The Starlog Group is the leading publisher of eclectic fan magazines with more than 20 magazines covering everything from sci-fi to ethnic lifestyle to pro wrestling. Starlog's flagship magazines, Fangoria and Starlog, are the definitive fan publications for horror and science fiction worldwide. Starlog publications generate more than $25 million in annual retail sales. Starlog has produced more than 200 movie tie-ins and continues to grow, adding niche publications every year. In 1998-99, Starlog debuted Teen Girl Power, Latin Teen, and Bert Sugar's Fight Game. During Y2K, Starlog debut Comic Scene 2000 announcing the return of comics with the premiere of the X-Men film. Starlog has also released two movie tie-in publications featuring Battlefield Earth starring John Travolta and Disney's incredible new animated feature, Dinosaur.
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ANTHONY TIMPONE is the longtime editor of both FANGORIA magazine and its sister website, Fangoria.com. In fall 2004, Tony served as a producer on Bravo’s five-hour documentary series THE 100 SCARIEST MOVIE MOMENTS. In the early ’90s, Tony helped guide the first three Fango flicks for Columbia TriStar Home Video: MINDWARP (starring Bruce Campbell and Angus Scrimm), CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT (with Karen Black and Ami Dolenz) and SEVERED TIES (with Oliver Reed and Elke Sommer). He currently serves as an acquisitions chief for FANGORIA’s various video labels. In addition, he is a producer/interviewer for FANGORIA TV’s SCREAMOGRAPHY program and a consulting producer/recurring guest on FANGORIA RADIO (Sirius Satellite Radio channel 102).
For Koch Vision, Tony co-created and co-produced the FANGORIA BLOOD DRIVE series, a short film search and magazine-format DVD hosted by Rob Zombie. For TV, he was a consulting producer for the nationally syndicated HORROR HALL OF FAME special and served on the award show’s Board of Directors. Tony has also worked as a horror and development consultant to Universal New Media, Vestron Pictures, Media Home Entertainment and others. Additionally, he is the author of MEN, MAKEUP AND MONSTERS (St. Martin’s Press) and edited FANGORIA VAMPIRES, FANGORIA MASTERS OF THE DARK: STEPHEN KING AND CLIVE BARKER (both HarperPrism), FANGORIA’S 100 BEST HORROR FILMS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN (Three Rivers Press) and FANGORIA’S BEST HORROR FILMS (Crescent Books).
Since 1993, Tony has helped program international horror/fantasy festivals in Milan, Italy (Dylan Dog) and Montreal, Canada (Fantasia), as well as Montreal’s Just for Laughs. At New York City’s Two Boots Pioneer Theater, Tony programs and hosts the East Village venue’s monthly Monster Monday's film series. Tony has been a frequent media spokesman for the horror industry, appearing on MTV, NIGHTLINE, GERALDO, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, SHOWBIZ TODAY, CBS EVENING NEWS, G4 and many more, as well as numerous documentaries. And fright fans know Tony as the Master of Ceremonies and co-producer of the popular FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors conventions, held in cities across the United States.
MICHAEL GINGOLD has been the managing editor of FANGORIA magazine since 1990. He has written dozens of articles for the magazine and currently writes several of its monthly sections, including the DVD reviews, as well as maintaining and contributing reviews to this website. He appears regularly at Fango's Weekend of Horrors conventions and, from 1992-1996, produced the annual Chainsaw Awards ceremonies at the Los Angeles shows. His many other writing credits include reviews for THE MOTION PICTURE GUIDE (a number of which are reprinted on the TV GUIDE website movie database), THE BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO GUIDE and MOVIES ON TV AND VIDEOCASSETTE. For nine years, he wrote and self-published the horror review fanzine SCAREAPHANALIA. Michael is also a horror scriptwriter, having penned a pair of films for director David DeCoteau: Rapid Heart Pictures' LEECHES (currently in release) and Regent Entertainment's RING OF DARKNESS (coming next year); he is currently scripting an untitled zombie film for Media Blasters production later in 2003. He is also working on a guide to movie tie-in books with Fango contributor Chris Poggiali. In addition, Michael has appeared as an actor in a number of New York-area indie horror features, including several Kevin Lindenmuth movies, Glen Baisley's FEAR OF THE DARK and THE TENEMENT, as one of two performers playing the title creature in THE SUCKLING and as an extra in the Troma epics TOXIC AVENGER II and III and TROMA'S WAR.
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