David Elijah Nahmod

25 Feb 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: SF Ballet Keeps Frankenstein Monster On His Toes

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. Sadly, San Francisco Ballet’s thrilling production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein comes and goes all too quickly. The show, which opened last weekend, closes this weekend. If you hurry, you can still see Frankenstein at the War Memorial Opera House

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Haley Pullos as Miriam Weeks, aka Belle Knox/Lifetime
11 Feb 2017

Lifetime TV Biopic About Teen Coed Porn Queen…is Actually Pretty Good

Lifetime TV, which launched some three decades ago as the “network for women”, (as in real life desperate housewives) has grown into a platform which is unafraid to tell real life stories that the major networks no longer have the guts to address. Lifetime has, on occasion, presented in-house productions

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03 Feb 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe

  Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. It was anything but a “midnight dreary” (a reference to Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem The Raven) as around thirty Poe admirers gathered inside Castro Street’s Dog Eared Books last Thursday evening to celebrate the 208th

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12 Jan 2017

Local Bands Jam For Flint and Standing Rock on Sunday Night

For Mark Joseph, it’s about more than just the music. The local rocker has built up quite a following after years of performing and recording with several bands–he uses the podium this gives him in support of a variety of social justice causes. On Sunday night, January 15, Joseph’s band The

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03 Jan 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: My Name is Victoria Winters…

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre.   My name is Victoria Winters. My journey is beginning, a journey that I hope will open the doors of life to me and link my past with my future, a journey that will bring me

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12 Dec 2016

Bay of the Living Dead: She Who Must Burn, A Post-Trump Chiller

  Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre, past, present and future. This column returns after a one month hiatus. It’s been a difficult month, what with Donald Trump’s unexpected and terrifying victory. I needed a little break. But I’m glad to be

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24 Oct 2016

Was the New Rocky Horror Remake Really Necessary?

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. Sometimes I shake my head in wonder over the fact that the same company which offers the virulently right wing (and dishonest) Fox New Channel also offers the Fox Network, home to edgy shows like The

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