5 items from 2014
Brad Egel is a self-proclaimed “Stay at Home Dad of 3, Cancer Warrior, Teacher, Musician & Optimist.” To fans of The Walking Dead, he’s best known as the founder of The Walking Hope, an organization that helps raise funds for the American Cancer Society. As the subject of the latest installment of our Q&A series, Brad tells us about why he started The Walking Hope, support from The Walking Dead‘s fans and cast members, his upcoming charity event, and his latest shirts:
Thanks for taking the time to talk with us, Brad. Can you tell our readers about why you started The Walking Hope?
Brad Egel: I have been active in cancer charity work for more than ten years. I am always trying to come up with new and interesting ways to bring awareness and fundraising to the masses. I created the cancer charity brand, “The Walking Hope,” to »
- Jonathan James
Do you like zombies and hate cancer? If so, then Zombie Apocalypse II “Cancer fears the D!” is an event you’d likely dig. Taking place in Detroit at the Tangent Gallery/Hastings Street Ballroom on June 28th, this event benefits the American Cancer Society via The Walking Hope. In addition to an abundance of entertainment for a good cause, fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead should be really excited by one of the items up for auction at the fundraiser.
While enjoyers of the The Walking Dead have been able to get autographs from a good amount of the cast over the past year or so at conventions, even the most die-hard fans would be hard-pressed to get an item signed by 25 people affiliated with the hit AMC show. Perhaps the most prized possession at the upcoming Zombie Apocalypse II, The Walking Hope hoodie features the signatures of »
- Derek Anderson
The traveling Walker Stalker Con has met with success in Atlanta and Chicago thus far, and next on its radar is Beantown, where zombie fans will be able to find stars from "The Walking Dead," Night of the Living Dead, and more!
From the Press Release:
Walker Stalker Con, a zombie- and horror-themed fan‐centric convention, will be held at The Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Mass., on June 13-15, 2014. Fan access to celebrity guests will be the primary focus of this event.
In Atlanta, Ga, on November 1‐3, 2013, Walker Stalker Con made its debut, where it assembled more “The Walking Dead” cast members than any other convention ever before, along with other actors from zombie and horror films. The inaugural event had over 10,500 attendees. In Chicago, Il, on March 14‐16, 2014, Walker Stalker Con made its second appearance as a convention and the first Walker Stalker Con of 2014. Now, Walker Stalker Con »
- Debi Moore
With The Hunger Games movies still going strong, spoof masters Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg attempt to take the franchise down a notch with The Starving Games, debuting on DVD January 21. Maiara Walsh and Brant Daugherty star as Kantmiss Evershot and her longtime friend Dale in the comedy, which also takes shots at Avatar, Marvel's The Avengers and The Expendables. We have an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette from the DVD, where Brant Daugherty explains the difference between acting in a drama and a spoof, and Maiara Walsh discusses her full commitment to the role.
With all the laughs and half the calories, The Starving Games arrives on DVD January 21st! In their sixth cinematic spoof of popular box-office hits, Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (Vampires Suck, Meet the Spartans) set their sights on the adventure blockbuster The Hunger Games! Join in the game as they sling dozens of cock-eyed, barbed arrows at sci-fi, »
*Updated 1/5 with new events and guests* There are dozens of horror and comic events every year, and that gives fans plenty of opportunities to meet Robert Kirkman or one of the many cast members from The Walking Dead. Although it’s a bit early for some of the bigger conventions to announce their full guest list, we put together an initial list of stops so you can start making your travel plans.
New to the The Walking Dead convention circuit in 2013 are Vincent M. Ward (Oscar) and Lew Temple (Axel), along with some of the other new cast members we saw in Season 3. If you’re looking to catch most of The Walking Dead cast together at once, your best chance will be at the San Diego Comic-Con in July and the New York Comic Con in October. Those looking to meet Norman Reedus will have plenty of opportunities, as »
- Jonathan James
5 items from 2014
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