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Zombie Viral

Prepare to experience déjà vu, that strange feeling we sometimes get that we’ve lived through something before. Last week, I wrote a blog post about doing the zombie workout at Koko FitClub. The local franchise of Koko FitClub shared my … Continue reading

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Be the Best You Can Zombie

Marketers have figured out that adding the word “zombie” can draw attention to their message, especially this close to Halloween. At Koko FitClub, coach Paul Romeo created a zombie workout that piqued my curiosity. I joined Koko FitClub last November … Continue reading

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The Driving Dead

The salesmen at Twin City Hyundai were excited to show me “The Walking Dead” Special Edition Tucson on their showroom floor. The vehicle’s design is in honor of the 10th anniversary of The Walking Dead graphic novel. I was at … Continue reading

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Star Gent

Rod Argent of The Zombies called in to do a radio interview with me on Tuesday. He was in Asheville to play at The Orange Peel. He and Colin Blunstone would perform the next night at the Bijou Theatre in … Continue reading

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KEMA Juice

A samovar sits at the back of the Emergency Operations Center, waiting to be filled with coffee on occasions when the room is filled with Knoxville and Knox County leaders managing a disaster. I also spotted a coffee maker in … Continue reading

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Subordinate Clause

Over 100 male parishioners attended a men’s conference at All Saints Church yesterday. The gathering was titled “Guided on the Path by the Spirit: Finding Your Spiritual GPS.” I  was asked to serve as the emcee. My job was to introduce the five … Continue reading

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Biting Humor

Zombie movies have amused me ever since “Night of the Living Dead.” A neighbor who worked in the movie business screened the film for the kids on our street one summer night in Noyac. My sisters hated the movie but I … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Zombie Happy

Comedian John Upton’s Facebook post said, “Hey guys, you want to see something funny? Make fun of the Walking Dead in your status. People will lose their minds!” He’s right. Because “The Walking Dead” is too gory for my wife, … Continue reading

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Far Left of the Radio Dial

A free Kindle book got me to listen to the pledge breaks on our local NPR affiliate in a new way. “Diary of a Public Radio Slave” by Kerri Wood Thomson was offered for free on the day I ordered … Continue reading

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Work du Ballet

Twenty years ago when I went to see Cirque du Soleil in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica, I made the mistake of expecting a circus. Last night at Thompson-Boling Arena, my expectation was a night of artistic … Continue reading

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Stream Weaver

Three of the items purchased with an Amazon.com gift certificate that I got for Christmas were Instant Videos. Two were movies that were on my wish list for a long time: “Shaun of the Dead” and “Stormy Weather.” The third … Continue reading

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TDOn’T

A small sign on the road warned that the right lane would be closed ahead. It was wrong. In fact, all lanes of Interstate 40 were closed for an hour Sunday morning, near the Alcoa Highway interchange. Additional closings occurred … Continue reading

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Gummy Dare

Walmart had the perfect snack for me to enjoy during Sunday night’s DVR-assisted doubleheader of “Dexter” and “The Walking Dead.” I eagerly bought a bag of Candy Body Parts on Sunday morning. Obviously, I will give most of  the individually-wrapped … Continue reading

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Walkie-talkies

Are you ready for some zombies? AMC will air all six episodes of the first season of “The Walking Dead” on Sunday as a lead-in to the second season premiere at 9:00 p.m. AMC’s investment in the undead extends to … Continue reading

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