The Dark “Days”: Uncovering the Days of the Dead Convention

In 2011, Adolfo Dorta, Bill Philputt and Rick Lara, started what would become one of the biggest Horror-genre conventions in the United States- Days of the Dead. The convention had its first show in Indianapolis, Indiana, and took off from there, having dates in other cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, and even Las Vegas. The convention has brought in some rather big names such as Tobin Bell (Saw franchise), Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws), Lisa … Read more

Days of the Dead Facing Backlash Over Suicidal “Dark Humor” Photo

Yesterday, horror-genre convention Days of the Dead began facing backlash and much outrage from their community because a staff member posted a rather disturbing and controversial photo. The photo shows a second staff member at the Days of the Dead Indianapolis event holding a teddy bear he purchased from a vendor. The bear has the face of comedian Robin Williams and is wearing a shirt that says “Hang in there” with a stick figure of … Read more

Pro’s & Cons: Days of the Dead Indianapolis 2018 Review

I’ve been attending conventions for a very, very long time and for the most part, the conventions I’ve attended have been about a wide variety of things such as pop culture and gaming. However, having been a fan of the horror movie genre ever since I was eight. I decided that I was long overdue to attend a horror convention and thus made Days of the Dead in Indianapolis, Indiana my very first one. Let … Read more