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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 68 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Dead Heat (1988)

Posted by on Oct 21, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 68 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Dead Heat (1988)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42251/then-is-now-episode-68-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-dead-heat-1988.mp3 13 Days of Hallowtober rolls on as we have been examining post-Night of the Living Dead zombie films! Today I am joined by horror author James Harberson. We take a dive into 1988’s Dead Heat starring Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo. When Detective Roger Mortis (Treat Williams) and his loudmouthed partner, Doug Bigelow (Joe Piscopo), try to apprehend robbers that turn out to be zombies, Mortis ends up as one of the undead himself. The...

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The East Meets the West Ep. 15 – Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) & Requiem for a Gringo (1968)

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The East Meets the West Ep. 15 – Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) & Requiem for a Gringo (1968)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42227/the-east-meets-the-west-ep-15-legend-of-the-7-golden-vampires-1974-requiem-for-a-gringo-1968.mp3 Last episode was part 2 of our Primer on Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Westerns. Today, we break our usual form again as we will NOT be discussing a Venom film from Shaw or a Terence Hill related Spaghetti Western. This episode, we’ve got a very special guest returning to the show, podcaster extraordinaire, Derek M Koch! Derek, Patsy and I discuss two wonderful films: just in time for Halloween we present...

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 67 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Army of the Dead (2021)

Posted by on Oct 20, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 67 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Army of the Dead (2021)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42193/then-is-now-episode-67-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-army-of-the-dead-2021.mp3 As we continue our journey of discussing zombie films made after and sometimes inspired by George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead in 1968, we turn to a most recent picture, Army of the Dead from 2021! Joining me once again on this episode is Spency, as well as my co-host on The East Meets the West, Patsy the Angry Nerd!! Army of the Dead stars Dave Bautista as Scott Ward, a soldier who fought in a zombie war 6 years ago. The...

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 66 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – World War Z (2013)

Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 66 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – World War Z (2013)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42099/then-is-now-episode-66-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-world-war-z-2013.mp3 Welcome to the first episode of our yearly event called 13 Days of Hallowtober. Every October, for the last 13 days, we put out an episode a day, discussing horror movies that fall into whatever theme we’ve chosen. Last year, in 2020, the theme was scariest movies of all time, and with the assistance of my group of rotating co-hosts, we discussed what are widely regarded as the scariest movies of all time. This year, our theme is...

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13 Days of Hallowtober – 2021

Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Blog, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

13 Days of Hallowtober – 2021

Every year, for the last 13 days of October, Then Is Now Podcast posts an episode a day! Last year’s theme was what are widely regarded as the all-time scariest films! This year’s theme is the “Modern Zombie Film”…that is, films that were inspired by or emulated George Romero’s 1968 opus, Night of the Living Dead!! We will not be covering zombie films prior to 1968 that involve Voodoo-related zombies, but rather the ones that came in the wake of Romero’s ghouls and zombie rules! We’ve got a...

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Then Is Now Episode 65 – Kult Film Korner with John Johnson

Posted by on Oct 15, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Episode 65 – Kult Film Korner with John Johnson

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/41877/then-is-now-episode-65-kult-korner-with-john-johnson.mp3 In previous episodes, we’ve discussed Exploitation films, which are films intended to attract an audience by means of its sensationalist or controversial content, usually attempting to succeed financially by exploiting current trends, niche genres, or lurid content. Exploitation films are generally low-quality “B movies” that sometimes attract critical attention and cult followings. Joining us today is John Johnson, a man who has worked...

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Then Is Now Episode 64 – Drive-In Asylum Fanzine with Bill Van Ryn

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Episode 64 – Drive-In Asylum Fanzine with Bill Van Ryn

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/41481/then-is-now-episode-64-drive-in-asylum-fanzine-with-bill-van-ryn.mp3 For those of us who grew up, pretty much from the 1950s to the 1990s, Newspapers carried ads for movies, and listings for the theaters and drive-ins that were playing those pictures. I used to love poring through the movies section of the Boston Globe to see what was playing because my parents and I went to the Cinema or Drive-In once or twice a week! And in those days, movie posters (which is now basically a lost art) were scaled down...

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Then Is Now 63 – Mini Special #2 – Giallopalooza Wrap-Up

Posted by on Oct 1, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now 63 – Mini Special #2 – Giallopalooza Wrap-Up

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/41001/then-is-now-episode-63-mini-special-2-giallopalooza-wrap-up.mp3 In April, I had the good fortune to attend the APRIL GHOULS DRIVE-IN MONSTER-RAMA at The Riverside Drive In Theatre in Vandergrift, PA. The theme was 80s Horror Films with such movies as: SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE, SLEEPAWAY CAMP, PIECES, EDGE OF THE AXE, AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, THE HOWLING, HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH and MAUSOLEUM. The guys who run it, George and Gene put together a show like this every April and September at...

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Then Is Now Episode 62 – John Pyka – Back of the Cereal Box Podcast

Posted by on Sep 24, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Episode 62 – John Pyka – Back of the Cereal Box Podcast

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/40338/then-is-now-episode-62-john-pyka-back-of-the-cereal-box-podcast.mp3 As we often like to discuss things that have gone away from our pop culture, some things haven’t gone away. Things like breakfast cereals and collectibles are still in full force. Back in the day, Saturday mornings used to be special because before we had 24 hour cartoon channels, we could only get our new cartoons on Saturday mornings on one of the 3 networks that we had. With the advent of cable and satellite TV, cartoons, and even...

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The East Meets the West Ep. 14 – Primer Episode Part 2

Posted by on Sep 19, 2021 in East Meets West | 0 comments

The East Meets the West Ep. 14 – Primer Episode Part 2

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/39882/the-east-meets-the-west-ep-14-primer-episode-part-2.mp3 Welcome to the latest episode of the now Award Winning Show, The East Meets the West! We won Best Long Form Show at the Amalga-Mania Awards!! On the second part of our Primer, an effort to bring new listeners up to speed on what the show is about as well as recap things for existing listeners along with new information, Patsy, John Grace, Sevenhooks and I continue our discussion. Here we discuss Spaghetti Westerns as a genre as our guests bring some...

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