by | Jul 12, 2021

I am honored to announce the team at TVGuide’s ReMIND Magazine has brought me in as guest editor for this October’s issue, which evolved into an all-HALLOWEEN-series celebration. For this I reached out to contributors from the heart of horror entertainment, the result being a diverse, sincere exploration of these iconic films and their cultural resonance in an issue three-times the usual ReMIND page count. The HALLOWEEN issue of ReMIND is now available for pre-order at (for a mere $5.99 US, $8.99 international) and will ship September 14th and on newsstands everywhere starting later that month.

It has been a wonderful experience working with ReMIND Magazine editor David Cohea and his team that incldues Barb Oates, Karen Ruud, and Mike Ankener, as well as the esteemed contributors listed in the press release below. On behalf of everyone involved, we hope you enjoy! Pre-order at

Press release:

ReMIND Magazine’s Special October Collector’s Issue
Celebrates the Halloween Movie Franchise –
Available for Pre-Order at

New York, New York – July 12, 2021 – ReMIND Magazine, where the past is always a blast, celebrates all 43 years of the Halloween movie franchise with a special super-sized October collector’s issue, now available for pre-order at Filmmaker and journalist Justin Beahm is guest editor for the issue, and has assembled the following line-up of renowned contributors from the heart of horror entertainment:

Malek Akkad Halloween series producer, Trancas International Films
Chris Alexander Ex-Fangoria magazine editor, producer at Full Moon Pictures
Nat Brehmer Film historian,
BJ Colangelo Film historian,
Michael Dougherty Director, Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus
Anthony C. Ferrante Sharknado series director, journalist
Justin Mabry Master mask sculptor, Trick or Treat Studios
Ben Scrivens Owner, Fright Rags clothing and collectible company
Jerry Smith Film historian,
Heather Wixson Film historian,
Chris Zephro Owner, Trick or Treat Studios

Here are some of the treats packed into this one-of-a-kind collaboration:

  • Interview with John Carpenter on the making of Halloween
  • The twists and turns of the Halloween franchise
  • How John Carpenter changed the cinema soundscape
  • The story behind the most famous mask in horror
  • The evolution of Halloween collectibles
  • The misunderstood legacy of Halloween III
  • How Nick Castle influenced a generation of madmen as Michael Myers
  • Interview with director David Gordon Green on Halloween Kills
  • And more!

This year’s cover artwork hearkens back to the stark simplicity of the original Halloween, the movie that kicked off the beloved franchise, while honoring ReMIND’s dedication to celebrating popular culture from decades past. ReMIND is also offering Halloween fans the chance to step into the magazine’s pages by contributing photos of themselves in costume that may appear in the issue.

“As the premiere entertainment nostalgia publication on newsstands today, ReMIND is the perfect home for this loving tribute to John Carpenter’s Halloween and the films that followed,” says guest editor Justin Beahm. “I am proud to have this seasoned lineup of contributors delving into the franchise, delivering new insight with unique personal perspectives gleaned from their diverse roles in horror entertainment. By Halloween fans, for Halloween fans, this collectible issue of ReMIND is truly something special and not to be missed.”

The special Halloween Edition of ReMIND is available for pre-order on and will be available at retail beginning September 28th.

About NTVB Media

NTVB Media, Inc. is the largest independent publisher of consumer-focused entertainment magazines in the United States. Its publications include TV Guide Magazine, TV Weekly, Channel Guide Magazine, OnDish, VIEW! Magazine, ReMIND, and TV Guide Magazine Puzzler, plus the website The company markets and distributes its publications, and syndicates content, through hundreds of partners throughout the United States, including major newspapers, cable and satellite TV, and broadband companies.

About ReMIND Magazine

ReMIND Magazine offers fresh takes on popular entertainment from days gone by. Each monthly issue has dozens of brain-teasing puzzles, trivia quizzes, classic comics and themed features from the 1950s-1990s.

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