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Zombies: The Popularity of the Undead

With the recent increase in popularity of zombies, I thought it would be interesting to dig up (pun intended) some history about our “undead” friends. A zombie is defined as, “a fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse.” 349 more words

Paranormal

Syfy Celebrates George A. Romero's Birthday with 12 Hour NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Marathon on Facebook Live!

This Saturday, February 4th marks the 77th birthday of the godfather of the modern zombie film, George A. Romero! In celebration of this horror legend’s birthday, Syfy will be running a 12-hour marathon of the seminal 1968 classic film, … 211 more words

Horror News

We're in this together: Group dynamics in disaster scenarios

Whether it’s George Romero’s classic “Night of the Living Dead” or AMC’s ratings juggernaut “The Walking Dead,” there is a common element in zombie apocalypse fiction and that’s the fact that people survive better in groups, but not all groups work. 476 more words

The Walking Dead

Lingerers

Lingerers

At first, I thought lingerers were kind of rare in zombie lore, but the more I look around the more I think they are basically the norm. 69 more words

Zombies

Theatrical Thursday -A Taste for Zombies.

Anyone who knows me knows that I have somewhat of a longstanding zombie film appreciation. It was an addiction born of pure fear. As a kid, I was terrified of those slimy, grimy, stumbling dead bastards; scared shitless, actually. 569 more words

Armageddon Obsession

Years back, at DisInfoCon (I’ll try to find the link later and stick it here), Grant Morrison, comic-book writer, ritual magician and Glaswegian, mourned what he considered the western youth’s slide into what he deemed “apocalypse culture.” It’s an interesting cultural development; this is perhaps the first time in history that a vast amount of our consumable entertainment media has been based in worlds which appear to be ruined versions of our own. 720 more words

Media

'Night of the Living Dead' Actor George Kosana Dies at 81

George Kosana, most famous for playing Sheriff McClelland in “Night of the Living Dead,” has died at his home in Clairton, Pa. He was 81. 198 more words

Obituaries