Posts Tagged ‘Zombies’

Statistical Analysis of a Zombie Apocalypse

Posted: 21st January 2011 by Dale Rappaneau in Halloween Fun
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In 2009, led by Philip Munz, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa created an epidemiological analysis of an outbreak of undead zombies. The zombies in the study were based off the Living Dead’s slow-moving zombies, yet the findings of the study do not bode well for the human race. In fact, the study concluded [...]

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Whether you have ever wished to own a zombie costume, or simply love zombie lore, let’s be honest for a moment, zombies are one of the largest fads currently lurching its way through mainstream media. From books (WWZ, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) and movies (Shaun of the Dead, Fido, Zombie Strippers, 28 Weeks Later) [...]

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If you haven’t seen the book trailer for Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall’s “Night of the Living Trekkies,” it’s a blast (and yes, it’s a trailer for the recently released book, not a movie): Costumed Star Trek fans in the zombie apocalypse — what’s not to love? It’s inspirational, too. A Zombie Trekkie Halloween [...]

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AMC wants to be on your Halloween night schedule, hoping folks will follow the evening’s celebration in front of the TV, for the premiere of the long-awaited “Walking Dead” series at 10:00 PM. My initial reaction, honestly, was that October 31st seems kind of late. I was hoping the show would launch earlier in the [...]

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Our favorite string of zombie movies, Resident Evil, is back and better then ever… What could be more awesome then another round of sexy Milla Jovovich beating the crap out of zombies and other twisted Umbrella Corp science experiment creatures? Watching her do it in 3D of course! Resident Evil Afterlife takes place in a [...]

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When I used to drive pizza, I would sometimes play this game in my head where all of the shadowy figures wandering the neighborhoods for whatever reason where the undead. I would mentally log the places with the most severe zombie infestations, usually while blasting Diemonsterdie on the car stereo. Sometimes this game freaked me [...]

Summer Reading

Posted: 10th July 2010 by Holly in Halloween Fun
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Everyone needs a little summer reading, to pass the time as you hole up in the basement from the sun’s brutal rays… or, you know, “beach books” to pass the time as ghoulishly as possible on your summer vacation. In no particular order, five books to check out this summer, if you haven’ yet: 1. [...]

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When the zombie apocalypse hits, one thing most survivors can really use is a dad — someone to protect them, make sure they have food and shelter, and who always, in theory, knows what to do.  Zombie movie dads do what they have to do, sometimes, like moms, even if it means their own doom. [...]

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The ghoulish Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull, seen here in an aerial photo via the German tabloid Bild, continues to make the news for its reign of terror over Europe. Not flying planes into that zombie-ash sounds like a good call. Want to dress up as Eyjafjallajökull? Pick up a Goon 12 mask — it’s almost uncanny! [...]

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The zombie plague puts mothers at a distinct disadvantage. While a mother’s survival instinct is strong enough to help her stay alive under horrendous circumstances, she will doom herself to protect and care for her child without a second thought. It’s what moms do. So, in honor of Mothers’ Day, here are five zombie movie [...]