Is Fangoria coming to an end!?!?!?

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  1. Cooperkill

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    I waited on a code (FURGORIA at the time) and recently paid $61 total, including shipping.

    Did anyone check out how much the new Fangoria #1 sells for on eBay? It sells between $75 and $100. Not bad for something most people received for free.
     
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    I was one of the people that was supposed to get the free subscription. I never received any of the issues. Four or five times I emailed them and was always told the issues were coming but they never did. Most recently I was sent a resubscribe to Fangoria and mentioned I never received any issues and was again told they would send them out. Still haven't received anything.
     
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    Seems like they are pricing themselves out of the game. I would have picked one up at a newsstand possibly, but it looks like they aren't going that route. I don't see this reincarnation lasting too long...
     
  4. Cooperkill

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    That's strange, especially since you stayed on top of it. Instead of receiving issue #2, I received a ripped, empty envelope. I e-mailed them about it and was told one would be resent immediately. A month later I wrote back because the issue never arrived. That's when they finally sent it. It's not the best run operation, but they do get around to helping those in need. Except you, I'm sorry to say, which is really weird.
     
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    $15 per issue sounds pricey for a magazine but each issue of the new Fangoria is really more of a book with the high quality paper stock and binding. Even though it’s 100 pages, you can’t really compare it to another horror magazine like Rue Morgue, Horrorhound or Scream. I’ve been a huge fan of the new Fango and I also appreciate that they made good on their promise to fix things with old subscribers who were stiffed. For these reasons, I’ll gladly pay $80+ for another year. And if they keep the quality as high as it has been, I will be a subscriber for life (or more likely the life of the mag). Hopefully a lot of the subscribers that received a free year and enjoyed it will reward Fango with a paid subscription for year two so the new Fango crew can be successful.
     
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    I would keep emailing them again. Explain the entire situation. Hopefully they will give you year 2 for free. Or at the very least send you some year one issues.
     
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    On that topic.

    Was wondering why old issues of Fangoria aren't being sold at a higher value(of course condition is a factor). Especially since in 2007 there was that fire that destroyed Fangoria's entire back issue storage. Roughly, issues #268 and back should be worth some coin imho. I mean Fangoria isn't People magazine, can't imagine the print number was high to begin with.

    Some person on ebay is selling the entire collection 344 issues. For $2700. Mint/Near Mint all in bags/cardboard backing. Seems low. Since they said the stopped their subscription in the early 2000's. and had to buy off ebay to fill the rest.
     
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    I sold off lots of Fango and early Rue Morgue - I did OK but it’s a niche market. And the shipping is considerable.
     
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    I've looked into the shipping as well and the best way I could find was to sell in lots of about 25 magazines using a priority flat rate box. This way it ends up costing under $15.00. I still feel it's a bit ridiculous that magazines can't be shipped via media rate.
     
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    That’s what I did. Flat rate.
     
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    My subscription will go up in value now for sure. :eek:

    Seriously, I haven't even really looked at my subscription all that much. They just piled up. I'm not even sure when the last issue was sent even.
     
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    The horror community on social media has kind of been exploding in the past few days in the wake of the Daily Beast article about Fangoria.

    First of all, Joe Bob Briggs resigned from both Fangoria and Rebeller, the right-wing publication he had recently been criticized for writing homophobic articles for.
    His tweet: Based on the revelations at @Cinestate and their failure to come clean about everything and make it right, I guess I have to resign from both @FANGORIA and @REBELLER. Sad on several levels, including the end of Fango's miracle comeback and the decline of a TX-based film company.

    Dallas Sonnier, owner of Cinestate, had been issuing all kinds of statements trying to wash his hands of this and claim ignorance, but has since removed all tweets from his Twitter.

    Next up, Fangoria/Birth Movies Death posted this about severing ties with Cinestate:

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    Up next, the Podcasts running as part of the Fangoria Podcast Network parted ways with Fangoria.

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    These podcasts include:
    Post Mortem (Mick Garris)
    The Movie Crypt (Adam Green / Joe Lynch)
    Shock Waves (Ryan Turek / Elric Kane / Rebekah McKendry / Rob Galluzzo)
    all going on temporary hiatus

    Rob Galluzzo from Shock Waves (who does special features for Scream Factory, as well as being the director of The Psycho Legacy) worked for Fangoria in their movie department.
    Yesterday he tweeted: I have resigned from my position at FANGORIA.

    From there, Vulture writer Jordan Crucchiola launched into a series of tweets calling him out as a serial harasser:
    When the Cinestate story broke, rob tweeted about how he needed to process everything. He was broken up. Now he is positioning himself as acting on conscience to leave the company behind. But Rob Galluzzo has been harassing women for years, and while I was not going to say
    anything because the stories are not my own, his performance of empathy - which is DEEPLY INSULTING to the friends of mine he has harassed - was too much of an open taunt to keep not saying that Rob Galluzzo harassed women. He has a clear pattern that plays out in each story
    I have heard. The pursuit. The demand for reciprocation even after being told “sorry not interested.” The aggressive stalking behavior that follows. The meanness and entitlement. Story after story it’s the same. Even when women have told their male friends about
    Rob Galluzzo making them feel unsafe or uncomfortable they have not been taking seriously. Because men protect their own or are just so divorced from living under threat so often they fail to empathize. They say it’s not a big deal. And silence gives him power to live unexamined
    Well absolutely fuck that because time is UP, right? Time is up on pretending Rob Galluzzo doesn’t have a trail of secrets behind him that targets of him whisper to one another to find some semblance of recognition of their reality. To be heard and believed.
    Empowered by the years of silence of course Rob would feel - consciously or subconsciously - like he was above reproach. He’s always been fine before so he will be fine now, right? That’s how it works. That’s how the system works for abusers. They can go on tweeting about taking
    a stand for good, implicitly in the name of solidarity with the WOMEN WHO CAME FORWARD WITH THEIR ABUSE in an article about his company - where the guy who signs his checks said he has already been let go for performance reasons anyway. He tweets in solidarity to do his own PR
    Earning sympathy from everyone who tells him “good job Rob!” and “we love you rob!” and “good for you, Rob!” Just a day after a friend offered to tell me the details her harassment by him but also really didn’t want to relive the horrible way it still makes her feel years later.
    So no. I don’t accept Rob’s empathy for women. I don’t accept his concern for the victims when he’s targeted women in LA horror circles for years. Ask your friends. Be aware. Stop trusting power and giving the illusion of it to people who barley have any at all.
    These are not my stories to share. I won’t betray anyone by giving name or specifics. But if you’ve read this thread you no longer have the luxury of saying YOU DIDN’T KNOW or NO ONE TOLD ME. I’m telling you now. So do the god damn emotional labor for once and research.

    Prior to this, she had also called out his resignation on Twitter, saying he was actually fired by Dallas Sonnier.

    Since then, Galluzzo has deleted his social media.

    From his podcast co-host:

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    Social media within the horror community has since been going crazy about all this, and I guess are trying to clean house?

    Also currently being called out at the moment are:
    Ryan Turek (a development executive at Blumhouse) for working as an assistant to Victor Salva on Jeepers Creepers 2.
    The Soska Sisters (American Mary, See No Evil 2, Rabid remake) as being alt-right Nazi-sympathizers.
     
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    ... and the shit has hit the fan.

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