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 Joe Moe

     Joe Moe is a 3rd generation Hawaiian entertainer, studio vocalist, screenwriter, FX artist and designer of dark rides for international theme parks. He co-created Mad Monster magazine and Mad Monster Party conventions, which he hosted for a decade. Joe currently curates and edits a series of annual Days of the Dead / Black Bed Sheet Books short story "Fanthologies," discovering and publishing new horror writers. Joe was caretaker to the late genre legend and co-creator/editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) and curated his 800,000 piece collection at the Ackermuesum of Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror.. You can hear Joe's solo CD Mainland at iTunes. Joe's day job is as Cataloger and Consignment Specialist for Heritage Auctions: Entertainment & Music Dept., purveying the world's greatest Hollywood Movie Memorabilia. Joe is currently writing and developing several new stage plays and screenplays for 2022.

Funky Facts: Joe sculpted a monster mask, Schizoid, for legendary Don Post Studios, once operated the front half of beloved Muppet, Snuffleupagus, and swam with a 7-foot Tiger Shark (not on purpose)! Joe happily lives and toils in Hollywood, California.


Monster Kid of the Year! 2008 RONDO AWARDS

"For his quiet, constant and unwavering stewardship
of Forrest J Ackerman's final decade of life,
Joe Moe revealed not only the man behind Mr. Monster,
but the grace and strength of the ultimate fan.
For being there when we all couldn't,
Joe Moe is Monster Kid of the Year."




Joe's sculpt for Don Post's Schizoid mask is immortalized
in Haim Steinbach's , pop conceptual artwork,
Pink Accent #2 (1987), at the Milwaukee Art Museum.


Dear Joe,

I just wanted to write you and thank you for creating my favorite childhood mask - the Don Post 909, Schizoid.

I was cleaning out an old room full of my stuff last weekend and found the mask still on the mannequin head I put it on a lot of years ago. I bought it in the 80s when I was in high school, from a magic shop in Santa Barbara.

My middle daughter told me she wanted it and ask if I would see if it was still being produced. With a few Internet searches I came across your blog where you told the story of how it was created. So I thought I would let you know I had many years of Halloween use out of it before I retired it to the mannequin head.

Well thanks again,

Jim Martin


Oh, and here's my inspiration from all those years ago...


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