Michael Gingold

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Michael Gingold
OccupationJournalist, screenwriter, film actor

Michael Gingold is an American journalist, screenwriter, and former Editor-in-Chief of Fangoria Magazine. He joined Fangoria in 1990 as the managing editor and became Editor-in-Chief in October, 2015.[1] On May 24, 2016 Gingold announced via Facebook that he was no longer working for Fangoria. A month later, he was hired by Rue Morgue Magazine as their East Coast Editor.

In February 2018, it was announced that Fangoria would be revived as a quarterly print publication, and that Gingold would be involved as a consultant and regular columnist.[2]

Outside of Fangoria Gingold's other writing credits include features and reviews for The Motion Picture Guide, The Blockbuster Video Guide, Movies on TV and Videocassette, Birth. Movies. Death., IndieWire, Time Out New York. For nine years, he wrote and self-published the horror review fanzine Scareaphanalia

As a screenwriter, Gingold's credits include Leeches, Halloween Night, Shadow: Dead Riot, and Ring of Darkness. He has also appeared as an actor in The Suckling, The Blood Shed, A Return to Salem's Lot, Troma's War, The Toxic Avenger Part II and The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie and Sweatshop.[3]


  1. ^ Staff (2015-10-02). "Announcement: Michael Gingold is new editor-in-chief of FANGORIA". Fangoria. Retrieved 2015-10-03.
  2. ^ Staff (2018-02-15). "Beloved Horror Magazine 'Fangoria' Returns to Print Publication After Unofficial Hiatus". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  3. ^ "Michael Gingold". IMDb.

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