All the Morbid Curiosity magazine events

Morbid 10001I was thinking again about all the wonderful events I hosted for Morbid Curiosity magazine. Over the course of the magazines 10 years, I had the honor of hosting Maria Alexander, Michael Arnzen, Maurice Broaddus, M. Christian, Alan M. Clark, Thorn Coyle, John Everson, Christa Faust, Dana Fredsti, Rain Graves, Brian Hodge, Brian Keene, Nancy Kilpatrick, Mark McLaughlin, Eddie Muller, Lorelei Shannon, Jill Tracy, John Turi, Simon Wood, and so many more.

Here’s the full list of events:

The First Morbid Curiosity Open Mic
Friday, October 2, 1998 at 5 p.m.
Death Equinox ’98
Sheraton West, Denver, Colorado
Storytellers: Michael Hemmingson, Jasmine Sailing, Gene Santagada, Jeffrey A. Stadt, R.N. Taylor, Brian Thomas, Bruce Young

The First Morbid Curiosity Reading
Saturday, November 28, 1998 at 4-6:30 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, Hayes Valley, 534 Laguna Street, San Francisco
Readers: J.D., Dean Estes, Vince Furia, Gravity Goldberg, George Neville-Neil, M. Parfitt, Claudius Reich

Morbid Curiosity #3 Release Party and Reading
Saturday, June 19, 1999 at 4-7 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 534 Laguna Street, San Francisco
Readers: Dana Fredsti, Scott Jacobson, M. Parfitt, Claudius Reich, Gene Santagada, Lee Smith, Brian Thomas

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic at Death Equinox ’99
Saturday, September 25, 1999 at 5 p.m.
Ramada Inn Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado
Storytellers: Violet Blackwell, Michael Hemmingson, Claudius Reich, Jasmine Sailing, Gene Santagada, Jeffrey A. Stadt, Bruce Young

Morbid Curiosity #3 Reading
Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 7 p.m.
Dark Delicacies, 3725 W. Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank, California
Readers: Dana Fredsti, Claudius Reich, Benjamin Scuglia, Lee Smith, Brian Thomas

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic at World Horror Convention 2000
Thursday, May 11, 2000 at 11 p.m.
Adam’s Mark Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Storytellers: Chad Hensley, Brian Hodge, Darren Mckeeman Mark McLaughlin, Claudius Reich, Jasmine Sailing, Gene Santagada, Chris Yardley, Bruce Young

Morbid Curiosity #4 Release Party, Reading, and Art Show
Saturday, June 10, 2000 at 4-7 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 534 Laguna St., San Francisco
Readers: Jordan Cochran, Joe Donohoe, Dana Fredsti, Winter Laake, Darren Mckeeman, George Neville-Neil, M. Parfitt, Brian Thomas, Geoff Walker

1st art show:
Christopher R. Bales, Mike Hunter, Hugues Leblanc, M. Parfitt, Erik Quarry, Kimberlee Traub, Leilah Wendell

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic at World Horror Convention 2001
Saturday, May 26, 2001 at 9:30-11:30 p.m.
Seattle Marriott Sea-Tac Airport Hotel, Seattle, Washington
Storytellers: M. Christian, Chad Hensley, Claudius Reich, Lorelei Shannon, Robert Shuster, Willow

Morbid Curiosity #5 Release Party Reading & the 2nd Art Show
Saturday, June 9, 2001 at 4-6 p.m.
The New Borderlands, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Shira B., Kalifer Deil, Dean Estes, Dana Fredsti, Dalton Graham, George Neil-Neil, M. Parfitt, Claudius Reich, Brian Thomas

2nd art show:
Mike Hunter, Dorian Katz, R. Samuel Klatchko, Hugues Leblanc, Loren Rhoads, Chris Schnapp, Kimberlee Traub, Leilah Wendell

Morbid Curiosity weds the Museum of Death
Sunday, June 17, 2001 at 6-8 p.m.
Museum of Death, 6430 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California
Readers: Shira B., Dana Fredsti, Bill Hayes, Alex S. Johnson, Claudius Reich, Brian Thomas

Ghastly Gorey Gala
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 at 9 p.m.
Café du Nord, 2170 Market Street, San Francisco
Readers: Shira B., M. Christian, George Neville-Neil

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic at World Horror Convention 2002
Saturday, April 13, 2002 at 9:30-11:30 p.m.
Radisson Hotel at O’Hare, Chicago, Illinois
Storytellers: Alan Beatts, Rain Graves, Brian Keene, Pattie Lee, Seth Lindberg, Darren Mckeeman, Sandy Schultz, Robert Shuster, Mason Winfield

