Dead Love: The Author Was a Zombie

Dead Love: The Author W...

Hurrah, the bloggers are picking up the Dead Love story. Tami Casias posts an interview with author Linda Watanabe McFerrin and gets her to admit that she was once a zombie … well, sort of. It’s a snappy little piece, so check it out. And if you want to write about Dead...
7. Arnotine Ferucand (6)

7. Arnotine Ferucand (6...

He had booked a room on the third and top floor of the balconied and turreted building and this, in light of the weight of his guest, proved to be a significant error. Not as large an error, however, as getting into a rickety old elevator with a 500-plus-pound woman. The elevator,...
Dead Love: Japan’s Festival of the Dead

Dead Love: Japan’...

If you are not already aware of it, this Saturday, all over the world, another Festival of the Dead begins. It is Obon or the Bon Festival, and it’s a time when the spirits walk … generally they find their way home to their families and friends, so get ready! Obon is supposed...
Dead Love: Hollow Like My Soul

Dead Love: Hollow Like ...

I think a little mood music is in order. I have chosen a blues-y tune by Emilie Autumn: “Hollow Like My Soul.” You will remember Emilie from my earlier post on the wild violinist, her Bloody Crumpets, and “Dead is the New Alive,” which is a kind of zombie anthem....
Dead Love: Black Magic Voodoo Lounge

Dead Love: Black Magic ...

And while I am on the subject of black magic vodou, which I always am … let me whisper the address of a little piece of the murky vibe right here under our noses. For great beer—from Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company just 30 miles north of the New Orleans— and a smoking...
Dead Love: Comic-Con Pixies

Dead Love: Comic-Con Pi...

Thought some of you might want to see what you missed at Comic-Con. Here’s a rogues gallery of costumed attendees. Monsters, minotaurs, robots, cartoon characters—goodness, where are the zombies??? —Erin Orison, DEAD LOVE/the Daily Slice Photo by Bart Frescura, courtesy...
Dead Love: Zombies in 2012

Dead Love: Zombies in 2...

If you thought that zombies are going away, you are wrong. When are people going to get it? Zombies aren’t a craze; they’re a sign. They have everything to do with the corrupt state of affairs that is poisoning the world. Zombies are the scapegoats of evil, the victims....
Dead Love: Warner Bros. Does Dark at Comic-Con

Dead Love: Warner Bros....

Warner Bros. was crazeeee at Comic-Con with Smallville, Supernatural, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and Unnatural History signings; the Vampire Diaries panel; Fringe and Human Target events and a Warner Bros. Animation dance party at the Warner Bros. booth. All the V stars gathered...
Dead Love: Comic-Con goes On and On

Dead Love: Comic-Con go...

… and so does Captain Kirk. He’s the man, the human whose brain zombies and aliens would most like to eat. I mean that in a good way. After all, he’s had first contact with lots of creepy creatures. William Alan Shatner, the Canadian actor who played Captain James...
7. Arnotine Ferucand (5)

7. Arnotine Ferucand (5...

The hotel was located on the corner of Rue Pinchinat and Rue Lamarre just next to Place St. Pierre in the slightly upscale suburb of Pétionville. The large woman by now smelled far worse than before and, upon entering the hotel, took to making antics and carrying on. The hotel clerk,...

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