Radio personality, author, editor, critic, journalist, screenwriter, web designer-- Joseph B. Mauceri is always on the cutting edge of pop culture. A native New Yorker, Mauceri began his career in the mid 80's at WBAI (99.5 FM), producing segments for the station's daily arts program. With the Creative Unity Collective, an improvisational troupe, he also produced, wrote, and directed a monthly half-hour horror radio drama titled “J.B. Macabre’s Macabreotorium.” Currently he co-hosts a weekly program, “Niteshift.” The show’s theme, “Life is like Science Fiction,” covers a broad spectrum of topics and genres.
Mauceri has been unit publicist on several independent films including Kevin Lindenmuth’s “Vampires & Other Stereotypes,” “Francis Terri’s “The Suckling,” Jim Martin’s “Flesh Eating Mothers,” and Bryan Singer’s “The Lion’s Den.” He is currently working on Andrew van de Houten’s directorial debut, “Headspace,” featuring an all-star cast of Sean Young, Dee Wallace Stone, William Atherton, Olivia Hussey, and Udo Keir. An internationally recognized film journalist and critic, he co-owns FEARSmag.com, a genre webzine. He also co-owns a pop culture magazine "World of Fandom."
Over the past decade his work has also appeared in numerous other domestic and international pop-culture magazines such as "Good Times," “Slaughter House,” “HorrorFan,” and “Sci-Fi Entertainment.” He has also served as North American Consultant for England's “Fear” magazine and has been a major contributor to England’s “Starburst” and “Shivers.” Mauceri was also co-editor and a major contributing writer to “The Complete Vampire Companion,” published by MacMillian.
For television, along with contributing to A&E’s weekly arts program, “Breakfast with the Arts,” he has been a consultant to the Canadian documentary series “Dark Dreamers.” Mauceri is presently working on several non-fiction book projects, and developing screenplays with partner Mark Bishop, co-screenwriter of “Tales From the Crypt Presents Demon Knight.” Joseph Macueri resides in Middle Village, NY.
Date of Birth: March 25th, 1962
E-mail: jmauceri at fearsmag.com
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