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Book Review -- NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

After reading a good oral history such as NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman, it should feel like you have just hung out with a bunch of people you just met and learned a whole lot from.

Dissected Alive: The Case of Colleen S. Burns in Historical Perspective

Dr Lindsey Fitzharris | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weird News
Dr Lindsey Fitzharris

Happily, occurrences such as this are few and far between these days. Yet in the past, incidences of premature dissection were not uncommon.

No Joke, the Zombie Apocalypse Is Coming!

David Aronchick | Posted 02.03.2013 | Weird News
David Aronchick

Tens of millions of viewers around the world are currently sitting on pins and needles in anticipation of what will happen next on The Walking Dead. Who will get munched? What will happen to the Governor? Many viewers will sit through the show wondering, "is this foreshadowing?"

Embracing Fear

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

There are several ways we can become more comfortable with death, the dying and the dead. The first is to being open to talking about it. There needs to be an open dialogue and expression of the fears and concerns that we have about death or dying or the dead.

Let's Take a Stab at the Medical Myths Surrounding Vampires

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

A considerable body of scholarly work seeks to explain what might have created the folklore of the vampire or Nosferatu -- a name that comes from the Greek nosophoros, or plague-carrier.

Dawn Of The Prez: Mitt Zomney Or Barack Zobama? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are spending the days before the election trying to shore up votes among their constituents, but, so far, they have ignor...

Zombie Therapy: An Autism's Mom's Take on The Walking Dead

Hannah Brown | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Raising a kid with autism and trying so hard to help him or her is about as tough as things get for most people in this life. So one attraction of zombie fiction for me is that, while the worlds they present may have gone to hell, all the children left are perfectly behaved.

Lee Speigel

The All-Too-Real Flesh-Eating Origins Of Zombie Legends

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.04.2012 | Weird News

Apparently, it's truly impossible to kill zombies. Popular culture has tried via hugely successful books, movies and television shows, but recent maca...

What Is the Strangest Burial Marker in Existence?

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

A strong candidate for this title would be a stone cross dubbed the "Wolfstone" on a grave in the Fichtel Mountains of Germany. In the 18th century, a local shepherd hired a hunter to kill a strange, huge wolf which had been devouring lambs in his flock.

11 Reasons Why The Zombie Craze Is Dumb

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 12.28.2011 | Weird News

The pop culture landscape is swarming with zombies. Yeesh. At first, this craze of the walking corpses didn't seem dangerous. There were only a few...

Poetry: All the Apathetic Monsters

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Funny thing about being undead. You are/more fragile than ever, extremely flammable/and they always hear your approach.

Con Games: Sky-Fi With The Event

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

"Look, up in the sky. It's a bird, it's a plane, it's......" Sorry, Superman. It is actually The Event, the latest television happening on NBC. I'm n...

Brush up Your Shakespeare! (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Shakespeare's plays have been the stuff of inspiration for playwrights, composers, and film directors. Here are a few of the best and worst attempts to re-imagine the Bard.