Drunken Zombie Film Festival 2010

Press Release from Drunken Zombie

“This November 5-6 Drunken Zombie will be holding its third annual Drunken Zombie Film Festival at the Peoria Theater in Peoria, IL.  The Drunken Zombie Film Festival strives to showcase the best in truly independent horror films.  In years past we have been privileged enough to have such films as Zombie Apocalypse which went on to get world wide distribution, Outpost Doom which has been selling out on DeadLantern.Com, Night Of The Living Dead: Reanimated which has been winning awards all across the film festival market, and Don’t Go Into The Woods which was created by a couple of thirteen year old kids and it blew away a lot of people at last year’s festival.

We have announced tickets for presale on our website drunkenzombiefilmfestival.com.  For the low price of $15 weekend passes can be purchased through our PayPal account.  This is a $5 savings of buying Weekend Passes at the door.  Day passes will also be available at the door for $10 for Friday and $15 for Saturday.  There will be giveaways and Q&As with the filmmakers in attendance.  Internet horror star Lord Blood-Rah will be MCing the weekend’s festivities to really give it a horror host feel.

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Comic Binding Update

I am sorry to say that LibraryBinding.com has been purchased by Houchen. I am not sure if they are going to be carrying on the fine quality work that Jim, Jeanette, Will and everyone at Library Binding performed.

I am going to see about other alternatives for binders in a similar price/quality (over-sewn and glued, extras like ribbon markers and die stamping, etc) range.

I have not had any direct communication with Houchen and therefore cannot comment one way or another on the quality of their work or even if they will work with individuals like Library Binding did. From what I understand, a lot of the larger binders do not take into account us one-off customers. You know the customer who is only getting a couple of books bound – unlike a library or school that would be getting hundreds or more bound at a time.

Custom Comic Binding – New Mutants

There is a new mini-hobby out there for Comic Enthusiasts. How often have you wanted a collected edition of your favorite stories, but the publisher hasn’t created one or it is out of print? That is where Comic Binding comes into play. You gather together the comics you think should be in a trade in the order you think they should be in and send them to a book binder like Texas Bindery.  In a few weeks, you will be holding in your hand the volume(s) made the way you want them made.

I am going to provide photos of a set of volumes I had created a few months ago along with the map, order of issue placement in each volume.  A great resource for binding is at the Binding Forum on TheComicForum.com and from the Comic Geek Speak podcast.

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Chess Squares

A nice tasty unhealthy sweet snack  from my childhood.

Ingredients:

Bottom

  1. 1 Stick Margarine
  2. 1 box Pillsbury Plus Cake Mix – or Moist cake mix (one with pudding added)
  3. 1 egg

Topping

  1. 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  4. 1 box 10x sugar (powdered)

Procedure

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Melt margarine – add cake mix and 1 egg
  • Mix well
  • Pat into the bottom of a 9×15 pan
  • Soften cream cheese
  • Beat 2 eggs with vanilla and cream cheese
  • Add the sugar to the egg/vanilla/cream cheese mixture
  • Pour on top of the pan
  • Bake at 350 degrees F 30 to 35 minutes

This works best after sitting a day.

Enjoy and I am not responsible for cholesterol, pounds gained, etc. :)