Horror Headlines: Tuesday July 20th, 2010

"Saw V" director David Hackl is working to distance himself from the tired franchise as he signs on to direct "The Red Machine", a story of two brothers versus a bear.

Robert Kirkman, all star scribe of "The Walking Dead" has launched a new publishing house under the Image Comics banner called "Sky Bound Comics". Here, Kirkman plans to release new original comics from up and coming creators, starting with The Witch Doctor, a tale of a sick world filled with monsters that effect that natural order.

This is what happens when you graduate from Hogwarts; Daniel Radcliffe is expanding his horizons with a starring role in "The Woman in Black", a new feature under development and the newly revived Hammer Studios.

In Real People News: 

Mexico City airport authorities feared the worst when they stopped a man with a mysterious bulge under his t-shirt. Upon further inspection, it wasn't a bomb they discovered but rather 18 endangered monkeys hidden beneath a girdle.

There's an important lesson to be learned here; in Keene, New Hampshire it's not against the law to walk around topless, ladies! However, if you were to have your breasts painted by another woman? That'll get you nailed for lewd behavior.

On this day in history: 

1923 - While driving his 1919 Dodge, retired revolutionary Pancho Villa is ambushed and assassinated. But even with 16 gunshot wounds he still manages to kill one of his attackers


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Falling in love with the sounds of his own voice, Casey can be found co-hosting the Bloody Good Horror Podcast, the spinoff Instomatic Podcast as well as the 1951 Down Place Podcast dedicated to Hammer Horror. Casey loves horror films of every budget and lives by his battle cry of 'I watch crap, so you don't have to.'