Dave Flomberg

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Sleepaway Camp's Jonathan Tiersten on the film's lasting appeal

    The summer-slasher Sleepaway Camp has been slowly amassing a cult audience over the past thirty years. In many ways it's a standard slasher, built on a series of gruesome murder set pieces, but its odd moments and bizarre-twist ending go a long way to set it apart from its more generic ilk. On the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Dave Flomberg talks Management for Zombies on the radio tonight

    Zombies have built their cultural cachet on the inherent dread of moldering, hungry death that stands up and comes after you. Still, the grisly cannibal corpses have always had a lighter side as well, and some of the very best zombie films, from Return of the Living Dead to Shaun of the Dead, are bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Benjamin Percy's Red Moon elevates werewolves to literature

    With Red Moon, noted author Benjamin Percy dives into genre fiction with a story about werewolves that live among us, feared and reviled and relegated to the fringes of society. The book fuses literary muscle to a skeleton of horror to create a rare breed of werewolf novel that offers a lot more to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Denver's five best zombie moments of 2012

    Every year, there are more and more zombie events in Denver. Zombie crawls, zombie balls, zombie burlesque, zombie proms, zombie car washes... it never stops. For those of us who can't get enough zombie action, it's like Christmas came early and often, only with more flesh-eating and less tinsel. Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    The werewolf apocalypse kicks off in Travis Heermann's The Wild Boys

    Tired of zombies and vampires hogging all the apocalyptic fiction fun? Local author Travis Heermann agrees, so he's pushing werewolves to the center stage in his new novel The Wild Boys. The timeless shapeshifters of the book come to life thanks to a bioengineered plague that tilts the balance of na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Corporate America meets the undead in Dave Flomberg's Management for Zombies

    Zombie lit has exploded in the past decade, with the undead menace making its way into everything from award-winning graphic novels (The Walking Dead) to mash-ups with the classics (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies). It's only natural, then, that the zombie is making its way into the corporate world ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Today's featured event: It's your last chance to dip Below the Fold

    Blogs -- and take note, you are reading this in a blog -- aren't the wave of the future. Blogs are the here and now, the thing of the moment, where grassroots communications are dealt right over the top of the table, straight-forward, via the Internet. It's where we can all ask the question, "I thin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2009

    Life Story

    A local journalist becomes a playwright.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2007

    Hot Burnin'

    Reader reviews of the Rocky Mountain News' redesign may be mixed -- but whoa, what's up with the new columnist photos? Who knew that pasty and pale writers could look so damn sexy?! You have to wonder what these wordsmiths were thinking as they stepped in front of the lens. Do I smile? Do I brood? S ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 15, 2001

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    On the Money

    Money Plays Eight was a gamble from the start--but it's paying off.