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Nov.17.2009
Artist and musician Timothy Renner worked with Loren on her earlier book, Death’s Garden: Relationships with Cemeteries. Tim’s depiction of the girl lifting up her skin to reveal her skeleton -- an unused design for The Process -- became an icon of Morbid Curiosity magazine, serving to illustrate...
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Nov.16.2009
Artist and writer M. Parfitt has been “throwing stuff together” all her life. Her mixed-media work incorporates fabric, paper, blood, hair, lint, nails and other unexpected materials. She has exhibited her collages and assemblages in over fifty shows since 1985, in galleries all over the United...
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Nov.14.2009
This morning's interview is the last until Monday, when I'll start to feature the artists of Morbid Curiosity. In the meantime, I'm headed up to Seattle.  Tonight at 7, I'll be speaking at Elliott Bay Book Company, one of my favorite bookstores in all the world.  I plan to discuss the humble...
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Nov.14.2009
Kimberly Poeppey-Del Rio is an antique dealer and paranormal investigator from Milwaukee. Some of her sightings have been published in the books Hunting the American Werewolf by Linda Godfrey (Trails Media Group, 2006), Weird Wisconsin by Linda Godfrey and Richard Hendricks (Sterling, 2005), and in...
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Nov.13.2009
Brian Thomas’s writing appeared in almost every Automatism Press publication, including Lend the Eye a Terrible Aspect and Death's Garden: Relationships with Cemeteries. In the pages of Morbid Curiosity, he buried a cat, visited the Black Virgin in Poland, worked with a human skeleton that he didn’...
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Nov.12.2009
Jessica Eisner graduated with Honors from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. She has worked and traveled throughout much of Asia, Europe, and Ecuador, where she researched Amazonian culture for a new book. In 2004, Dr. Eisner wrote and directed Muffin Man, a morbid and...
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Nov.11.2009
Simon Wood is an ex-racecar driver, a licensed pilot, and an occasional private investigator. He’s had over 150 stories and articles published. He’s a frequent contributor to Writer’s Digest and is the Anthony Award-winning author of Working Stiffs, Accidents Waiting to Happen, Paying the Piper,...
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Nov.10.2009
George Neville-Neil is a quiet Irish boy trapped in the body of a Jewish anarchist.  For Morbid Curiosity magazine, he wrote about cruising, getting tested for AIDS, and visiting the Communards in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.  His memory of finding his landlord dead -- “Finding Paul” --...
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Nov.09.2009
Mary Ann Stein has been writing since 2001, when she first took a course at the Writing Salon. Every day she blogs about theater in San Francisco, traveling, writing, and occasionally baseball at www.nomorecommasperiod@blogspot.com. She had one piece in Morbid Curiosity magazine, which I’ve invited...
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Nov.08.2009
Darren Mckeeman’s writing career started with winning the first prize at the Georgia Prison Writers Association Contest in 1991.  He is the editor of The Best of Gothic.Net: 1997 to 2001 and the author of City of Apocrypha.  The experience he called “Tracking the Zodiac” brightened the pages of...