Dead Love: Boy Scouts V...

Even Perez Hilton can’t help getting excited about a new zombie flick—this one pits Boy Scouts against zombies— reporting that Andy Fickman may direct. Yes, sometimes I dumpster dive into a world of pink bubblegum as I follow the zombie spoor. Fickman’s musical adaptation of...

Dead Love: Zombie Chris...

It’s Christmastime, which means that crowds are out shopping and caroling and … oh, look … the zombies are following. For example, a thirsty group of zombies affiliated with Kaci Hansen’s Central Valley Horror Club will be following the same path as...

Dead Love: Pirates vs. ...

Pirates and zombies in a Johnny Depp flick with a generous helping of Penélope Cruz—that makes the latest Captain Jack Sparrow adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, virtually irresistible in my book; they’ve got us by the … brains. Throw in a few deadly...

Dead Love: More Zombie ...

Last night poets gathered in Oakland’s First Congregational Church at the Poetry Feeds Benefit for Share First Oakland. It was heartbreakingly beautiful, in my opinion, to hear the voices flying out over the sparsely populated pews and up to the rafters in hope. I’ve said it...

11. Blame it on the Fug...

Those who eat fugu soup are stupid. But those who don’t eat fugu soup are also stupid. — old Japanese proverb Ryu was back and I, stupidly, was excited. He’d been gone for a little less than a week, but to me it seemed like forever. Tokyo is a bizarrely beautiful city where every step...