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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Tyler Labine

Tyler Labine is a Canadian actor and comedian. He was born in Brampton, Ontario, on April 29, 1978. His first acting job was in an episode of ‘Street Legal’ in 1991. His film debut came much later when he landed the role of Grower Brian in the 1999 movie ‘Tall Lights Fade’. Since then, he has acted in many movies and television series. He is most famous for his role in the movie ‘Tucker & Dale vs. Evil’ and for playing characters in television series that include ‘Breaker High’, ‘Dead Beat’, ‘Invasion’, ‘Dead Last’, and ‘Reaper’. His most recent role

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The Return Of The Living Dead Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl Soundtrack from Real Gone Music

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"They're back from the grave and ready to party!" And if you're looking for some party tunes, Real Gone Music's glow-in-the-dark The Return of the Living Dead vinyl soundtrack is limited to only 500 copies and the grey "Brainsss" vinyl is limited to only 720 copies:

From Real Gone Music: "Limited Glow in the Dark Vinyl Version Limited to 500 Copies (Real Gone Music Website Exclusive) $24.98.

Limited Grey “Brainsss” Vinyl Version Limited to 720 Copies Worldwide $19.98.

2 Variant Bundle (Only 60 Bundles) $39.98 (Every person to buy the bundle will be entered in a drawing to win a test pressing, Only 3 Test Pressings Available. 1 Bundle Per Person).

Co-written by John Russo, who was George Romero’s writing partner, 1985’s The Return of the Living Dead Was the Punk Rock Sequel to Night of the Living Dead Was the First Film to Feature Brain-Eating Zombies The Amazing Soundtrack Included Songs by The Cramps, 45 Grave, The Damned, T.S.
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Blu-ray Review: The Return Of The Living Dead Collector’s Edition

It’s hard to believe that the same year George A. Romero released Day of the Dead, the ultra-gory, ultra-bleak conclusion of the trilogy he began with Night of the Living Dead in 1968, writer/director Dan O’Bannon was spinning Romero’s original classic into a totally new direction with The Return of the Living Dead. Whereas Romero’s film is dark and sober, Return is pure punk rock anarchy—a horror comedy that successfully manages to be equal parts horror and comedy while introducing one of the most significant elements into the zombie mythos since Romero first made them flesh-eaters 17 years earlier.

The film’s ingenious premise—which was “meta” before being meta was really a thing—is that the events of the original Night of the Living Dead really did take place and were covered up, with the zombies locked into airtight drums and left in the basement of a medical supply facility.
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iZombie S2 to DVD, S1-2 to Blu-Ray on July 12

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Burbank, CA (April 20, 2016) From executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars, 90210, Party Down) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars, The Ex List), Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment’s Vertigo bring iZOMBIE: The Complete Second Season to DVD on July 12, 2016. iZOMBIE, The CW’s hit series, that over 2 million people are tuning into weekly*, stars Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time, Masters of Sex), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), Rahul Kohli (Eastenders), Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill) and David Anders (Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries). The 4-disc DVD set includes all 19 episodes from the second season, plus deleted scenes and the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con panel. iZOMBIE: The Complete Second Season is priced to own at $39.99 Srp.

*Source: Nielsen Galaxy Explorer L+7 Us AA%; excluding repeats, specials & <5 TCs; Season to Date = 09/21/15-01/17/16.

Additionally, due to overwhelming fan demand, iZOMBIE comes to Blu-rayTM courtesy of Warner Archive as individual Season 1 and Season 2 offerings.
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iZombie Seasons 1 & 2 Arrive On Blu-Ray This July

With iZombie recently having concluded its phenomenal second season, many fans have probably been wondering when they will be able to add it to their shelves. On July 12, you’ll be able to view all 19 episodes of the sophomore season on either DVD or Blu-Ray, but there’s a catch: only the DVD set will find its way into retail stores, while the Blu-Ray will be released online via Warner Archive and can be purchased through Amazon and other such sites.

Furthermore, the first season will finally see a Blu-Ray release that very same day, which will also be available exclusively online. Fans of the show have been clamoring to see it in all of its brain eating glory on Blu-Ray since last year, so it’s good that WB came through. Season One had previously seen only a DVD release and is not exactly the
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iZOMBIE Seasons 1 and 2 Coming to Blu-ray on July 12th

Liv Moore’s continued living dead approach to solving crimes will hit home media soon, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced a July Blu-ray and DVD release for iZombie Season 2. The series’ first season, which was previously only released on DVD, will also make its Blu-ray debut this summer:

Press Release: Burbank, CA (April 20, 2016) From executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars, 90210, Party Down) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars, The Ex List), Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment’s Vertigo bring iZOMBIE: The Complete Second Season to DVD on July 12, 2016. iZOMBIE, The CW’s hit series, that over 2 million people are tuning into weekly*, stars Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time, Masters of Sex), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), Rahul Kohli (Eastenders), Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill) and David Anders (Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries). The 4-disc DVD set includes all 19 episodes from the second season, plus deleted
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iZombie Season 2 Episodes 18 & 19 Review: “Dead Beat”/”Salivation Army”

