12. Born-again Zombie (...

Like many victims of cerebral trauma, I was reborn with a kind of amnesia. Was it a relief to leave my old “self “ with all its sorrow and disappointment behind? In some ways, yes, but I must tell you that I’ve never felt more isolated than I did when I returned from the dead, though I...

Dead Love: My Girlfrien...

In keeping with this week’s theme of undying love, I have a little “Ms. Dead Hearts” advice for the lovesick male who is watching the woman of his dreams turn into the woman of his nightmares … which, by the way, isn’t necessarily a bad thing. So for all you...

Dead Love: Country West...

It’s a nice kind of love hangover that is lingering over the graveyard of the heart this week. Just in case you haven’t noticed, I’m all about hearts and zombies … and this Festival-of-Fragile-Feeling will go on ALL WEEK LONG in honor of all those who die, and...

Dead Love: Anti-Valenti...

The undead are relentless, and that is why they are still celebrating Valentine’s Day—in their own way, naturally. We have  the Central Valley Horror Club and that terror-ific temptress, Kaci Hanson, to thank for the  Anti-Valentine’s Day event tonight, Wednesday, February...

Dead Love: A Dark Day o...

Just when I thought I was recovering from one wild and crazy day of dark love and darker chocolate, I find that it isn’t over! No, February 15th is actually the second day of the original festival of lust … the Lupercalia! Booze, nudity, fertility rituals, and their own...