviewer’s first experience at Wicked Lit in mysterious Altadena, California, but it may just be the best—and that’s saying quite a lot. Previous years have been real delights, with surprises such as a howlingly funny wraparound story involving Franz Mesmer and a truly harrowing telling of the legend of La Llorona. But...