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« on: October 28, 2016, 09:38:19 AM »

 John Zacherle passed away in his sleep last night at the age of 98! An icon of horror movie hosts to be sure!

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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2016, 10:35:52 AM »

Good night whatever you are! 

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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2016, 01:22:05 PM »

     He was one of the original "Shock Theatre" hosts, and I think the last one.

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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2016, 04:11:58 PM »

Days before Halloween.  It seems fitting.

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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2016, 05:31:20 PM »

RIP, sir!  "Horrible Horror" is a favorite around my house.

When I get to Heaven, I'm gonna track him down and watch some bad movies with him.


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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2016, 12:31:51 AM »

damn... i will be hooking up my vhs player this weekend....RIP sir, you were awesome....

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« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2016, 03:17:37 AM »

Dam-why am I just finding this out-Zacherley? Dang-I was too young to see the original Shock-but his impact on horror fandom was tremendous. Along with Famous Monsters magazine-Zach and Shock started the whole monster boom in 1957-and turned me into whatever I am today.

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