ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE LAUNCHES NEW BADASS WEBSITE

BadassDigest.com is a lifestyle destination site about film, TV, comics, clothes, food and more from the coolest, weirdest & craziest corners of pop culture

Austin, TX---Thursday, October 21, 2010---Movies, food, booze, fun - Badass Digest springs from the movie-loving culture of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and is dedicated to all the aspects of a badass lifestyle.  The Alamo Drafthouse is pleased to announce that the very talented writer, Devin Faraci, will assume the role of Editor-in-Chief of BadassDigest.com. 

Badass Digest is putting the fun back in being a nerd.  We know that people who love blockbusters, cult classics, TV, and comics also love travel, good beer, tasty food & cool clothes.  Badass Digest delivers all that is cool, weird and crazy to a badass generation of pop culture savants.  

TIM QUOTE ABOUT PHILOSOPHY BEHIND “BADASS” AND THE FOUNDATION OF IT IN THE TERM “BADASS CINEMA”

Some of the signature features that users can expect include:

The Badass Hall of Fame -Every week we'll induct a person (real or fictional), thing or concept that we feel exemplifies Badass. The first (real) person to receive this honor is Warren Oates.

The New Optimism- it's easy to be cynical about Hollywood movies these days. We find the bright side of current movie news that gets us excited about the latest blockbusters, like Darren Aronofsky signing on to WOLVERINE 2. 

Make It Stop- There are bad movies and then there are the worst movies ever made. We go in-depth on those films. First up: Stephen King's MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE. 

In the weeks ahead we'll be debuting beer columns, a travel column and a column where we give you meal ideas to go with the week's best DVD or Blu-Ray release. 

Visit the new website here – http://www.badassdigest.com

Devin Faraci Bio
Devin Faraci has been a fixture in the internet movie world for a decade, building a strong following with his witty, acerbic and dependably honest reviews and commentary. First making his voice known on the site CHUD.com, Devin has been published in Empire, Mean and Movie Insider magazines. Devin has appeared as a regular guest on G4's Attack of the Show, as well as been interviewed for the New York Times and Entertainment Weekly. He is also featured in the documentary film Heckler.  

About Alamo Drafthouse
The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United Sates and an online collectible art store. Named “the best theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed “The Geek Telluride” by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood Studios. The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website.

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