Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero has died, but he will forever be remembered as a pioneer in the horror movie genre. In 1968, Romero reinvented the “zombie” film with Night of the Living Dead and has since re-visited genre five times with, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, and Survival of the Dead. With the sad news of his passing, I decided to dig up the inaugural Sordid Cinema podcast that we recorded way back on October 27, 2009. In this episode, I invited Detroit Burns (of CKUT), and Al Kratina (of the Montreal Gazette) to discuss Romero’s influential series starting with the original trilogy. At the end of the show, I sat down with the legend to discuss his past, his future, and more.

Listen to the second half of this special here.

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Some people take my heart, others take my shoes, and some take me home. I write, I blog, I podcast, I edit, and I design websites. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Goomba Stomp and the NXpress Nintendo Podcast. Former Editor-In-Chief of Sound On Sight, and host of several podcasts including the Game of Thrones and Walking Dead podcasts, as well as the Sound On Sight and Sordid Cinema shows.

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