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Rio Bravo but with Zombies

 Over at our sister site Couch Thing, Bloodfest's own Nathan Tyree has a little story about zombies in the old west for your amusement. It's called Showdown and it's Rio Bravo with Zombies.
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Sleeping. Not dead.

    You may have noticed that things have been pretty quiet in Bloodfest land. Sometimes real life intrudes on podcast life, and that’s okay. Things were rough for a couple of us, and that caused a pause in the show. But-   We aren’t dead yet!   Stay tuned, Bloody Friends. Big things are coming soon.

Remember the Alamo!

  This is what is was all about!   Bloodfest the Podcast  and   Troma  along with   Alamo Drafthouse   (and under the direction of the space vampires, working in conjunction with the Rand corporation) present Lloyd Kaufman for a double feature of The Toxic Avenger and Shakespeare’s Shit Storm!   Come on along! See the sights! Hear the sounds! Smell the odors! 

Come See Lloyd Kaufman

 This is it! Get your tickets at  Alamo Drafthouse

The Blackening



  In 2007 superstar directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez decided to take a big gamble. They each made a film. Each film was in the style of a specific genre and made to seem like something from an earlier era. Tarantino created Death Proof and Rodriguez made Planet Terror. Instead of releasing their movies separately, they turned them into a double feature. To add more flavor, they enlisted other writers and directors to craft trailers for movies that didn’t exist. The two films, trailers and some fun logos were combined and released theatrically as Grindhouse. The film was a flop. Grindhouse grossed $25 million against a budget of $67 million.   And yet, those fake trailers have ended up being not so fake.   So far we have Grindhouse spin-off films made for the trailers Machete (followed by Machete Kills. Many of us are still waiting for Machete Kills again), Hobo with a Shotgun, and now Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving.   Tarantino and Rodriguez have created their own,

The Living Dead Legacy: A Comprehensive Exploration of the Franchise and Its Offshoots

  The Living Dead Legacy: A Comprehensive Exploration of the Franchise and Its Offshoots Guest Post by B. D. Latham Introduction The impact of  George A. Romero's  "Night of the Living Dead," released in 1968, extends far beyond its initial impact on the horror genre. Not only did the film redefine zombies, but it also gave birth to a vast and intricate franchise that includes sequels, remakes, spin-offs, and inspirational works. This essay delves into the evolution of the "Living Dead" franchise, analyzing its sequels, remakes, spin-offs, and related series such as "Return of the Living Dead," "Zombi," "Contagion," and more. We will also examine the influence of the franchise on broader media culture. The Original "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) Romero's original film set a new standard for horror cinema. Its story of a disparate group seeking refuge from a zombie apocalypse resonated deeply with audiences. Th