Thom Carnell

Author, Journalist, Genre Specialist

Action-horror author Thom Carnell brings you such thrillers as No Flesh Shall Be Spared and Carpe Noctem.

Episode 6: Raiding the Crypt (Ben Foster, Geoff Tate, & Henry Rollins)

Ben Foster is an American actor. He has had roles in films including The Laramie ProjectLiberty HeightsGet Over ItThe PunisherHostageX-Men: The Last StandAlpha Dog30 Days of NightThe MessengerBang Bang You're DeadThe MechanicContrabandPandorum, and Lone Survivor. He received best supporting actor nominations from both the Saturn and Satellite Awards for his 2007 role in the film 3:10 to Yuma.

Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche. Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader's list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted #2 on That Metal Show's top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 1980s. In 2012, he won the Vegas Rocks Magazine Award for "Voice in Progressive Heavy Metal". In 2015, he placed ninth on OC Weekly's list of the 10 Best High-Pitched Metal Singers.

Henry Rollins is an American musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, television and radio host, spoken word artist, comedian, and activist. Rollins hosts a weekly radio show on KCRW. He is also a regular columnist for LA Weekly and Rolling Stone Australia.

Episode 4: Brian Sipe

Emmy® award winning makeup artist Brian Sipe has been working professionally since 1989 as a freelance artist and through his company, Gamut Studios. Several major Hollywood makeup effects companies and production studios have taken advantage of his extensive knowledge and experience as a character effects designer and project manager. 

The scope of his artistry can be seen in film and television projects such as Syriana, Ali, Son of the Mask, Big Momma's House 1 and 2, VanHelsing, The Passion of the Christ, Friends, Will and Grace, and many others. His groundbreaking makeup design for the FX Network’s reality television show "Black. White." personally garnered him an Emmy Award in 2006. 

Brian' work on David Fincher's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, helped nab the BAFTA and Oscar for Best Makeup. 

Most currently, Brian was a part of the Makeup FX crews for JJ Abrams addition to the Star Trek franchise, McG's Terminator : Salvation, Cirque du Freak, Cabin in the Woods, and the latest installment in the "Twilight Saga" - Breaking Dawn.

Episode 3: Roger Ma

Roger Ma specializes in hand-to-hand combat against the undead. He is the author of The Zombie Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Living Dead. His new book, The Vampire Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Bloodthirsty Undead, focuses on surviving an attack from a hunting succubus. He is the founder of the Zombie Combat Club and the Vampire Combat Club, organizations that focus on battling the undead without the aid of a firearm. He was recently featured as a zombie expert on the History Channel documentary "Zombies: A Living History." He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Episode 2: Monica Richards & Steve Niles

Monica Richards is an American singer, songwriter, artist and author. A graduate of the American University with honors in literature and a minor in anthropology, she is considered to be an icon of the goth subculture and has been the frontwoman of numerous bands including Madhouse, Strange Boutique and Faith and the Muse, as well as being a solo-artist.

 

Steve Niles is an American comic book author and novelist, known for works such as 30 Days of NightCriminal MacabreSimon DarkMystery Society and Batman: Gotham County Line. He is credited among other contemporary writers as bringing horror comics back to prominence.

 

Episode 1 - Coach Scott Sonnon

Scott Sonnon is a martial art expert, fitness coachdyslexia advocate and wellness speaker. He serves as the Tactical Fitness Ambassador for 5.11 Tactical with whom he is co-developing new technologies in tactical fitness, biomechanics and stress physiology. He has worked with movie stars such as Peta Wilson and fashion designer Donna Karan as well as Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts fighters such as Alberto CraneJorge RiveraAndrei Arlovski, and Elvis Sinosic. Scott Sonnon was voted one of "The 6 Most Influential Martial Artists of the 21st Century" by Black Belt Magazine in 2010.