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Wacky Wonky Walk & Kids Festival Oct 25, 2014 A walk and festival featuring a Willy Wonka theme, games and activities everywhere. There will also be Phil's BBQ available for purchase and proceeds benefit the San Diego Center for Children. 87 other events on Saturday, October 25
 
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays
Theater
A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
News
City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
Editorial
From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

 

 
 
Seen Local

Daryl Dixon needs a hug

Norman Reedus from the ‘The Walking Dead’ talks about his character—the killer cracker with a heart of gold

Zombies have taken a big bite out of our cultural consciousness, and they have no greater platform to shamble on than The Walking Dead, the AMC show developed by Frank Darabont, based on Robert Kirkman’s celebrated comic book.

By Anders Wright
Seen Local

The ultimate Comic-Con dead-genda

A list of all things zombie at this year’s fest

Zombie-themed panels, parties, films and more at this year's Comic-Con.

Seen Local

Sam Humphries' Con of the dead

Fanboys Vs. Zombies author proves his love for the nerds, offers survival tips in case of apocalypse

Sam Humphries is a writer who joyfully and explicitly depicts his readers as brainless, drooling humanoids. Yet, he’s pretty quick to defend them.

By Ryan Bradford
News

Where will the bodies go?

In the event of a catastrophe, San Diego County has a plan for mass burials

Less than half a mile east of the San Diego Convention Center, just past the Manchester Grand Hyatt and next to the Seaport Village sign, lies the marker for a mass grave.

By Dave Maass
Music feature

The power of corpse paint

In black-metal, deathly makeup reflects musicians' personalities

Corpse paint has long been a key element of black-metal, a heavy-metal subgenre that eschews goodness and grace in favor of all things dark, nihilist and evil.

By Peter Holslin
Grubby Bitch

Brains for supper at Tacos el Gordo

Mainstream tacos mingle with more daring picks at the popular haunt

The second film in the Indiana Jones trilogy is to blame for my fear of Jell-O molds, monkeys and, until recently, Indian buffets.

By Amy T. Granite
Shenanigans

Shenanigans: Romero's exquisite corpse

Arrange director George A. Romero's "___ of the Dead" movies in order

To date, director George A. Romero has made six "Dead" movies. Put them in order to reveal a corpsetastic image of the zombie master himself.

By Dave Maass
 
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