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The Walking Dead is BACK!

Written by Patti on October 15th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

Gracious, I love the zombies! Everything about zombies – their cute gray/green skin, that adorable vacant look in their red eyes, their sing-song voices calling for brains. I just want to cuddle them all.

So…it’s no surprise that I am a dyed in the wool fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Season Two starts on Sunday and leave it to the hometown of the Walkers to throw a killer (no pun intended) party for its return. Eric and I have been re-watching Season One all week to get us revved up for this season. Eeek! So excited!

Oh, you love them, too? Then join me at Deisel this Sunday for this awesome party. It is sure to be outstanding!

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Free Zombie Makeovers by the Chamber of Horror, Learn Survival Skills from the Society of Zombie Assassins, Canned Food Drive for Raffle Tickets and More.

Weekly Viewing Parties Beginning this Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 7 p.m.

Atlanta, Georgia – Beginning Sunday October 16, 2011, Diesel Filling Station will host weekly viewing parties for fans of AMC’s critically acclaimed series The Walking Dead. To kick off the new weekly event and celebrate the series premiere of Season 2, Chamber of Horror will give free zombie makeovers starting at 7 p.m. Attendees are also encouraged to bring cans of food that will be donated to the Atlanta Community Food Bank in exchange for raffle tickets for the chance to win a variety of prizes including The Walking Dead hardcover comics, Robert Kirkman books, Blu Ray and DVDs of Season 1, zombie-themed items and more. Guests can also earn raffle tickets for each Jaegermeister and Fireball Bourbon purchase throughout the evening. Not to worry, the Society of Zombie Assassins will be on hand to keep the undead in line. Season 2 will premiere at 9 p.m. with a 90-minute episode. Diesel Filling Station will continue to air the shows every Sunday during the 13-episode season.

In addition to being a viewing location for The Walking Dead series, Diesel hosts weekly entertainment including Psychobilly Freakout and Bloody Bingo on Mondays, complete with a DJ and horror movie showing. Tuesday nights are great for retro gamers with old-school video games, Nintendo, Wii, Rock Band, and cult classic movies. Texas Hold ‘Em and trivia are also included in the weekly schedule. For more information and a full menu and list of events visit

WHAT: The Walking Dead Premiere Viewing Party

WHERE: Diesel Filling Station
870 North Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306

WHEN: Sunday, October 16, 2011
7 p.m. – Zombie Makeovers by Chamber of Horror
9 p.m. – Viewing of The Walking Dead Season 2 Premiere

AGES: 21+

COST: Free admission

CONTACT: 404-815-1820 or visit

Diesel is conveniently located in the heart of Virginia Highlands in close proximity to Poncey Highlands, Inman Park and Midtown. Inspired by the Virginia Highlands filling station that once stood in its place, Diesel is equal parts pub and restaurant and has established itself as a popular and perfect late-night hangout spot. The décor is retro—complete with a vintage gas pump in the parking lot, black and white photographs on the walls, and lighting that looks like it was plucked out of a mechanic’s shop circa 1950. The patio is covered and spacious and features a flat-screen television and ample seating. Diesel boasts an expansive beer selection of over 50 beers—including craft and high gravity. Diesel is also known for its clever cocktail menu with memorable selections from the “Motor Oil” to jalapeno margaritas and affordable menu options for all tastes—including upscale pub grub and reliable comfort food with a twist. For more information and a full menu and list of events visit or call 404-815-1820.

Join me, if you dare!

xoxo, Patti

Today blogging to Tom Petty – Zombie Zoo


2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Erin K says:

    LOVE the intro. Hubs & I had a season 1 marathon last weekend. I’m so grossed out by the series, but also, can’t look away. See you tomorrow.

  2. Patti says:

    Love love love this show. The fact that it’s filmed in our fair city is a super bonus! xo, P