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Rich “Svengoolie” Koz To Be Honored By Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago!

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Rich Koz and his alter ego Svengoolie will be honored for his 35 years on the air as the wise cracking horror host at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago. An Evening with Rich Koz Celebrating 35 Years as Svengoolie will take place on October 10, 2014 and is hosted by the museum and Weigel Broadcasting’s MeTV Network.

Per the Museum of Broadcast Communications website,

The evening will include an exclusive interview with Rich Koz, the unveiling of a new ‘Svengoolie’ exhibit featuring his original coffin and artifacts from the original set, all guests are welcome to dress for Halloween as we will holding a Halloween Costume contest and a featured horror film with classic ‘Svengoolie’ bits. Svengoolie will also be meeting and greeting all his fans during an autograph session.

Friday, October 10, 2014
The Museum of Broadcast Communications

The event will include the following:
6:00pm Doors Open
7:00pm Welcome, Bruce DuMont & David Plier
7:05pm A Word from Our Sponsors
7:15pm Neal Sabin, Vice Chairman Weigel Broadcasting
7:30pm Exclusive Interview with Rich Koz
8:15pm NEW ‘Svengoolie’ Exhibit Unveiling
8:45pm Halloween Costume Contest
9:00pm ‘Svensurround’ Svengoolie Movie

General Admission:  $35

Private Reception with Rich Koz:  $100 (Includes a private reception with Rich Koz from 6pm-6:45pm, plus VIP admission to the evening’s activities.)

You can purchase tickets online at 

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Source: Museum of Broadcast Communications


Written by Michael Juvinall

I am a Horror journalist, producer, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.