1)One of many genres that emerged in early 70s horror, mostly as a result of the Vietnam war. Specifically slasher films and zombie films, or any sub-genre of horror that uses extreme violence and explicit gore.
2)Also a fan of these genres
1)Tom Savini is most well known for his pioneering work in the early splatterpunk films
2)I watched Romero's trilogy this weekend like a good little splatterpunk