SPZ: Un-Dead Dave
At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, SPJ president Dave Cuillier died in New Orleans. By 6:30 p.m., he was undead.
While Cuillier had (literally) stiff competition – a zombie pirate wench, a zombie monk in flowing robes, a zombie clown in a fright wig smoking a cigar, and a zombie bride in a blood-splattered white dress – he attracted the largest group of creeped-out reporters…
But it ain’t easy becoming undead.
Cuillier sat in the lobby of the New Orleans Marriott while a makeup artist rotted out his presidential face with latex. This being New Orleans on the weekend before Halloween, very few people looked twice at the spectacle.
Later this week, we’ll update you on how the rest of Zombie Stories went. For now, here’s the before-during-after of Dave Cuillier’s zombification…
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