Thursday, January 29 2015
The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media.
Thursday, April 10 2014
At first glance, Black Moon might appear to be just another variation of the zombie theme, but it isn't: this novel is written for adults.
Thursday, September 5 2013
The images of humans imprisoning themselves in The Walking Dead speak poignantly about a world in which walls seem like an answer to the threat of those masses of bodies on the other side.
Monday, July 15 2013
Another day, another zombie apocalypse. However, when Uncharted developer Naughty Dog is orchestrating that apocalypse, it may be worth taking a look at.
Sunday, November 6 2011
Come for the brains, stay for the special features ...
Sunday, April 10 2011
"It seemed like an odd marriage: Frank Darabont and AMC ... and zombies." Jeryl Prescott talks about how her Southern roots prepared her for this story of zombie apocalypse in the South.
Thursday, September 9 2010
Thomas Harris' Francis Dolarhyde once commented that his victims were privy to a great becoming. As The Walking Dead continues, Robert Kirkman gives us front row center seats to the greatest undoing of all.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
Fans will find themselves terrified by some of the author's lack of knowledge of and respect for the horror genre.
Tuesday, March 16 2010
Both volumes find their writers sizing up the basic appeal of the zombie story: the ability to remake the world in some new charnel-house image. Consistently, both find their writers quite capable of the task.
Wednesday, January 6 2010
On its third album of exhilarating psych-rock, Jookabox channels blues, hip-hop, folk, punk, Animal Collective's evil step-sister, and zombies for mostly compelling results.