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Dawn of the Dead

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    June 12, 2014

    How to make a geek: Nurture nerdiness

    It doesn't take a geek to raise a geek, but it sure helps. My elder daughter will turn 21 this year, and as she reaches the final gateway to adulthood (woohoo, booze!), it's safe to say that just as surely as she got my genes -- sorry about that terrible eyesight, kid -- she also inherited my geekin ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Ryan Policky and The Enigma on their horror-themed booth at Denver Comic Con

    Ryan Policky of Bloodshed Deathbath Productions is teaming up with The Enigma and Daniel Crosier of Mother Mind Studios to present one of the most unusual booths at Denver Comic Con 2014 where Crosier, The Enigma and Serana Rose, along with their comic-artist collaborators, will release issue 3 of S ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver for June

    At last, Colorado has transitioned from people complaining about cold weather to people complaining about hot weather. Geeks will have no reason to complain, though: The month of June is packed full of great geek activities, and nearly all of them are indoors in air-conditioned spaces. Better even t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, May 5-8

    From an archaeology lecture focusing on an 1892 outhouse to a plant-themed art opening to a screening of Dawn of the Dead, this week is overflowing with fun, free events. Read on for more details of our three favorites; share information on other bargain deals in the comments section below; and chec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in May

    May is here, and let's hope you geeks like Star Wars. This month is packed with events tied to everyone's favorite franchise set in a galaxy far, far away since May 4 -- as in May the Fourth be with you, because geeks love puns -- is a Star Wars holiday and May marks the anniversary of the original ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead turns ten

    Ten years ago, almost to the day, the current zombie apocalypse started in earnest. On March 19, 2004, patient zero hit theaters with the release of Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead. The world of the walking dead hasn't been the same since. See also: Shaun of the Dead: Your gateway drug to zombie fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    2013: The Year in Geek

    In less than two weeks, 2013 will come to a close. That means it's time for that most joyous of traditions -- the year-end list! Everywhere you turn, lists of the best, the worst, the most and the least are springing up, informing you about all the cool shit that you missed or, more likely, giving y ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013
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    November 21, 2013
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    October 30, 2013

    Five of the goriest zombie movies of all time

    Where you find zombies, you will also find gore. Sure, there are zombie films that aren't particularly bloody, but they are the exception, not the rule. This is, after all, a genre where disembowelments are standard operating procedure. To stand out in this viscera-clotted field, a movie's got to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    MON | JUNIP at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 10/14/13 Formed in 1998, Junip fuses an acoustic folk sensibility with a meditative psychedelia driven by synthesizers. Before the Swedish outfit took off, guitarist and singer José González had a bit of a successful solo career with songs that were used in telev ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    Maurizio Guarini of Goblin talks about his band's first ever North American tour

    Inspired by early art-rock bands like Genesis and King Crimson, Goblin started out in 1972 as Cherry Five. But when the Italian group was recruited to help score the 1975 Dario Argento film Profondo Russo, the act changed its name to Goblin before releasing an album of the music it wrote for the mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Ken Foree on Dawn of the Dead and being a horror fan

    Veteran character actor Ken Foree has deep roots in Denver. He graduated from a small Catholic high school here, where he was an all-city, all-state basketball player for two years -- "arguably the best player in the state of Colorado," he says -- and his appearance at this year's Mile High Horror F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    It's zombie movie marathon month -- three tips for surviving

    Last night, I watched a zombie movie. Tonight, I'm watching a zombie movie. Tomorrow night, and for the next 28 nights, I will be watching a zombie movie. This is not normal. Not for me. Not for anybody. But it's what I've done every year for the past five years, and what I will do every year for th ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    October 1, 2013

    The top ten geek events in Denver in October

    Is there a more geek-friendly month than October? With Halloween anchoring things at the end, we get a full slate of horror goodies all month, and even the mundanes get in the spirit. Horror not your thing? It's still an excuse to dress up as your favorite robot, hobbit or superhero (plus, free cand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Shaun of the Dead: Your gateway drug to zombie fandom

    "You've got red on you." Don't like that one? How about "We're coming to get you, Barbara!" -- which serves as a clever callback to the movie that birthed the modern zombie. Maybe you prefer something like the creatively cursed "Fuck-a-doodle-doo!" There's no question that the abundance of quotable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Photos: More Denver Now showcases of Denver businesses then -- in 1982

    Back in March, we shared highlights from Denver Now, described as "Denver's Business Showcase" and published in 1982, during the height of the Dynasty era. But our previous post only featured a small number of the remarkable photographic flashbacks found within. For this sequel, we've collected ten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Five ways to fill The Walking Dead-shaped hole in your heart

    In just a few days, The Walking Dead will close up shop for another season. The finale airs March 31, and whether you're watching at home alone or attending one of the watching parties (like Not Quite Dead Sundays at Jake's Food and Spirits), it will be the last last time zombies will invade your ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Horror films from A to Z: part one

    At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a current or rising star in the genre. It's a tasty appetizer that can serve as a meal in and of itself, but what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Local filmmakers tackle zombie culture with Doc of the Dead

    Denver has zombie walks, zombie proms, zombie races, zombie car washes and zombie fashion shows, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that a pair of Denver filmmakers have launched an ambitious zombie documentary. Alexandre O. Philippe and Robert Muratore, the pair behind the Star Wars doc The People ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Five zombie movies that will prepare you for Run For Your Lives

    This Saturday, when the Run For Your Lives 5K race comes to Denver, the fast and wary will survive. The rest will be zombie fodder. That's right -- at long last, someone has combined a 5K obstacle-course race with the walking dead. Or in this case, the running dead. Sure, zombie purists may hate the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Presenting the winners of the John Carpenter poster contest

    ​We've peed our pants many a time, but by far our fondest memory of it was when we peed our pants during John Carpenter's Halloween (other memories: not so fond). JK, we've never peed our pants in our entire lives, but seriously, John Carpenter is one of the best horror directors out there -- ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    Night of the Rocking Dead

    While you’re still alive, help support local, independent film.

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    January 30, 2009

    Three businesses expanding operations in Denver. Really...

    Reading business coverage these days is a lot like watching Dawn of the Dead; corpses are everywhere, whether they're laying down or not. So credit the folks at the Denver Business Journal with finding a tiny glimmer of positive news. Granted, none of the developments featured in "Three Denver Compa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Thirty Days of Zombie Movies

    Inside every one of us, there is a zombie waiting to get out. I’ve just finished watching thirty zombie movies in a thirty-day span of time, and that’s the key thing I’ve learned. Whether because of a voodoo curse or radiation from space, a man-made virus or an alien parasite, we are all zomb ... More >>

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