Morbid Curiosity #6 release reading
Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 4-7 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Shira B., M. Christian, Jeff Dauber, Kalifer Deil, M. Parfitt, Jill Tracy, Lilah Wild

SpookyCon
Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 6 p.m.
Holiday Inn Chinatown, San Francisco
Readers: Rain Graves, Allegra Lundyworf, Darren Mckeeman, Claudius Reich, Jill Tracy, Lilah Wild, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic at World Horror Convention 2003
Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 11:15 p.m.
Kansas City, Missouri
Storytellers: Michael Arnzen, Alan Clark, Brian Keene, John Turi, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity #7 release reading
Saturday, May 10, 2003 at 3-6 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Gravity Goldberg, Keith Lowell Jensen, Allegra Lundyworf, M. Parfitt, Ashley Phelps, Claudius Reich, Mary Ann Stein, Karen Toensfeldt, Simon Wood

Surviving Morbid Curiosity — Morbid Curiosity #8 release reading
Saturday, May 15, 2004 at 3-6 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Uncle Anne, Aldyth Beltane, Katrina James & Sherilyn Connelly, Justin Hall, M. Parfitt, William Selby, Jill Tracy, Geoff Walker, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity in the Fog
Monday, August 23, 2004 at 8:30 p.m.
Canvas Café, 1200 9th Avenue, San Francisco
Readers: Gravity Goldberg, Allegra Lundyworf, Claudius Reich, Shauna Rogan, Jill Tracy, Geoff Walker

True Halloween Tales
Monday, October 25, 2004 at 8:30 p.m.
Canvas Café, 1200 9th Avenue, San Francisco
Storytellers: Thorn Coyle, Dean Estes, Dalton Graham, Eddie Muller (for Erik McMahon), William Selby, Mary Ann Stein, Karen Switzer, Tom Wiggins, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity reading
Saturday, October 30, 2004
Bride of SpookyCon
Hotel Kabuki, Japantown, San Francisco
Readers: Aldyth Beltane, Sherilyn Connelly, Katrina James, Allegra Lundyworf, William Selby

Morbid Curiosity Magazine Reading & Open Mic
Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 8-9:30 p.m.
World Horror Convention 2005
Park Central Hotel, New York City, New York
Storytellers: Cerridwen Alexander, Maria Alexander , Christa Faust, Nancy Kilpatrick, Hugues Leblanc, Claudius Reich, Gene Santagada, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity #9 release reading
Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 7-9 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: David Booth, John Domeier, Jude Gibson, Dorian Katz, Allegra Lundyworf, M. Parfitt, RuthAnn Spike, Beth Touchette-Laughlin, Will Walker, Lilah Wild

True Halloween Tales
Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 7-9 p.m.
Spellbinding Tales, 1901A Encinal Avenue, Alameda, California
Readers: Joe Donohoe, Dorian Katz, Claudius Reich, Willliam Selby, Chris West, Lilah Wild, Simon Wood

Morbid Curiosity Open Mic
Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 11 p.m.
World Horror Convention 2006
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, San Francisco
Storytellers: Maurice Broaddus, Alan M. Clark, John Everson, Seth Lindberg, Claudius Reich, Simon Wood

Inspired by Jane: Morbid Curiosity magazine raises money for breast cancer research
Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 7-9 p.m.
Avon reading #1
Borders Books on Union Square, 400 Post Street, San Francisco, California
Readers: David Booth, Seth Flagsberg, RuthAnn Spike, Mary Ann Stein, Beth Touchette-Laughlin, Rachel Trachten

A Wake for Morbid Curiosity — Morbid Curiosity #10 release reading
Saturday, June 3, 2006 at 7-9 p.m.
Borderlands Cafe, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Sherilyn Connelly, Karen Harper, Seth Flagsberg, Seth Lindberg, M. Parfitt, Lena Strayhorn, Beth Touchette-Laughlin, Will Walker, Chris West

A Requiem for Morbid Curiosity
Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 7-9 p.m.
Spellbinding Tales, 1910A Encincal Avenue, Alameda
Readers: Seth Lindberg, Allegra Lundyworf, Claudius Reich, RuthAnn Spike, Jill Tracy, Lilah Wild

The Last Evening of Morbid Curiosity
Saturday, November 4 at 8 p.m.
Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St., Sacramento
Readers: Becca Costello, John Domeier, Keith Lowell Jensen, M. Parfitt

2nd Morbid Curiosity Breast Cancer Benefit
Wednesday, June 27, 2007 at 7 p.m.
Borderlands Bookstore, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Readers: Jeff Dauber, Gravity Goldberg, Mary Ann Stein, Jane Underwood

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of The Dangerous Type, Kill By Numbers, and No More Heroes. I am also the co-author (with Brian Thomas) of the novel Lost Angels and the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.
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