Flashback Weekend is Chicago’s longest-running Horror Convention, as featured on both The E! True Hollywood Story and Anchor Bay’s THE EVIL DEAD Ultimate DVD Set!



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The Drive-In . Dealers Room & Celebrity Signings . Q&A's
Costume Contest . Svengoolie . Photo Op . Art Show

The Dealers Room & Celebrity Signings

Q & A's

Costumes & Costume Contest


Special Photo Op

Major Prize Giveaways at Flashback Weekend

Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment and Propmasters

At Flashback Weekend 2006, be sure to register for our major prize giveaways sponsored by Anchor Bay Entertainment and Propmasters.

Among the great prizes (courtesy of Anchor Bay) will be several sets of four “MASTERS OF HORROR” episodes each personally autographed by its director. The episodes include “CIGARETTE BURNS” (autographed by John Carpenter), “CHOCOLATE” (autographed by Mick Garris), “INCIDENT ON AND OFF A MOUNTAIN ROAD” (autographed by Don Cosceralli), and “DREamS IN THE WITCH HOUSE” (autographed by Stuart Gordon).

The lucky winner of a limited edition  “HALLOWEEN” jacket will be drawn by Danielle Harris Friday evening prior to the “HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS” screening at the Drive-In.

Also, one lucky winner will win their choice of (5) Anchor Bay DVD’s (from an available list).

Anchor Bay will also supply many other great prizes, including those for our Costume Contest!

Our friends at Propmasters have created an amazing bust of an Alien invader from “John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE”, and one lucky winner for the piece will be picked by Roddy Piper Saturday evening at the Drive-In prior to the screening.

Be sure to register at the Flashback Weekend Registration Booth for these incredible prize giveaways during the Flashback Weekend.



The Second Annual Flashback Weekend COSTUME CONTEST hosted by SVENGOOLIE!

Sven and the 2005 Contest Winner!Join us Saturday July 29, 2006 in your favorite Ghoulish costume for our Second Annual Flashback Weekend Costume Contest and compete for fun and prizes! The contest will be hosted by Chicago Television legend “SVENGOOLIE”! All ages welcome!

That's Sven interviewing the 2005 Contest Winner there on the right - click HERE to see a stack of photos from the 2005 contest!



The Flaming Dames!The Flaming Dames VamP!

Written, directed, and choreographed by New Millennium company member Leslie Kerrigan.

Staying true to their sensual, goofy, and fun-loving way, The beautiful girls of the Flaming Dames take on the legions of the night with their new installment.  Focusing on a sexually macabre theme, the Dames in Vamp bare a lot more than just their teeth to keep you captivated. Song, dance, comedy, and everyone’s favorite, the art of the burlesque strip-tease will leave audiences begging for more. Not for the faint of heart or those with weak stomachs, the girls work side by side with the horrific, gross but comedic stylings of a Vampire & Zombie duo of MC’s.

All at once, the girls will tantalize and tease and quite possibly taste their way into your hearts. They’ll twist the silly with the macabre and the wicked with the sexual and give you a show that you’ll never forget. A perfect addition to your Flashback experience; especially if you’re search of something a little different, a little twisted, and a lot sexy.

The Dames will treat you to a host of new and different burlesque acts, one that involves skin in ways you’ve never dreamed of; let our Master Vampire treat you to some of his vocal delights, or cow tow to Miss Sista Sultry as she weaves her web around you before you can blink a sexy eye. Don’t be afraid of audience interaction either, as The Wheel of Misfortune may prove to be quite fortunate for you or some lucky person in your group.

Only scary for the timid; come on out and spend an hour or so in July at Flashback Weekend 2006 with these sexy Vamps, be prepared to have more than just your sides split at the comedic rantings of our Zombie & Vampire MC’s; but most importantly…be prepared to have some wicked, twisted, SEXY fun!

Amazing Figure Model

Model Figure Contest

Sponsored by Amazing Figure Modeler Magazine

Hey modelers check it out – it’s the first ever Flashback Weekend Model Contest! Amazing Figure Modeler, America’s premier model figure publication is proud to sponsor this exciting new event for all lovers of Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy figure modeling. The model contest will have 5 categories, which include Sci-Fi, Horror, Comic, Dioramas & Juniors (16 & under). Contest categories and entries maybe expanded combined or changed at the discretion of the judges. All decisions are final. Models will be watched continuously, however the staff of AFM and Flashback Weekend cannot be held responsible for any damages or loss of models. Registration fees are $5.00 per entry & $1.00 each additional entry per person. No entry fees for the Junior category. Registration begins on Saturday at 10:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Amazing Figure Modeler table located in the dealer’s room.

Judging starts at 3:00 pm and awards will be presented before the end of the show. Awards/prizes: First, Second & Third place certificates will be awarded along with a Polar Lights model kit for each winner. There will also be a special Best of Show award for the most “Amazing Model”. The judges for this contest will be Barsom Manashian, Mike Wallace and Terry J. Webb. If you have any questions about an aspect of the contest please e-mail Terry J. Webb at timi@rhpositive.com or call the AFM office at 614-882-2125. We look forward to seeing you at the show and we encourage you to bring your models and enter the contest for the 2006 Flashback Show.


