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[Podcast] Phase IV (1974) — Episode 72 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“The Day The Earth Was Turned Into A Cemetery!” the tagline for Phase IV promises a  horror film the heady, occasionally trippy, sci-fi film cannot live up to. Yet, the film succeeds in establishing dread and exposing mankind’s fragile relationship with nature and the planet. Join your faithful Grue Crew – Doc Rotten, Bill Mulligan, […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) — Episode 56 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“How’d you like to wake up with pieces of cat in your stomach?” Eww! So says one of the dubious, but fearless, vampire hunters in this episode’s featured film, Count Yorga, Vampire (1970). Doc Rotten is still on hiatus, diligently working on the next issues of the Gruesome Magazine quarterly print edition (You have yours, […]

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“Count Yorga, Vampire” (1970): Old and New Combine to Create a Creepy and Effective Vampire Tale

Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) takes an Old World vampire and places him in the hip world of Los Angeles in 1970. Whereas other films play similar setups for laughs, Count Yorga goes for the chills. Two couples are trying to deal with the pernicious anemia that seems to be striking the women in the group […]