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Who are you voting for?

And does it matter?
By DAVID KISH  |  October 26, 2012

On being undead

I've been an organ donor since I first got a driver's license, more than 20 years ago. But Friday morning, after getting off the phone with the New England Organ Bank, I took a black marker and crossed out that line on my license.
Why Iā€™m bailing from giving the gift of life
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 26, 2012

Review: Frankenweenie

Death becomes Tim Burton, whose best films feature corpses or the undead.
Shaggy dog story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 05, 2012

Zombies ripped my flesh

I died too quickly in the zombie apocalypse. It was the last, fatal bite I remember most clearly: I had just zigzagged to safety through a grove of lurching undead. As I slowed to bask in my success, I felt the gruesome rip of Velcro at my hip ā€” and it w
How I didn't survive the walking dead
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  May 11, 2012

Photos: Arisia 2011

Sci-fi and fantasy fans attend Arisia 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel at January 14-17, 2011.
Arisia 2011 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 14-17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 21, 2011

Photos: Throwed!'s Zombie Party

An undead-themed Throwed!, Middle East Downstairs, August 31, 2010
An undead-themed Throwed!, Middle East Downstairs, August 31, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  September 10, 2010


Hip-hop is dead

Depraved hip-hop is the biggest thing to hit trailer-trash America since sliced meds ā€” and not just in redneck pockets, where rap music hardly reached before, but in suburban enclaves where acts like Twiztid and Tech N9ne sell out shows with ease.
. . . or undead, rather ā€” just ask Zombie Death Squad
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009
VIDEO: Boston's Easter-Day Zombie March

VIDEO: Boston's Easter-Day Zombie March


As promised, we've got full coverage of Boston's Easter Zombie Weekend mayhem. As soon as our cameraman recovers from his wounds we'll have video of Saturday night's zombie-burlesque pageant, "Feast of Flesh VIII." And there's still time to make tonight's lecture on Zombie psychology at the Coolidge (if you miss it, we'll have a podcast available in a few days). In the meantime, we've got some first-hand reportage on the Zombie infestation that threatened Davis Square and Harvard Square yesterday afternoon. Click above for the full slideshow. By Carly Carioli  |  April 13, 2009


Vampires want more than just blood

In these trying times, we've shunned wizards for vampires
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 30, 2008