Daily Archives: August 29, 2017

EPISODE130 – AGP (Amanda Gilliam Presents) with William J. Wright

On this episode of AGP we welcome William J. Wright to the show. William J. Wright is a professional freelance journalist, critic and genre film historian specializing in horror and cult entertainment. His work has appeared in print in such genre magazines as Phantom of the Moviesâ?? Videoscope, STIFF, Penny Blood, Sirens of Cinema,, and the now dearly-departed Washington DC-based “dark culture” magazine The City Morgue and on the web at Fangoria.com, Film Threat, and Dread Central. He has extensively interviewed many of horror cinema’s bonafide legends and up-and-coming stars including Rob Zombie (horror rock icon and director of The Devil’s Rejects), Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead), Sid Haig (Spider Baby, House of 1000 Corpses), Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead), Reggie Bannister (Phantasm), Lloyd Kaufman (director, author and president of the infamous TROMA Studios), Dyanne Thorne (Ilsa: She-Wolf of the SS), Jennifer Lim (Hostel), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones, The Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Jaimie Alexander (Thor, Marvel’s Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D., Blindspot), and many, many others. In 2012, his 30 year retrospective of The Evil Dead chronicling the career of special effects master, artist and iconic prop creator Tom Sullivan was nominated for a Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award. He is currently the editor-in-chief, executive producer and co-host of MORTIS (www.mortismedia.com), a multimedia experience focusing on horror, sci-fi, fantasy, comics, and music which he co-created in 2015.