Dead Love: Dia de los Meurtos

Dead Love: Dia de los M...

Halloween night may be in the past, but Dia de Los Muertos is now dead ahead, and the best place to celebrate los muertos is in San Francisco’s beloved Mission District. Now is the time and the Mission is the place to enjoy a crawl through the streets with the dead. Our Dead...
Dead Love: This IS Halloween!

Dead Love: This IS Hall...

Nothing says Halloween like The Nightmare Before Christmas, so of course I am going to share something from the very emo stop-motion look at Samhain directed by Henry Selick and produced and co-written by master movie-maker Tim Burton. When Jack Skellington, indisputable shadow lord...
Dead Love: Zombies in Japan … No Better Time

Dead Love: Zombies in J...

True, it couldn’t be a better time to be a zombie … but author Linda Watanabe McFerrin is a die-hard fan with a dark history that goes back to her childhood. I think this interview by Scott James, author of Soma and The Sower, is dead on. Here’s what he uncovers...
Dead Love: Zombies in San Rafael, Barrie and Zombie Bondage Ball

Dead Love: Zombies in S...

I could be posting till my fingers bleed zombie news, but I have other deadlines, so here’s a quick update. You need to know that there will be a Pirate Zombie Crawl through the streets of San Rafael this eve. It starts in downtown San Rafael and ends up at the Falkirk at around...
9. Let’s Make a Deal (7)

9. Let’s Make a D...

It was immediately apparent that they were in a designer grotto. A high wall of bamboo ran around its perimeter and in the center was a series of natural pools the largest of which was fed by a vigorous waterfall. A wall of stone extended from the waterfall in this largest pool to...
Dead Love: Walking Dead Review Sneak Peek

Dead Love: Walking Dead...

I asked my new friend Nacho (we did the Silver Spring Zombie Walk together) to please, please write a review on the new Walking Dead TV series in between his muffin making and literary harangues and he actually came through, which is why I’m currently dead loving him. So here,...
Dead Love: Horror in Central Valley!

Dead Love: Horror in Ce...

DEAD LOVE will be in Fresno at Barnes & Noble tomorrow night (7pm, 10/26, B&N on Blackstone) so it’s time to take a look at Central Valley horror and that dead-finitely means Kaci Hansen, founder of the Central Valley Horror Club. Totally hoping some of her Horror Dolls...
Dead Love: Zombie Love Fest Everywhere

Dead Love: Zombie Love ...

It was perfect, wasn’t it? Balmy eve. Full moon, fat and silver, peeking out from behind deep blue curtains of cloud. A gentle mob rocking and rolling through the streets, pawing at restaurant and shop windows as the townspeople on the other side of the glass shake their heads...
Dead Love: Stampede of the Living Dead

Dead Love: Stampede of ...

So many zombie walks, so little time! There are a staggering number of zombie creep-crawl-stumbles coming up in the next day or so. How to choose? Since I’m here, in the D.C. area, I’ll be joining the parade of the living dead in Silver Spring, though my heart and other...
Dead Love: Red Is Not Dead at Eventi

Dead Love: Red Is Not D...

If you are a DEAD LOVE reader you know that setting is everything. Last night’s gathering at Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel in Manhattan, really proved this. The scene was perfectly set in the deliciously dark chocolate lobby where friends and hotel guests gathered for wine and a Shinjuku...

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