House of the Dead in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville is a cult fans ultimate destination for all things zombie. Owned by friends Chuck Cramer and Stu Neft (aka Disco Stu), this is the place to stop into if you are a zombie fan. I love zombie movies (Return of the Living Dead being one of my favorites), so chatting with a local zombie book author and one of the owners of HOTD seemed the perfect lead up to Zombie Fest in Pittsburgh and Halloween!
Pittsburgh is one of, if not THE zombie capital of the world. Starting with George Romero's Night of the Living Dead , it sparked other movies that lead to cult classics like Dawn of the Dead, which in my opinion lead to a more mainstream audience, ever hear of a little show called The Walking Dead? Pittsburgh is the grounds that bred two of the men responsible for leading us up to where we are today. Friend's Tom Savini and George Romero together shaped future movies to come. (Which you can all find in HOTD!) Join me on this episode as we talk about all things zombie, and delve into the inspiration for local author Geoff Camphire's book series- CHARLIE DEAD, and zombie book for young adults. Check out his works on his website! Don't forget to swing by House of the Dead to pick up your favorite clothes, games, books, and everything else you can think of zombie related!
If you crave more gore and history. Tune into the episode I recorded with special effect's master, Tom Savini
Don't forget Pittsburgh ZOMBIE FEST this year Oct 17th 12-8pm on the Andy Warhol Bridge.
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Marta On The Move talks about Airbnb.
I have received a lot of questions about Airbnb. Why I like it? What are some of the best I have seen, and also how to book a room. Phil and I are taking over our downstairs area, and thinking of trying our turn at renting it out through their website. We have two friends in Pittsburgh who do just that, and we wanted to pick their brains about the trials and errors of owning your own Airbnb. So if you are ever thinking of getting into renting your space while you are away, this will be a great episode to tune into. We go over what the process is, what kinds of customers you may get, and how to deal with them. We also feature what we love about using it on our travels, some of the places we loved staying in, and how to look for the best deals! Tune in!
Stay tuned for Halloween specials coming up through September and October!
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For the Homebrew Happy Hour Marta On The Move hosted a podcast and featured Puzzle Pax, Pittsburgh Happy Hour and Does This Hold Up Podcast! Tune in to hear the Puzzle Pax races, and random conversation we had with great beers from T.R.A.S.H and T.R.U.B along with funn conversation with the DTHU boys! Enjoy!
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