No other show during this TV season has been as consistent as iZombie. The CW series delivered thrilling episode after thrilling episode every week during its Season 2 run, and it somehow found a way to up the ante even more in tonight’s action-packed, two-hour finale. There’s so much packed into both “Dead Beat” and “Salivation Army” that it’s difficult to decide where to start. After last week’s episode ended with Major getting arrested for being the Chaos Killer, viewers wondered how he would be able to get out of jail. What possible way could Liv find to ensure Major’s release?

iZombie Season 2 Episodes 18 & 19 Review: “Dead Beat”/”Salivation Army”
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Extended Promo For iZombie’s Two-Hour Season Finale

It looks as though every plot thread established on iZombie will explode in grand fashion when the two-hour season finale arrives next week. One view of the extended preview, which can be seen at the top of the page, will likely cause fans to countdown the days.

As we can see in the trailer, things aren’t going all too well for Major, who was arrested at the end of last night’s episode. Seeing as how he has reverted back to zombie form, going without adequate brain food could ultimately prove dangerous for both he and his fellow inmates. We all remember how rough it was for Liv when she found herself temporarily incarcerated earlier this season.

It also looks like we need to keep our eyes on those rowdy looking zombies in Max Rager’s secret basement. Will they break free and take a tour of the city?
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New Extended Promo & Stills For The Two-Part iZOMBIE Season 2 Finale Event: "Dead Beat" & "Salivation Army"

Dead Beat” — Ken Marino (“Veronica Mars”) Guest Stars — Liv (Rose McIver) and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) are in need of help and find an unlikely ally in Blaine (David Anders). Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) and Dale Bozzio (guest star Jessica Harmon) pursue a new lead on an old case. Meanwhile, when Major (Robert Buckley) finds himself in a world of trouble, sleazebag Brant Stone (guest star Ken Marino) comes to his rescue. Vaughn’s (guest star Steven Weber) evil side reaches a whole new level of mean. John Kretchmer directed the episode written by John Enbom (#218). “Salivation Army” — Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20) Guest Stars — Working together on a mission, Liv (Rose McIver), Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) and Major (Robert Buckley) crash Vaughn’s (guest star Steven Weber) Super Max Rager party, where Rob Thomas (as himself) performs a song from his solo career. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) reaches out to Peyton
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Zombie Apocalypse II “Cancer fears the D!” Charity Fundraiser Details

Do you like zombies and hate cancer? If so, then Zombie Apocalypse II “Cancer fears the D!” is an event you’d likely dig. Taking place in Detroit at the Tangent Gallery/Hastings Street Ballroom on June 28th, this event benefits the American Cancer Society via The Walking Hope. In addition to an abundance of entertainment for a good cause, fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead should be really excited by one of the items up for auction at the fundraiser.

While enjoyers of the The Walking Dead have been able to get autographs from a good amount of the cast over the past year or so at conventions, even the most die-hard fans would be hard-pressed to get an item signed by 25 people affiliated with the hit AMC show. Perhaps the most prized possession at the upcoming Zombie Apocalypse II, The Walking Hope hoodie features the signatures of
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Indie Spotlight

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes details on zombie-themed charities working to fight Cancer, DVD release details for Raze, first details on Autumn Moon and The Infected, and much more:

The Walking Hope Charity Details: “Do you Relay like I do? Are you a supporter of Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society? Are you a fan of the AMC Show “The Walking Dead?” Yes…Yes…and Yes!! This shirt is for you! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society via Rfl!

The Walking Hope has broad support of fans and cast and crew of the show like Melissa Mcbride, Norman Reedus, Addy Miller, Kyla Kenedy, Jon Bernthal, Steven Yeun, Emily Kinney, Lauren Cohan, Brighton Sharbino, Chad Coleman and more!

Each year, millions of people in 21 countries take place in Relay For Life events.
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Ratings: The Walking Dead Kills Cable Records

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Ratings: The Walking Dead Kills Cable Records
The zombie takeover of TV continues: Sunday's season-three premiere of The Walking Dead drew a drop-dead amazing 10.9 million viewers to AMC at 9 p.m., shattering all sorts of records in the process. Not only was it the most-watched episode ever of the show, it was also the most-watched episode of any basic cable drama series ever. And among viewers under 50, Dead drew 7.3 million viewers, garnering higher Nielsen numbers than stalwarts such as Modern Family, The Voice, and The Big Bang Theory. Want more superlatives? Okay: Not only did Dead beat every entertainment show on network TV Sunday, it was also up 20 percent from last spring's season two finale (9 million) and a jaw-dropping 50 percent versus last fall's season two debut (7.3 million). Also, if you toss in last night's encore telecasts, Dead actually reached 15.2 million viewers (with more to be counted via DVR and
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Pass notes No 3,178: Jack Kerouac

The Beat writer's masterpiece On the Road has been made into a film. But why has it taken 55 years to get it on to the screen?

Age: Died in 1969, aged 47.

Appearance: Dead Beat.

Who was he? A leading novelist and poet of the Beat Generation.

Oh right. That explains "Dead Beat". Yep.

Very funny. Thanks.

And why are we talking about him now? His novel On the Road has finally made it to the big screen.

