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Feed Your Hunger for True Blood While Playing With (Paper)Dolls

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True Blood PaperdollsWaiting for HBO’s “True Blood” still sucks even if it’s just for a few more days. So, in the interim how about we play with Sookie, Bill, Eric, and the rest of the Bon Temps gang? Oh, the possibilities!

Thanks to illustrator and graphic designer Andy Swist, we can cut paperdolls of our favorite “True Blood” characters and pretend they’re grabbing a drink at Merlotte’s or doing something more *ahem* appropriate for late night premium-cable television.

Andy also included some helpful instructions to making the paperdolls as badass as possible, such as:

  • Make the paperdolls more durable by printing on thick paper stock
  • Don’t cut the spaces between arms and legs to stabilize the paperdolls
  • Individualize some characters more with glitter, ribbons, etc.

    Check out the paperdolls’ cutout images below to see what they look like. Download and print for FREE the high-resolution character files below the images. Don’t forget to thank Andy for his hard work and support him with a donation if you are able to. While you’re there, also check out his E-Cards and Stencils collection.

    Let us know in the comments section below how this worked out for you. Share some pictures with us!

    Did you check out the giant collection of “True Blood” fan art yet? Well get to clicking! And don’t forget to click here to win yourself some “True Blood” swag!


    Sookie Stackhouse


    True Blood Paperdolls Anna Paquin Sookie Stackhouse
    Download and print the Sookie Paperdoll


    Tara Thornton


    True Blood Paperdolls Tara Thornton Rutina Wesley
    Download and print the Tara Paperdoll


    Pam De Beaufort


    True Blood Paperdolls Pam De Beaufort Kristin Bauer
    Download and print the Pam Paperdoll


    Jessica Hamby


    True Blood Paperdolls Jessica Hamby Deborah Ann Woll
    Download and print the Jessica Paperdoll


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    Bill Compton


    True Blood Paperdolls Bill Compton Stephen Moyer
    Download and print the Bill Paperdoll


    Eric Northman


    True Blood Paperdolls Eric Northman Alexander Skarsgård
    Download and print the Eric Paperdoll


    Alcide Herveaux


    True Blood Paperdolls Alcide Herveaux Joe Manganiello
    Download and print the Alcide Paperdoll


    Lafayette Reynolds


    True Blood Paperdolls Lafayette Reynolds Nelsan Ellis
    Download and print the Lafayette Paperdoll


    Sam Merlotte


    True Blood Paperdolls Sam Merlotte Sam Trammell
    Download and print the Sam Paperdoll


    Russell Edgington


    True Blood Paperdolls Russell Edgington Denis O'Hare
    Download and print the Russell Paperdoll


    Jason Stackhouse


    True Blood Paperdolls Jason Stackhouse Ryan Kwanten
    Download and print the Jason Paperdoll


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    George A. Romero’s Daughter, Tina, Wrote a Script For Queens of the Dead

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    The loss last year of director George A. Romero was a huge blow to the horror community, as well as the filmmaking community at large. The passing of the man responsible for creating the modern day zombie and whose work influenced “The Walking Dead”, Dead Alive, 28 Days Later, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out was felt far and wide but we take solace knowing that his work and legacy will live on forever.

    Something that brings a smile to my face is hearing that his daughter, Tina, who DJ’s under the name DJ TRx, has written a screenplay for a zombie film that is called Queens of the Dead. And yes, it’s very gay! Romero has not only written the script but also plans on directing the film herself.

    Romero tells The Saunder Blog about the film, saying, “Queens of the Dead is a fusion of two huge parts of my world: zombies and Gay nightlife. It’s a tribute to my father as well as my entrée into the genre he grandfathered. I can’t say too much yet, but what I can tell you is that this film will have all the hallmarks of a George A. Romero classic: farce, politics, heroes, assholes, and most importantly, herds of silly and slow moving walkers that you can’t help but love. But I’m doing it Tina-style, and bringing the glitter, choreography, queers & queens.

    Romero’s father always brought some sort of social message into his work, so to hear that she will continue that tradition is inspiring, especially since it comes on a topic that is so discussed and topical.

