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Now displaying: December, 2020
Dec 4, 2020
Bill talks to writer and film historian Chris Poggiali about his many endeavors in film culture, from co-creating the Temple Of Schlock fanzine and founding the long-running blog of the same name, to contributing to various magazines and video releases, distributing BLACK SAMURAI and working on books with Grady Hendrix, Michael Gingold and Sam Sherman. Topics include: Jack Starrett, the impact of crack on 42nd Street theatres, Steve Puchalski’s SLIMETIME and horror fanzines, The Journal of Interstitial Cinema, William Smith, blogathons, Paul Talbot, lost and endangered films, the link between THE GREEN HORNET and WANDA, bootlegs, THAT’S HOLLYWOOD, screenwriting for William Grefé, identifying PETS with Vinegar Syndrome and how interviews can become derailed by criminal confessions. 
 

Read Temple Of Schlock:

https://templeofschlock.blogspot.com

Read “A Seagull Film”, Chris Poggiali’s essay on CHARLEY VARRICK:

http://www.journalofic.com/a-seagull-movie.php

Read “The American Dreamer and the Heyday of Campus Film Programming”: 

https://templeofschlock.blogspot.com/2020/11/the-american-dreamer-and-heyday-of.html


Read “Zodiac Hunter: An Interview with Tom Hanson”:

http://templeofschlock.blogspot.com/2012/12/zodiac-hunter-interview-with-tom-hanson.html

Visit The Paperback Film Projector:

http://paperbackfilmprojector.blogspot.com


Read The Journal of Interstitial Cinema:

http://www.journalofic.com


Buy Xerox Ferox: The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine:
https://headpress.com/product/xeroxferox-2/


Buy He Came from the Swamp: The William Grefé Collection:
https://www.diabolikdvd.com/product/he-came-from-the-swamp-the-william-grefe-collection-arrow-us-blu-ray/


Visit Chris Poggiali’s IMDB page:

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