David Elijah Nahmod

07 Dec 2018

How Dan Curtis Transformed Horror Movies on TV

  Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Throughout the 1970s Dan Curtis (1927-2006) was the master of TV horror. His career in the genre began in the mid-1960s, when his bizarre daytime soap opera Dark Shadows became an unexpected pop culture phenomenon, at its peak pulling

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09 Nov 2018

Trans Film Festival Returns To The Roxie

The latest edition of the annual Transgender Film Festival returns to the Roxie Cinema this weekend with a slate of films which promise to be both political, informative, and entertaining. The three day festival takes on a special meaning this year given the anti-trans policies of the Trump administration–the President

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25 Oct 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Halloween Horrors Around Town

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Greetings, great pumpkins! Halloween is once again upon us and there are plenty of goings-on around town to wet your horrific appetite. If classic horror films are your cup of tea, then head over to the big,

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07 Sep 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Haunters, New Doc Takes You Behind The Scenes Of Haunted Houses

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column has been on hiatus, but now it’s back. In Haunters: The Art Of The Scare, documentary filmmaker Jon Schnitzer takes audiences on a roller coaster ride through Halloween haunted house attractions that are created

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26 Mar 2018

How To Be A White Man: A Hilarious New Play About Privilege

Luna Malbroux co-stars with Kevin Glass in How To Be a White Man: A Practical Guide To Getting Privilege You Don’t Have But Are Entitled To, her own play currently on view at the African American Art and Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street). The production is being put on by the San

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23 Mar 2018

The SF Gay Men’s Chorus Toured the Deep South. Now They’re Singing About it

On Thursday March 29th, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will present Bridges at Davies Symphony Hall, a performance which the chorus says “features an evening of songs that look at the past, celebrate the present, and builds the bridge for a better future.” Chorus Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig explained how

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09 Mar 2018

Transitions: A Strange Theatrical Satire On Trump And Putin

In the program notes for Transitions, his new play currently on view at the Gateway Theater, Theater Rhinoceros Executive Director John Fisher states that his late Republican dad would never have supported Donald Trump. Fisher wears many hats in Transitions. In addition to writing and directing, he also stars as both Trump and

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07 Feb 2018

Bay of the Living Dead: The Beauty of Mario Bava

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column returns after a two month hiatus. Glad to be back! Few filmmakers can match the stunning visual beauty of Mario Bava, the Italian auteur who made a number of horror films in Italy during the 1960s

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