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Tuesday Terrors: The Awakening and Smiley Reviews by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(February 12, 2013)
This week in Tuesday Terrors we have reviews of three new horror films, rating news from The Walking Dead, and a slew of new trailers.

Tuesday Terrors: House at the End of the Street by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(February 06, 2013)
Welcome back to Tuesday Terrors! This week we’ve got casting news for Dexter Season 8, American Horror Story Season 3, and a ton of other news. We’ve also got reviews of two films and two books!

Daryls Walker Survival Guide by Chuck Francisco, Columnist and Insomniac
(February 06, 2013)
As we prepare to once again face the moaning undead masses of AMC's The Walking Dead (resuming February 10), it's important to take stock of all the assets available to protect us. It would be folly to wait until you're surrounded by walkers to plan your

From the Vault: Made for TV Horror Films Part 2 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(February 03, 2013)
This week we take a look at five more of the best made-for-TV horror films of the 1970s. Check out last week’s coverage (here) which featured our look at: Duel, Dying Room Only, Salem’s Lot, Trilogy of Terror, and Satan’s School for Girls.

From the Vault: Made for TV Horror Films by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(January 27, 2013)
Today, made-for-TV horror movies boil down to cheapo flicks on the SyFy network featuring has-been actors (if you’re lucky). But this was not always the case. The 1970s was the golden age of made-for-tv horrors. You had only three networks and a handf

From the Vault: Kolchak by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(January 20, 2013)
We have heard of one-hit wonders in music but there can also be one-hit wonders when it comes to TV shows. Those are the shows that for whatever reasons just never caught on beyond a single season yet would go on to become cult classics. For a certain yo

Tuesday Terrors: Guillermo del Toro confirms DC Comics Dark Universe by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(January 15, 2013)
This week in Tuesday Terrors we’ve got news on two Guillermo del Toro film projects, new horror trailers, and reviews of two new films and one new book.

Golden Globes Winners 2013 by Robert T. Trate , News Editor
(January 13, 2013)
Many say the Golden Globes are a mirror reflection for what will happen at the Academy Awards in February. If that is true, then Ben Affleck would probably win the Best Director Award for Argo. Well, that isn’t going to happen since he wasn’t even nomi

Tuesday Terrors: The latest in horror news and reviews! by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(January 01, 2013)
Welcome to the first Tuesday Terrors of 2013! This week we’ve got news about NBC’s Munster’s re-boot Mockingbird Lane—and it’s not good—as well as looks at lots of new toys, and a pile of new trailers!

15 Forgotten Christmas Specials by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(December 07, 2012)
For over 40 years Charlie Brown, Rudolph, The Grinch, and Frosty have visited our homes every holiday season like old friends. Kids who grew up watching these holiday specials during the 1960s and 1970s have been able to share them with their kids and eve

11 Essential Holiday Genre Episodes by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(December 03, 2012)
The holidays are a tricky time for television. More often than not, TV shows go on hiatus for the holidays. There was a time when this wasn’t so. There were also a few TV shows that broke with convention and had the holiday play a part of the episode. Ot

Dan Vs. Exclusive Clip by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(November 30, 2012)
Mania obtained an exclusive clip of this week’s episode of Dan Vs. This week it’s “Dan Vs. The Boss” and Dan is forced to get a temp job to pay his rent, his aggressive behavior helps him climb the corporate ladder. The guest this week is Felicia D

From the Vault: Thriller by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(November 18, 2012)
Long after becoming the biggest horror icon of the 1930s and 1940s, Boris Karloff turned his attention to conquering the small screen. Using Twilight Zone as a template, Karloff hosted his own mystery/horror anthology show called Thriller from 1960 – 19

Tuesday Terrors: Mockingbird Lane Lives! by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(October 16, 2012)
Mockingbird Lane lives after all! After earlier rumors that NBC had shelved the Munsters re-imaging, it looks like Herman, Lilly, and Grandpa will arrive after all. As Halloween nears, NBC turns Friday, October 26 into Fright Night when it premieres the

Tuesday Terrors: True Blood, The Walking Dead, And American Horror Story Asylum News by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(October 09, 2012)
It’s another big week in Tuesday Terrors with reviews of Bait 3D and The Tall Man. We’ve also got casting news for True Blood Season 6, a new featurette for American Horror Story Asylum, new The Walking Dead figures, and as usual a crypt full of new t

From the Vault: Scooby Doo Movies by Tim Janson, Keeper fo the Vault
(October 07, 2012)
Since its debut in 1969, Scooby Doo has become one of the most enduring animated characters of all time with numerous series’, animated and live-action films produced. For a young cartoon addict like myself growing up in the 1970s, getting up early on S

Mania Exclusive: Transformers Prime Clip by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(September 26, 2012)
Mania obtained an exclusive clip from this week’s Transformer’s Prime episode: “Alpha / Omega”. This week the Autobots learn of the Omega Keys and the incredible secret they hold, while Megatron takes extreme measures to harness the power of the Pr

From the Vault: Marvel Super Heroes by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(September 22, 2012)
As a kid I can remember coming home from school to flip on WXON TV here in the Detroit area to watch my favorite comic book heroes every afternoon.  In 1966, Marvel Comics, still a budding young company dipped their toes in the water of animation by bring

From the Vault: Spies by Tim Janson, Columnist
(September 16, 2012)
The 1960s was the Golden Age of spy films. After the first James Bond film, Dr. No came out in 1962, theaters as well as television screens became flooded with spies. Films like The Liquidator, The Spy who Came in From the Cold, In Like Flint, Funeral In

From the Vault: The Munsters by Tim Janson, Tim Janson
(September 02, 2012)
This week in from the Vault we take a fond look back at The Munsters TV series, perhaps the greatest TV series ever for “Monster Kids” including a look at the 2008 DVD release of the complete series from Universal.

Mania 2012 Fall Picks by Mania Staff, Columnists, Geeks, and Fanboys
(August 01, 2012)
Fall always brings with it the promise of the new and the exciting…new TV shows, hot new holiday films, and the most sought after video games of the year. Is it any wonder why Fall is the best season of the year? Here are a few of the items on Mania’

The Geek Life: The Walking Dead: Escape by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Geek
(July 19, 2012)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is going on in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games, and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life runs from the Walking Dead.

Comic Con 2012 Cosplay Babes and Heroes by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 13, 2012)
Comic Con can have varying levels of Cosplay; each with their own take and interpretation of characters. Friday featured tons of people either getting ready for the big contest (on Saturday) or showing off their stuff. What we here at Mania love to celebra

8 Gut Wrenching Moments from The Spider-Friends by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(July 04, 2012)
With each of the Spider-Man movies provided to us by Sam Raimi, I always thought Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends would get some kind of royal DVD or Blu-ray treatment. With each and every movie there seems to be some sort of tie-in or re-release and thi

Tuesday Terrors: Walking Dead: The Magazine coming in October by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(July 03, 2012)
Time again for another Tuesday Terrors and I have my own horror story to share. Finally got my Toshiba laptop back after it crashed just 40 days after buying it.