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10 Things Not to Say During the Zombie Apocalypse

During the upcoming zombie apocalypse please keep this possible life saving tip in mind. If you run across other survivors you’ll need to remember that not everything we say today is something that should be said at this time. Sure sticks and stones may break your bones but words will never hurt is true in

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Halloween Music, Dead Air Style

While I understand the allure of online music playlist streaming services, personally I prefer listening to music knowing there’s a human at the other end. Someone shaping the listening experience in real-time. Tweaking segues,  overlapping sounds, matching tempos or contrasting them, blending themes, coloring the presentation with interstitial sound and talk, and even mistakes. That’s what makes

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3-Step Mummy Heads

Thanks to their roaming eyes, these little mummy heads look mystified that they’ve lost the rest of their bodies! You can place a cluster of them on your mantle or living room table for a head turning, party decoration. You’ll need: Cheesecloth, cut into 2-inch-wide-strips Bowl Fabric stiffener Black electrical tape or duct tape 1

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Tech Takeover! The Scariest Robots in Film

With Halloween coming up soon, talk of scary monsters and various creepy crawlies is never far from the discussion. But rather than bringing up zombies, vampires, or more masked killers, let’s talk about a threat that many fail properly address: Robots. Right now, these machines are fun and interesting, but it may not be long

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I Lost My Voice at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 2015

Zombies, vampires, werewolves, chainsaw killers… are you ready to face your fears? Every fall, Universal Studios converts the working studio back-lots into themed houses and mazes for the incredible Halloween Horror Nights. This year was the 25th anniversary of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando, making the annual celebration extra special. Even though I

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Are Zombies Dying Out?

Halloween is fast approaching, and I’ve spent months planning my costume. I’m going for something classic, with a slight modern twist. Yep, I’m going as zombie Donald Trump. Hm. I can sense you rolling your eyes already. That’s not exactly the reception I was hoping for. But unfortunately, it’s an increasingly common response to the

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Best. Dracula Movie. EVER.

Everybody has their favorite vampire movie. They’re great on Halloween. They’re great on Valentine’s Day. Since before the first “Talkies” hit the Hollywood screen, Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” novel has terrorized the minds of readers while defining the horror genre. It has inspired countless theater and film adaptations since its publication in 1897. In the past,

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Why Doesn’t Open Water Get The Respect It Deserves?

I just rewatched Open Water, and felt like talking about how great and underappreciated I think it is. How anyone can watch this movie and not find it to be wholly terrifying is beyond me, yet it holds a sad 32% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes (despite having a much more respectable 72% on the

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5 Italian Zombie Movies You Need to Watch

Just as modern rock and roll wouldn’t exist if Elvis hadn’t, popular modern zombie movies wouldn’t exist if George Romero’s classics like Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead hadn’t. Those low-budget classics inspired these five Italian imitations, some of which have become classics themselves. Oasis of the Zombies This 1982 film,