    If you want to read more about Romero and her DJ career, click on the link above.

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    Wanna See Something REALLY Scary? Local 58 Contingency Emergency Broadcast

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    “Wanna see something REALLY scary?”

    To horror fans who came of age in the 1980s, the line above instantly evokes memories of Dan Aykroyd and Albert Brooks in the opening scene from Twilight Zone: The Movie. Now, on a bi-monthly basis, I’ll be asking, “Wanna see something REALLY scary?” with the goal of shocking you with chilling footage plumbed from the darkest corners of YouTube.

    As a child of the Cold War born in the 1970s and traumatized by films like The Day After and Threads, I remember immediately panicking every time an Emergency Broadcast broke into a TV show I was watching. That alarming tone made my stomach drop and in the moments before it was confirmed to be “only a test” I had already imagined a barrage of nuclear warheads bursting overhead.

    My heart went out to the residents of Hawaii who, due to a false alarm, believed a missile attack was imminent this weekend. For almost 40 minutes, families scrambled into fallout shelters, bathrooms, and even storm drains, believing war had begun between the United States and North Korea. Even after the all-clear was announced and the warning revealed as a mistake, nerves were severely rattled. I can only imagine the potential long-term damage done to the psyches of Hawaii’s youngest residents.

    For a taste of the pandemonium that occurred, check out an excerpt from CNN’s reporting below.

    While the shock must have been unprecedented for most, a bizarre alert that accidentally aired in the late 1960s puts the Hawaii debacle to shame. What viewers of a local station saw just before the end of programming at 3 am was a message announcing the fall of the US Government, and included instructions for committing suicide rather than surrendering to enemy forces.

    Wanna see something REALLY scary?

    The message bore the seal of The U.S. Department for the Preservation of American Dignity, included a statement from President Lyndon B. Johnson, and warned that failure to commit suicide as instructed would have consequences:

    “Your local law enforcement has been ordered to ensure your compliance,” the message cautioned. “It is against the law to delay.” The final instructions remind adult viewers to put down their children and pets first while promising “There is nothing to fear.” Though the station later posted a statement ensuring viewers the message was a hoax, the potential loss of life this broadcast could have inspired is staggering. Have a look:

    If the Local 58 Contingency, as it’s become known, seems too outlandish to be true, that’s because it isn’t. Though the video doesn’t include an admission of fiction, it’s written and directed by Kris Straub. If that name sounds familiar, that’s because he’s the writer of the popular creepypasta Candle Cove, recently adapted into a TV series on SyFy.

    Still, the vintage look of the Local 58 Contingency, not to mention the current climate of heightened tensions between American and a rogue nuclear nation, make this video a truly terrifying viewing experience.

    Got an idea for a future installment of “Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?” Hit me up on Twitter @josh_millican!

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    The Housemaid Haunts a New Trailer

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    Here’s the thing… if we had the choice between cleaning up our own house or being haunted by a vengeful spectral servant of sorts, well… just hand us a friggin’ mop, wouldja already? Still, in the case of The Housemaid, it looks like nothing is gonna stop her from sensing shivers! Dig on this new trailer.

    Derek Nguyen directs the flick, which stars Kate Nhung, Jean-Michel Richaud, Kim Xuan, Svitlana Kovalenko, and Rosie Fellner. Look for IFC Midnight’s release of The Housemaid coming to select theaters, VOD, and via Digital platforms in the U.S. on February 16, 2018.

    Synopsis:
    A forbidden passion awakens vengeful spirits within a haunted mansion in this bloodcurdling, erotic tour-de-force.

    Vietnam, 1953: Linh (Nhung Kate), a poor, orphaned young woman, finds employment as a housemaid in a crumbling rubber plantation presided over by the emotionally fragile French officer Sebastien Laurent (Jean-Michel Richaud). Soon, a torrid love affair develops between the two – a taboo romance that rouses the ghost of Laurent’s dead wife, who won’t rest until blood flows.

    Submerged in moody Gothic atmosphere, this stylish supernatural saga confronts the dark shadows of Vietnam’s colonial past while delivering heart-stopping scares.

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