Tales As Old As Time – Zombies in My Blog

Forget princesses and happy endings, I can spend hours on r/nosleep reading about the most horrifying experiences and down-right chilling tales. Every culture around the world has these sorts of tales or folklore. Many of them are terrifying and some are just silly. I’m here to tell you about a terrifying story from my family’s past. My grandmother and her children fled Southeast Asia after the Vietnam War in the late ’70s. They escaped in the middle of the night with nothing but the clothes on their back and whatever they could carry. My mom was the fourth born in a Continue Reading

Movies in the Spirit of Halloween – Zombies in My Blog

There are friends I know who wait all year to watch Halloween movies the same way some people wait to watch Christmas movies. I’m not just talking about scary movies — although Scary Movie does take place at Halloween. I’m talking about movies that embrace the spirit of the season and make you really feel like it’s October. Judging by all the memes and what I’ve been asking my Facebook friends, it seems that Hocus Pocus is one of the films at the top of that list. Although very much a product of the ’90s in the way that the teenage Continue Reading

The Phantom of the Opera Terrorizes TPAC – Zombies in My Blog

Per MattJust in time for the haunting season, a new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic appears at TPAC for a two-week engagement. The Phantom of the Opera is there… Cameron Mackintosh brings this new production of the Broadway classic to downtown Nashville, showing now through Nov. 4 in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall as a part of a national tour. With new staging, new costumes and an all-new chandelier, this version of Phantom would make Andrew Lloyd Webber proud. Speaking of Webber, he noted, “Having received great critical acclaim in the U.K. and North America, I am really Continue Reading