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Zephyr-Kills Halloween Howl 2014

Oct 12th, 2014

2014 Halloween Howl Haunt webCheck out this years Halloween Howl with special guests Doctor Xombie, Spiderina Spinneratte, and Friday (of the Friday Night Frights) at the haunted Jeffries house.
October 25, 2014

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Dr. Paul Bearer Book and DVD “SHOCK-tober” Special

Oct 6th, 2014

Coupon Double Shock Coupon WEB
Just in time for the Halloween season! For this month only get 20% off “Dr. Paul Bearer’s Creature Feature” book and/or “Dr. Paul Bearer Archive” DVD. This is a LIMITED TIME discount so grab yours today!

DVD: https://www.createspace.com/394717
BOOK: https://www.createspace.com/4132884

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Dr. Paul Bearer Archive DVD Now Available

Sep 8th, 2014

Dr. Paul Bearer Archive DVD Now Available
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Collected here are 15 classic shows from “Creature Feature” and “Dr. Paul Bearer Presents”. No full length movies will be found here but what you do get are all of the horror host segments recorded for the films.

These clips have been re-mastered in hi-def from fan collections and are presented in the best possible quality available from the archival source material.

Segments included in Volume 1 are:
Diary of A Madman, Forbidden Planet, The Blob, Gamera Vs. Zigra, Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero, and many more.

https://www.createspace.com/394717

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Oculus (2013)

Aug 10th, 2014

Oculus (2013)
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Horror film that is truly a horror film. The slow build of mood and atmosphere are tangible in this eerie supernatural psychological thriller. Top notch acting and production make this a must-see.

Rating: ★★★★☆

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Aug 8th, 2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
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The Turtles are a childhood favorite of mine. That being said, I was giving this a chance and hoped for the best even though I had serious reservations concerning the production team behind it.

I basically got what I figured which was the basic Turtles history retold and some cool special effects.
That’s what you get and that’s pretty much it. It wasn’t a bad film but nothing very special either.
It was a nice introduction to a new audience which took a lot more serious tone than all the previous films before it.

Hopefully this will be a window for new fans to discover the wonderful history of the TMNT and the excellent comics that inspired the whole phenomena in the first place.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

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Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

Aug 4th, 2014

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
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(I usually don’t review a film from just the first viewing but I was tricked into this one… (Thanx Paul HEHE)… but I feel fine about doing this “Horror Bite” review now as this thing was pretty darn good.)

As a film unto itself  “Guardians Of The Galaxy” is a great adventure story with likeable characters and a nice basic (somewhat loose) plot to keep things moving.  You know where things are heading but there are nice little surprises along the way to keep things interesting. The bad guys are pretty short changed in this one but the ‘heroes’ are the “Guardians Of The Galaxy” and are the ones that keep things interesting.

As part of the bigger Marvel franchise of films this reveals a whole new level of the Marvel Universe. Like the Thor movies started doing previously this one really opens up the cosmic side of things for the rest of the heroes.

“Guardians” really appealed to my love for sci-fi/fantasy more than most of the other Marvel movies and I feel is one of the better films to come out of Marvel’s cinematic universe.

Rating: ★★★★☆

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Dr. Paul Bearer’s Creature Feature Book

Jul 8th, 2014

Now available for your reading TERROR!
DPBCF Book Now Available updated w createspace url


     The world’s longest running horror host, Dick Bennick, has touched many hearts and funny bones through his kooky character Dr. Paul Bearer. This new book, the VERY FIRST to cover the subject, is part biography and part re-visitation of childhood memories. Anyone who seeks to remember the good old days MUST purchase and read this heart-warming account of Florida’s favorite undertaker.

 

     “Dr. Paul Bearer’s Creature Feature” was written by Roger L. Boyes Jr. as a tribute to his childhood hero. Gathered together are many interviews from those who knew Dick Bennick (a.k.a. Dr. Paul Bearer), as well as many of the Fright Fans who watched the show. There are also hundreds of photos taken from the late Mr. Bennick’s own collection. This book makes the perfect gift for anyone that grew up watching Creature Feature. You can give this ‘horrible old book’ to just about anyone who lived in Central Florida from the sixties through the mid-90’s.

 

     “Dr. Paul Bearer’s Creature Feature” is being published and distributed in North America. You can purchase this amazing book directly through the author’s site for $14.95 retail at: https://www.createspace.com/4132884
It will also be available in local Pasco County book shops and is now available for on Amazon.com.

 

About the Author: Roger L. Boyes Jr. is the administrator of several genre web sites, artist, and admitted sci-fi geek. He is a life long fan of Dr. Paul Bearer and horrible old movies. As horror host Doctor Xombie he tries to keep the horror hosting legacy alive. He lives in Zephyrhills, FL.

 

For more information about:
The Author: www.timewinds.com/rogerboyes/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Roger-Boyes/463569660414374?ref_type=bookmark
Dr. Paul Bearer: “Dr. Paul Bearer’s Creature Feature”, please visit: www.DrPaulBearer.com. You can also e-mail drpaulbearer@timewinds.com
Doctor Xombie (horror host): www.DoctorXombie.com

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Dragons

Jun 23rd, 2014

-Can be traced back to 4000 BC.

-Habitats: caves, fire, anywhere dark and damp. They live almost anywhere.

-Antarctica is the only place who don’t have stories about dragons.

-Stories of dragons can be found in many cultures, myths, and fairy tales.

-Dragons are pictured as mean and scary but they are also shown as sweet and nice depending on the story.

-Most stories have dragons guarding treasure or a girl.

-Wyrm: Snake-like with a dragon’s head.

-Dragonlet: Venomous and can be deadly.

-Black dragons; Vile, evil tempered, and obsessed with death.

-Red dragons: Greedy, covetous, and obsessed with increasing their treasure hoards.

-Blue dragons: Pensive, lawful, and vain.

-Green dragons: Belligerent creatures, master of intrigue, politics, and back biting.

-White dragons: Small and intelligent.

-Brass dragons: Gregarious of all dragons.

-Bronze dragons: Strong sense of justice, and don’t tolerate cruelty and anarchy.

-Copper dragons: Pranksters, joke-tellers, and riddlers.

-Gold dragon: Evil and foul play.

-Silver dragon: Helps the meek and lowly.

 

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Doctor Xombie’s Fright Facts #3 – Black Holes

May 30th, 2014

Doctor Xombie’s Fright Facts #3 – Black Holes
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Doctor Xombie’s Fright Facts #2

May 24th, 2014

Doctor Xombie’s Fright Facts #2 – PLUTO

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