| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:04 PM
It was relatively easy to convince Hollywood writer/director James Gunn to sign on to his first video game project. All he had to do was watch a short video clip of a game in which a high school cheerleader chops up zombies with a chainsaw.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:34 PM
According to screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith (who also wrote the original novel, as well as “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”), his inspiration for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” was seeing a bookstore display for the “...
| Jun 25, 2012
Kevin Reader is a member of the comedy troupe "The Nerdologues", a group of folks who love to create comedy based on all the things geeky. In addition to their monthly "story telling nights" they have a revue called "The Skywalking Dead" where they riff...
| Jun 27, 2012
Richard Lynch, 72, a veteran actor with platinum hair and a scarred face who played villainous characters in such films as "Bad Dreams" and "The Sword and the Sorcerer," died June 19 after suffering a heart attack, his family announced.
A resident of the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:34 AM
There are some things in life that stare at us in plain sight, yet we do not notice until a child points them out.
In this case, like Edvard Munch's "The Scream," Laguna Beach has zombie boy yelling, "WTH is up with the traffic?!"
If you have not seen...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Joyce Carol Chaney, a former cosmetologist who changed careers and became Baltimore County's first full-fledged female police officer assigned to patrol duty in 1974, was found dead Sunday in the bedroom of her Parkville home.
She was 67.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Larry Griffin broke all kinds of unwritten rules about creating a video game development studio when he founded Cosmosaur.
The recent Columbia College graduate and three former classmates started the company with almost no money or industry connections....
| Oct 20, 2012
What's with the sudden B-movie fascination in South Florida?
Over the last several months, a handful of local theaters and art spaces have been transformed into houses of horror, screening what could be described as the anti-Hollywood film: the B-movie....
| Oct 14, 2012
Ballantine Books: 592 pp., $28
No one expected Justin Cronin to sink his teeth into a post-apocalyptic vampire novel. He was an award-winning author of quiet literary fiction when he...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Viewers who thought last season's "The Walking Dead" shuffled along too slowly while its human protagonists yammered on about morality in a post-zombie apocalypse world should be happy with the Season 3 premiere (8 p.m. Sunday, AMC; 4 stars out of 4)....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
In auto-obsessed South Florida, when we want to create a scene, make a statement, or freak out the neighbors, we go for a walk. Here are a couple of the more vivid examples of audacious foot traffic:
If you haven’t been able to find a cute pair...