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Night of the Living Dead

Meatless Monday: Night of the Living Dead Curry

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.31.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You don't need to be Dr. Frankenstein to bring life back from the dead. You just need the ingredients in a Thai curry or stirfry. A gnarly celery bot...

Night of the Living Dead (Again)

Fandor | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment

It was the film that gave a farewell embrace to the old, while simultaneously ushering in the new. It was a genius product of its time, and yet it somehow remains timeless.

Temple, Is Real?

Francis Levy | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

When you think about it the condition of first non-being, preceding existence and then death for those creatures lucky or unlucky enough to have emerged into existence is a more accurate description of the disposition of organic matter than so-called "living" which is only a flash in the pan.

Was Hamlet Suffering From False Memory Syndrome?

Francis Levy | Posted 08.11.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Ernest Jones wrote a book called Hamlet and Oedipus where he argued that Hamlet's ambivalence about avenging his father results from his own incestuous wishes.

The Exorcists

Francis Levy | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Remember fallout shelters and hiding under a desk in elementary school during an air raid drill? There's always a cloud hanging over human life.

17 Important Discoveries and Attractions in Western PA That Will Surprise You

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.23.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

If you think of Western Pennsylvania at all, you probably imagine it to be Pittsburgh, and...... nothing else. But you'll find some incredible attractions and surprising stories within a 120-mile radius of that Steel City.

Top Ten Movie Locations to Visit in and Around Pittsburgh PA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Are you a film buff? If so, Pittsburgh PA has the makings of a perfect getaway. With three rivers, 446 bridges, and a New Yorkish downtown, Pittsburgh makes a compelling backdrop for movies.

Lee Speigel

Morgan Freeman: 'We May Already Be In The Midst Of A Growing Zombie Apocalypse' | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.25.2014 | Weird News

Zombies are the stuff of nightmares, books, movies and television shows. Try as we may, it's almost impossible to kill them -- the zombies, that is. ...

Apocalypse When? The End of the World in Pop Culture

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.

The Cosmists

Francis Levy | Posted 03.04.2014 | Home
Francis Levy

C.P. Snow's Two Cultures essay famously eschewed the separation between science and art and there have been many attempts to bridge the gap between th...

Watch: Zombie Politics and Casino Capitalism

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a "machinery of social and civil death" that chills "any vestige of a robust democracy."

Larry Fessenden and Rob Kuhns on Birth of the Living Dead: Cinefantastique's Inside the Fantastique

Dan Persons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A new documentary, Birth of the Living Dead, that uses clips, interviews, and some evocative animation by artist Gary Pullin to tell the tale of how George Romero and crew took a shoestring budget and managed to create a film the rewrote the rules of horror.

9 Not-To-Be Missed Movies For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.31.2013 | Fifty

When it comes to the best Halloween movies, people harbor some pretty strong opinions. Just this month, The Huffington Post published a piece outlinin...

These Movie Kids Will Give You Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

These children and teenagers are the stuff nightmares are made of. Now that the "Carrie" remake has hit theaters, we're reminded of the youngins who t...

The Cars Have Eyes: Killer Cars

Kim Morgan | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

In horror cinema, the car is a foremost force -- an angel of mercy, an agent of doom or a ghastly, terrorizing, torture trap -- sometimes all in one movie.

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Zombies | Posted 04.11.2012 | Weird News

The zombies that we know and presumably love/fear may have infiltrated popular culture through books like H.P. Lovecraft's 'Herbert West: Re-Animator,...

Zombie Singer Not Singer, Or Zombie: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weird News

Some has-been performers will do anything to keep their careers alive. This one, apparently, tried to do so by playing living dead. Thousands of So...

No Heroic Measures

Adam Neiman | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Adam Neiman

We may not be the Greatest Generation but when it comes to creating moral crusades we're the tops. Now we need a moral crusade to die when our time comes.

HuffPost Review: Survival of the Dead

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My list of movie tropes for which a moratorium should be declared continues to grow. To the already overworked 3D, comic-book movies, remakes, sequels...

Cinefantastique Podcast: Shrek Forever After and Survival of the Dead

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast scrutinizes a pair of sequels that seem to have nothing in common: Shrek Fore...

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: Survival of the Dead and Micmacs

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Y'know, people probably shouldn't be this gleeful about issues of mortality, but in the cases of the movies being discussed in this episode, we're kin...