Anchor Bay Entertainment presents

Flashback Weekend Horror Convention Friday, July 28, 2006

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare


(Subject to Change)


Friday, July 28, 2006

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare


3:30 pm - 7:30 pm Registration Booth open
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Photo ops in Torture room set with Barbara (HOSTEL) Nedeljakova- Ballrooms 1 & 2 Ticket required
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dealer's Room, Horror & Dark Art Show and Celebrity signings Ballroom # 3, 4, and 5
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Roddy Piper signings (Ballroom 3, 4, 5)
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm Ultimate & Gold Package attendee lawn chair set-up at the drive-in. West parking lot. Reserve your space in the drive-in. Security will watch the reserved spots.

We are not responsible for any missing property.
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Artist's Reception for the Flashback Weekend Horror & Dark Art Show
8:00 pm - - - Drive-In Gates open (see below)



(Located in the West parking lot)
Gates open at 8:00 pm

8:30 pm Opening remarks and introduction by Dann Gire (The Daily Herald)

8:40 pm Introduction by Danielle Harris & prizes courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment

8:50 pm Classic Trailers


10:40 pm Intermission

10:50 pm Vintage Concession Intermission ads and trailers

11:20 pm Introduction by Sid Haig, Ken Foree, Priscilla Barnes, Geoffrey Lewis, Kate Norby, and Michael Berryman

11:30 pm Rob Zombie's “THE DEVIL’S REJECT’S” (2005)


Saturday, July 29, 2006

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare

9:15 am - 4:30 pm Registration booth open
9:15 am – 10:15 am Photo ops in Torture room with Barbara (HOSTEL) Nedeljakova- Ballrooms 1 & 2
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Dealer's Room, Horror & Dark Art Show and Celebrity Signings (Ballrooms # 3, 4, & 5)
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Roddy Piper signings (main Ballrooms 3, 4, & 5)

DVD Screening Room : Midway Room [Lower Level]

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Anchor Bay Upcoming 2006 releases
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm "World of the Weird Monster Show" introduced by UnDead Johnny & Dementia
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Anchor Bay Entertainment presents Masters of Horror
Lucky McKee's "SICK GIRL" Introduced by Erin Brown
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Anchor Bay Entertainment presents "SATAN'S PLAYGROUND"
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Anchor Bay Entertainment presents Masters of Horror
Dario Argentos "JENNIFER" (No one under 17 admitted without a parent).
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm TBA


Q & A Grand Ballrooms 1 & 2

10:50 am Opening remarks Dann Gire (Daily Herald), Nick Digilio (WGN 720 am) and Steve Prokopy (Ain't It Cool News)
11:00 am - 11:20 am Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Pictures Q & A
11:20 am - 11:40 am Q&A Andrew Bryniarski (LEATHERFACE)
11:40 am - 12:00 pm RABID Star Marilyn Chambers Q & A
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm "DEVIL'S REJECTS" Reunion. Sid Haig, Ken Foree, & Michael Berryman
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Anchor Bay Entertainment presents Q & A Danielle Harris and the new DVD releases of "HALLOWEEN 4 & 5"
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Q & A with Erin Brown, the co-star of the Masters of Horror episode "SICK GIRL"
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Adrienne Barbeau Q&A
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Q & A!
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm "CABIN FEVER" star Cerina Vincent Q & A
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm "HOSTEL" star BARBRA NEDELJAKOVA" Q & A
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Children of the Corn & Mutants Q & A! Courtney Gains & Ezra Buzzington
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm DEVIL'S REJECT"S-"BANJO & SULLIVAN" Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Barnes, and Kate Norby Q&A
4:10 pm - 4:30 pm Q & A “SVENGOOLIE”
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Costume Contest hosted by SVENGOOLIE!
5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Q&A JR Bookwalter and Jason Paul Collum of TEMPE ENTERTAINMENT
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Private Ultimate Members reception (Location TBA)
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Convention attendee lawn chair set-up at the drive-in. West parking lot. Reserve your space or the drive-in, and then head in for the Charles Band Q & A and "THE FLamING DamES". We will have security watch the reserved spots.*
6:45 pm - 7:15pm 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm Charles Band of Full Moon Pictures and a preview of his
---Charles promises "Half-Naked chicks and Hooters"!---
7:20 pm - 8:20 pm New Millennium Theatre Company presents
"THE FLamING DamES in VamP" Striptease and Burlesque review.



(Located in the West parking lot)
Gates open at 7:45pm

8:40 pm Opening remarks

8:45 pm Retro Trailers

9:00 pm Introduction by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper


10:50 pm Intermission

11:10 pm Concession ads and Retro trailers

11:45 pm "FROM BEYOND" Introduced by Charles Band and Ken Foree


Sunday, July 30, 2006

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare

10:15 am - 11:15 am Photo ops in Torture room with Barbara (HOSTEL) Nedeljakova- Ballroom 1 & 2 Ticket required
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration booth open
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Dealer's Room, Horror & Dark Art Show & Celebrities signings Ballroom # 3, 4 & 5


DVD Screening Room : Midway Room [Lower Level]



Q & A Grand Ballroom 3

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Q&A Panel discussion moderated by Dann Gire (The Daily Herald)
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm JASON LIVES! Kane Hodder Q & A
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm "The Leading Ladies of Eli Roth" Cerina Vincent and Barbara Nedeljakova Q & A
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm "DEVIL'S REJECTS' Brothers from Another Mother" reunion Sid Haig and Ken Foree


Schedule subject to change.
Celebrity appearances are subject to cancellation due to
professional committments and unforeseen circumstances.