Who is Mr. Lobo?
Shrouded in mystique, this innovative producer and host has presided over the nationally syndicated late-night TV show CINEMA INSOMNIA for over 16 years. The show has been seen in hundreds of television and cable markets. He produced a 2006 Halloween spectacular that had a footprint of 45 Million households. Dozens of episodes have been distributed on home video and can be streamed and downloaded via many services.
Fans donated over $10,000 via KICKSTARTER to help produce new Cinema Insomnia episodes for 2012-2013.
More recently, The show has found a new audience on connected television via OSI 74–and can be seen on ROKU streaming devices.
The tall dark stranger has made many appearances in independent genre films including the role of CRISWELL in the long awaited remake of PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE called PLAN 9, AMERICAN SCARY, CITIZEN WOOD, and VIRGINIA CREEPERS are among the several documentaries centered on films, sub-genres, film hosts, and television shows he’s been involved with. His distinctive voice can be heard on commercials and trailers including the HARDWARE WARS 30th ANNIVERSARY marketing campaign and the GRINDHOUSE style trailers of the anthology film MIDNIGHT SHOW. He has a spoken word album available on CD and DOWNLOAD/MP3 called HORRIBLE NOISES OF MR. LOBO’S VERY BAD MANOR that was ranked by iTunes as one of the TOP 40 Halloween Recordings.
Mr. Lobo was also parodied on SCOOBY-DOO: MYSTERIES INCORPORATED, when his likeness, inspired the villain Professor Rofalo, unmasked at the end of the episode Beware The Beast From Below.
In 2009 he challenged WWE star Chris Jericho to a “thumb wrestling” match at the peak of a scandal. On TV and the internet TMZ reported and followed the scandal after an incident at the SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL where the pro-wrestler hurled racial and lifestyle slurs at the event MC, Mr. Lobo.
Mr. Lobo has made hundreds of live appearances all over the country and is a special guest at WONDERCON, MONSTER BASH, and and the current MC at BLOBFEST.
“Man Of The Hour” he was roasted by a celebrity panel of TV horror hosts including broadcasting legend John Zacherle as part of the HORRORHOUND 2011 convention in Indianapolis Indiana.
A favorite guest on talk shows, he was the special guest on COAST TO COAST AM WITH GEORGE NOORY for 2 hours for 4.5 million listeners and was invited to return to the show on OCT. 29th 2014. .
Known as advocate for “Bad Movies”, he claims, “They’re not bad movies just misunderstood”.