Zombie Evolution Essay

5 07 2009

Steven Duarte dissects the evolution of the Zombie in modern pop culture, specifically as it relates to movies, in a recent article written for Human Trend.  In addition to providing an accurate historical account of zombie movies, the article outlines the importance of keeping the genre alive for future generations.


Zombie Cherub Moleskine Sketch

5 07 2009

Skineart.com sez:

“What if zombies got into heaven, how different could it be?”

UPDATE: Fremont Walk a success

4 07 2009

The “Red, White, and Dead” event in Fremont, CA, WA drew in over 5,000 zombiephiles to break the Guiness world record of “Largest Zombie Walk”.  See The Ballard News Tribune for details and pictures.

Zombie Walk at Fremont Outdoor Movies (Seattle)

2 07 2009

Zombie Walk at Fremont Outdoor MoviesFremont Outdoor Movies in Seattle is hoping to capture the Guiness Book of World Records‘ title of “Largest Zombie Walk in The World” this Friday, July 3rd.  Over 4,000 zombiephiles will gather for a night of undead mayhem, as the walk is just part of the fun.  Have your picture taken at the post-apocalyptic photo booth, and learn Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance.  Just don’t forget to dress up!  Oh, and it’s a charity gig – make sure to bring a canned good to the show!

Zombie Haiku

1 07 2009

Encourage the zombie poet in you to come out by reading the entries to Topless Robot‘s Zombie Haiku challenge.  Some of these entries are priceless:

Because I love you
That’s why you have to let me

Yum yum in my tum
I love brains they tastes so good
Brains I love I hungry

Although the contest is officially closed, you can still post your own zombie-related Haiku poem.

Take the Zombie Survival Quiz

1 07 2009

How will you fare when the big outbreak hits ?  Find out now by taking News and Entertainment‘s Zombie Survival Quiz.

Clearly, I would not last very long:

My Zombie Survival Rank

Cardiovascular paper makes you look like a zombie

1 07 2009

Paris-based photographer Laurent Champoussin designed these cool-looking paper models of cardiovascular veins. When applied to the skin, it looks like a zombie actually chewed through to the core.  The paper is meant to be a work of art based on the écorché model, so don’t expect to find these on the market.  Still, I so want this for next Halloween!

[via Street Anatomy]