Regarding the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, voting continues up to March 27. So if you haven't cast your vote on the Rondos, please take the time to do so.
From the Rondo Awards website:
The Rondos, now in their ninth year, are fandom's only classic horror award, decided by fans, for fans, and dedicated to preserving the undying spirit of monsters past.
Every Rondo nominee below is being recognized for a significant achievement in the genre during the year of 2010. So please take a look at the ballot and let the nominees know how much we appreciate their work by voting.
Be sure to read the directions on how to vote (it's really simple, just copy and paste the ballot onto an email, mark your votes with an 'x' and address it to firstname.lastname@example.org). Be sure you include your name so your ballot is counted!
Above, the masthead for Monster Island News.
Above, Miki Hayashi with "The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan." Photo by Armand Vaquer.
When voting, please vote for Monster Island News* for Best Blog and The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan for Best Book of the Year.
And please consider these friends of Monster Island News...
August Ragone, Jason Varney, GAMERA VS. BARUGON
FAVORITE HORROR HOST OF 2010
KARLOS BORLOFF (Monster Madhouse, Washington, DC)
COUNT GORE DE VOL (Creature Feaures)
PENNY DREADFUL (Shilling Shockers, New England)
MR. LOBO (Cinema Insomnia, California)
BEST HORROR COMIC
BELA LUGOSI'S TALES FROM THE GRAVE (Monsterverse). Colorful and clever anthology features Bela as a very sinister host..
VINCENT PRICE PRESENTS (Bluewater). Anthology includes Witchfinder General tales.
*I am a contributor to Monster Island News.