| May 19, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Preparing for disasters has always been part of the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from hurricanes to flu pandemics.
It was only a matter of time, then, before they decided to weigh in on another calamity of great concern to...
| May 21, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise.
From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:59 PM
The first thing to know about Theatre Downtown's "Evil Dead: The Musical": There is a splash zone.
And, unlike at SeaWorld, this one is for blood. (Plastic ponchos are provided for the squeamish.)
After all, this is a musical based on the 1981 Sam Raimi...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:57 PM
This week's episode of "The Walking Dead" was called "Secrets," but they could have also called it "Lying" because a bunch of characters tell a bunch of lies (or withhold information, which is a form of lying).
Now, this should go without saying by this...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Maile Meloy: The author of "Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It" will discuss and sign her recent collection of short stories as part of the Autry Book Club. Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A....
| Feb 1, 2011
Full disclosure: Comedian Patton Oswalt, author of a new book of personal essays and other flights of whimsy called "Zombie Spaceship Wasteland," once invited me to his birthday party at the Lot, the former Warner Bros. studio in West Hollywood.
| Apr 9, 2012
Stop what you’re doing, horror movie directors, “The Cabin in the Woods” director/co-writer Drew Goddard isn’t buying.
“I can tell when a group of characters are supposed to be friends but don’t care about each other....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:39 AM
News Roundup (PAX East Edition)
•••• BioWare used their panel as an opportunity to address the month-long dungstorm that has embattled "Mass Effect 3." Among the announcements this weekend was a free "Extended Cut" add-on to clarify...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:00 PM
I didn't have time for full reviews of two premieres happening this weekend, but here are my quick thoughts: "Ghoul" on Chiller should have stayed buried, while Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra" soars.
OK, so Chiller claims its original film...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
A Baltimore company is making an offer to die for -- or at least they think so.
Reed Street Productions, known up to now for creating a zombie-themed 5K race,has thrown down something that will probably bring them even more attention: the chance for...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:39 PM
There's just no stopping a man with a crossbow and zombie-ear necklace: Daryl Dixon of "The Walking Dead" is RedEye's Best TV Character of 2011.
After 87,821 votes in the championship round, Daryl took the prize with 50 percent of the vote, defeating...