A. Ghastlee Ghoul

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A. Ghastlee Ghoul
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A. Ghastlee Ghoul classic Promo Shot
Born Bob Hinton
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Television horror movie host
Years active 1989 to Present
Known for The Ghastlee Movie Show (host)

A. Ghastlee Ghoul (Bob Hinton) is a television horror host from Dayton, Ohio, USA. His program, The Ghastlee Movie Show, began in 1989 as a segment on a Public-access television cable TV sketch comedy presentation called The Underground Sideshow, and is still airing as of 2011. He also co-hosts the online horror host program Weird Web Theater. Ghastlee has been a regular guest at every Cinema Wasteland convention in Cleveland, Ohio since 2001, where he hosts his Saturday night "A. Ghastlee Nite at the Movies" live event; an evening of comedy, music, games and audience interaction.

Filmmaker and actor[edit]

Bob Hinton also is a film director, writer and actor.

In 2003, he played a demon-like doctor who torments the lead in the Andrew Copp film Black Sun.[1]

In 2004, Hinton co-wrote, co-directed, edited,and appeared in the short film Joe Nosferatu: Homeless Vampire. Hinton played Honey Diptwat, a crazy film director who is exploiting the hapless lead character. The film played at the horror conventions Cinema Wasteland in Strongsville, Ohio and Scary Camp in Dayton, Ohio. The film went over well with horror/comedy fans.

In 2005, Hinton played Jesus in Henrique Couto's horror/comedy anthology Faces of Schlock 2 in the segment "Songs in the Key of Satan".

In 2006, Hinton was in John E. Hudgens' documentary, American Scary, in which he talked about being the horror host "A. Ghastlee Ghoul".[2]

As well in 2006, he played Hummer, a vampire hunter trainer, in Marty Jenkins and the Vampire Bitches another film from Henrique Couto. The film had its premier at the now closed down cult video store, Precinct 13, in Dayton, Ohio. The film played at many conventions, that included Cinema Wasteland.

In 2010 he appeared in the documentary Every Other Day is Halloween, a tribute to legendary horror host Count Gore de Vol, produced by CW Prather.


Hinton also plays bass and sings in his rock horror band Splattertude. The other band members are Suspira (vocals), Mayhem Zann (vocals), Siskeaux J (vocals) and Louu The XXX-Mas Devil (drums).

Hinton also plays bass for Henrique Couto and the Tallywacker Express.

Beginning in April 2014 he began co-hosting The Wackadoo Wax Radio Show, an hour-long late night weekend show on WSWO-LP in Huber Heights.


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