The one about all the road trips? The semi-autobiographical one in which Kerouac – under the pseudonym Sal Paradise – drives across America and later Mexico with his new friend Dean Moriarty – a pseudonym for fellow Beat figure Neal Cassady – on a hedonistic quest for identity, freedom and some form of lasting happiness.

Didn't he write it all in just three weeks on a single long roll of paper? He did, in 1951, or so the story goes,
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Creature Feature: 'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...' Album Review

Creature Feature: 'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...' Album Review
I can't tell you how groovy the timing was for the release of It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, the long-awaited sophomore release from La horror rockers Creature Feature. With the most wonderful time of the year upon us, I was down in the catacombs shuffling up tracks for my Ultimate Halloween Party Playlist, and adding the entire album Dead Beat by Rufus Rex, the solo project from Creature Feature frontman Curtis Rx (check out my chat with him here)... when suddenly Curtis showed up again to present me with yet another bag of treats, in the form of ten new songs from his main band (Curtis on vocals and guitars, Erik X on keys). Their superb 2007 debut The Greatest Show Unearthed is one of those rare and special albums that just...
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Exclusive Interview: Creature Feature's Curtis Rx

Exclusive Interview: Creature Feature's Curtis Rx
If you're a fan of truly unique horror music, The Greatest Show Unearthed from La-based band Creature Feature should be on your short list of all-time favorite albums. (Be sure to check out our CD review here.) Since that auspicious 2007 debut, the band has gained a large following – partly because band founder Curtis Rx has done a great job providing fans with all sorts of ghoulish goodies. Between multi-media projects and recording the band's follow-up release, Curtis somehow found time to create an entire solo album, under the handle Rufus Rex. Entitled Dead Beat, this record is partly based on his own feature film screenplay... which may still become a movie someday, but for now it's ready to rock the earth in...
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Dead Beat and the Ease of Injustice: A Book Review

Author: Remy Porter.

Dead Beat is Remy Porter's first novel and much of the novel takes place in the English countryside. This book was released in the summer of 2010 through Wild Wolf Publishing and this is definitely a zombie novel. Half of a small town turns into these brain eaters, with three protagonists doing their best to maintain order. However, justice is one of many elements that falls to the wayside when chaos takes hold and central character Johnny's diminishing friends is the result.

Johnny Silverman is the central hero in this 242 page thriller. Johnny is a police officer and when the zombie apocalypse comes knocking, he is the first and only line of defence. This remains true until Jack, the central villain, creates a new community of zombie survivors. However, Jack is more violent and more dictatorial than Johnny. This splits the community of a small town between those
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Music Preview: Rufus Rex - 'Rise Lazarus Rise'

Music Preview: Rufus Rex - 'Rise Lazarus Rise'
La-based horror band Creature Feature, the insanely entertaining creation of multi-talented Curtis Rx, has been a FEARnet fave since their debut album The Greatest Show Unearthed. Now Curtis has spun off a sinister side project named Rufus Rex, and he's just about ready to unleash this musical monster upon the world in the form of the full-length album Dead Beat. He's releasing the first single from that record on Tuesday, but offered FEARnet fans the chance to hear the song one day early. Hit the jump and listen to an exclusive preview of "Rise Lazarus Rise!" Curtis told FEARnet how his new project had many origins: "Every time I would write a song for Creature Feature or compose something for a horror...
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Walker’s Wheelhouse: Recommended Reading

You know how I always sometimes write about things that are more self-indulgent than not? Like my Brendan Fraser updates? We’ve decided to cleverly group these items into a segment called Walker’s Wheelhouse. It’s self-serving, assumes that you care about what’s in my wheelhouse and that you know what a wheelhouse is. But it also herds these ideas together into one palatable whole, so you can chose to get in my wheelhouse or stay out of my wheelhouse. Whatever floats your wheelhouse. My brother asked me the other day what I thought my Wheelhouse would look like in actual physical form. And before I could answer he said, “It would probably just have a lot of dream catchers in it.” I don’t know exactly what that means, but I 100% agree. Reading. We all do it. We’re doing it right now. There’s no shame in it.
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Lawsuit: 'Tom Sizemore is a Dead Beat Dad'

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Tom Sizemore's ex-girlfriend says the actor knocked her up with twins then left the three of 'em to fend for themselves -- because he allegedly bailed on a massive amount of child support.According to a lawsuit filed last week in L.A. Superior Court, Sizemore owes babymama Jinele McIntire $58,800 in child support for the couple's two boys, who were born in 2005.In the first line of the lawsuit, Jinele makes her point clear,
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Eddie Murphy Happy to Be Dead Beat Dad

Eddie Murphy gives new meaning to the word cad. He's happy to be a deadbeat dad, and has no plans to see the daughter he had with Melanie Brown. “To see the kid, he’d have to see the mother,” a friend of Eddie's tells Ok!. “Maybe when she’s older, Eddie will see Angel, but not now.” The insider adds, “Mel’s a crazy woman. Eddie wants to stay far away from her.” Eddie already has five other children by his ex-wife Nicole Mitchell, and two from a previous relationship. Baby number eight got shafted. The...
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