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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 72 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Kung Fu Zombie (1981)

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 72 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Kung Fu Zombie (1981)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42444/then-is-now-episode-72-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-kung-fu-zombie-1981.mp3 From the Fayetteville Observer December 07, 1984. John Grace, host of the Midnight Movie Cowboys podcast joins me for a discussion of a delightfully silly and fun Chinese horror/comedy, Kung Fu Zombie from 1981! John previously joined my co-host Patsy and I on a two part episode of The East Meets the West, where we delved deep into the Shaw Brothers company and Spaghetti Westerns as a whole as a primer for new listeners and...

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 71 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Fido (2006)

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

Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 71 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Fido (2006)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42393/then-is-now-episode-71-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-fido-2006.mp3 Spency and Patsy the Angry Nerd return yet again for a great Zombie comedy from 2006, Fido, starring comedian Billy Connolly! In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. The humans have won the war against the zombies, for the most part, and while they can still only be killed by having their brain destroyed, a company...

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 70 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 70 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42352/then-is-now-episode-70-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-the-living-dead-at-manchester-morgue-1974.mp3 My co-host on this episode, Rod Barnett, had previously joined me on episode 52, in which we discussed the Polizziotechi film, Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man. He is not only the host of the Naschycast, The Bloody Pit, and Wild, Wild Podcast, but also a master DVD and Blu-Ray commentator! Today we dive into the 1974 film, The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue, also known as Let Sleeping Corpses Lie,...

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Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 69 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Zombie Video Games

Posted by on Oct 22, 2021 in Then Is Now, Then Is Now Podcast | 0 comments

Then Is Now Podcast – Ep. 69 – 13 Days of Hallowtober 2021 – Zombie Video Games

https://www.podserve.fm/episodes/42309/then-is-now-episode-69-13-days-of-hallowtober-2021-zombie-video-games.mp3 On this episode, we’re going to do something a little different. Rather than cover a particular film, we are going to delve into the realm of zombie video games! Spency and Patsy the Angry Nerd join me once again as we tackle these games, and they bring their expert knowledge to the table! So if you are an aficionado of modern zombie video games, or (much like myself) know almost nothing about them, then you are in for a treat and...

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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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