David Elijah Nahmod
Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. William Lustig’s Maniac shocked moviegoers and critics alike upon its release in 1980. A character driven slasher film, Maniac featured scenes of extreme gore unlike anything that had previously been seen on the screen. The film was deemed unsuitable for
On Sunday May 19 Emmy winning stand-up comic Sarah Silverman will appear with actor, writer and Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky on stage at the Herbst Theater for an evening of comedy, conversation and music. Proceeds from the show will benefit San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, Project Open Hand and
On Tuesday, April 30, filmmaker Jose Garrotte will appear at the Face-To-Face With The Filmmaker series, which is presented by Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema. Garrotte will be screening his latest work Invidente (Sightless) a short documentary about Belo Cipriani, a writer who lost his sight at the age of 26. The screening,
Around 6-8 times a month patrons at Johnny Foley’s, an Irish pub which straddles the border of the Tenderloin and Union Square, can hear the musical stylings of Nathan Temby. Temby is part of a rotating roster of pianists who perform in Foley’s cellar in what are known as “dueling piano” shows.
Now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum, Lew The Jew And His Circle: Origins Of American Tattoo looks back upon one of New York’s earliest tattoo artists and his contemporaries. The exhibition will remain up through June 9. Albert Morton Kurzman, aka Lew The Jew, was born in New York
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
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