The Macabre Mister V

Michael Varrati is an actor, writer, and pop culture enthusiast. He's a purveyor of glam, gore, cinema, and coffee.
About to hit #BeyondFest’s presentation of #Halloween, featuring an in-person intro by John Carpenter and Jamie Lee Curtis! #Horror #film    (at The Egyptian Theatre)

About to hit #BeyondFest’s presentation of #Halloween, featuring an in-person intro by John Carpenter and Jamie Lee Curtis! #Horror #film (at The Egyptian Theatre)

#Truth

#Truth

October arrives! I made a thing. Yes, it’s a real pumpkin! #October #Halloween #pumpkin #spooky #horror

October arrives! I made a thing. Yes, it’s a real pumpkin! #October #Halloween #pumpkin #spooky #horror

A guide to recognizing your saints. #punk

A guide to recognizing your saints. #punk

Yet again, I’ve been called upon to do a special “from afar” video introduction for one of the films screened at Pittsburgh’s Annual B-Movie BBQ. This time, seafood is on the menu as I skewer Bruno Mattei’s schlock-y sharkfest CRUEL JAWS.

This introduction originally ran live in front of the movie’s screening at the B-Movie BBQ event on 9/27/14

So PROUD to announce @talesofpoefilm just WON the award for Best Cinematography at #NOHFF! #neworleanshorrorfilmfest #filmmaking #Horror #talesofpoe #award  (at Indywood)

So PROUD to announce @talesofpoefilm just WON the award for Best Cinematography at #NOHFF! #neworleanshorrorfilmfest #filmmaking #Horror #talesofpoe #award (at Indywood)

Don’t make me drop a house on you. #AHS #AmericanHorrorStory #Coven #NewOrleans #NOLA #NOHFF #Balenciaga

Don’t make me drop a house on you. #AHS #AmericanHorrorStory #Coven #NewOrleans #NOLA #NOHFF #Balenciaga

Took a ghost tour, discovered plants weren’t the only thing hung here. (Just kidding, he was impaled) #NewOrleans #HauntedHistoryTour #NOLA #NOHFF  (at The French Quarter)

Took a ghost tour, discovered plants weren’t the only thing hung here. (Just kidding, he was impaled) #NewOrleans #HauntedHistoryTour #NOLA #NOHFF (at The French Quarter)

Sitting at a bar w/ a cat in New Orleans. No big deal. #NewOrleans #NOHFF  (at Molly’s at the Market)

Sitting at a bar w/ a cat in New Orleans. No big deal. #NewOrleans #NOHFF (at Molly’s at the Market)