Zombie Mania
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Zombie Mania
Examining the zombie archetype in western culture and as a pop culture phenomenon.
Curated by Susan Cook
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Zombie Ranch

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Meet Susannah Zane. She’s a rancher. She raises livestock. Only thing is, her stock isn’t technically “live”. The Great Zombie Plague wiped out a fair portion of civilization, and humans weren’t the only victims of its ravenous hunger. But that was years ago, and where cattle, pigs, and sheep got scarce, practical sorts found a new herd to market: the zombies themselves!

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Drunk or Zombie? A New Year’s Guide

Drunk or Zombie? A New Year’s Guide | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
Many moons ago, back in Washington, DC, Susanne and I hosted a New Year's Eve party. Without verbalizing it, we'd grown too old to find a night of uninterrupted dancing to a set of booming woofers ...
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Zombie becomes fashion model

Zombie becomes fashion model | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
80 percent of his body is covered in tattoos. He's also thought of splitting his tongue, sharpening his teeth into fangs and removing an ear. Now it looks like becoming a cadaverous zombie was the best career decision Rick Genest ever made.
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On the Origin of Zombies » Sociological Images

On the Origin of Zombies » Sociological Images | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it

If you are alive these days, and not already part of the undead masses yourself, you probably have noticed a staggering increase of zombie references in film, television, pop culture, videogames and the internet.

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HowStuffWorks "How Zombies Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Zombies Work" | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
Zombies are extremely popular in movies and video games. Learn about Haitian zombies, how science explains zombies and how to defend against zombie attacks.
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Zombie Holiday

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Not quite as popular as vampires, but not far behind, zombies seems to be all the rage recently, from I Am Legend and Zombieland on the silver screen to the plethora of print offerings...

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Undead Harmony: How Zombie Fiction Excited Firearms Culture

Undead Harmony: How Zombie Fiction Excited Firearms Culture | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
In case you haven't noticed, zombies are pretty hot right now and there is no sign the mania will abate. We like zombies. Since they've been mishandled for so long in film and print, we are encoura...
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A land without Zombies - This New Zealand Life

NEW ZEALAND has come away with an honorable mention as one of the top places to live when the Zombie apocolypse strikes. It's small population combined with vast tracts of unihabited land make it ideal for hunkering ...
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Ten WORST Things to do During a Zombie Outbreak

Ten WORST Things to do During a Zombie Outbreak | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
Let's face it - Zombie Defense is getting popular these days. An ocean of Zombie Survival and Zombie Defense Guides have popped up, this one included, telling people what they should do during an outbreak of zombies.
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10 Incredibly Great Zombie Toys - Topless Robot

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It's not just action figures. It's mostly action figures, of course, but not entirely.
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This Spatial Life: Introducing a Zombie Habitat Model

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Therefore, I recently combined my interest in GIS with a growing love of all things zombie. This resulted in a talk at Monmouth University's GIS Day 2011 titled "Popular Culture and GIS: Using Geospatial Technologies to Model ...
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Watch Now: Tips For Surviving A Holiday Zombie Invasion | Geeks ...

Watch Now: Tips For Surviving A Holiday Zombie Invasion | Geeks ... | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it
The fine folks over atTeam Unicorn have put together this quaint little video entitled 'A Very Zombie Holiday'. They packed it chock full of tender morsels concerning how to survive a holiday zombie attack, such as locking your ...
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Dealing With The Guy Who's Clearly Hiding a Zombie Bite

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Which is worse: Being the first bitten in your group of survivors or the last?
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The Zombie Zodiac - Your astrological guide to post Z-day survival & undead living...

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A history of zombies in America

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The early success of AMC series Walking Dead confirms it: Though zombies have been hot for a while, they are now officially the new vampires. Why do Americans love zombies, and what does it say about us?
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Weird Zombie Portraits By Andre De Freitas

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Andre De Freitas is an imaginative illustrator and photographer got a degree in computer animation. Have a look into his zombie portraits.
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ZombieSquad: Making things deader since 2003

ZombieSquad: Making things deader since 2003 | Zombie Mania | Scoop.it

Zombie Squad is an elite zombie suppression task force ready to defend your neighborhood from the shambling hordes of the walking dead. We provide trained, motivated, skilled zombie extermination professionals and zombie survival consultants. Our people and our training are the best in the industry.

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Praying to the Zombie Jesus: The Spirituality of Horror

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Zombie Jesus might seem silly to you and horror may not be your thing. But spiritual seekers might want to ponder the imagery of horror precisely because it runs against some of their instincts.
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Harvard Psychiatrist Examines Zombie Brains

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A Harvard psychiatrist has come up with some theories on how the zombie brain works, or more to the point, doesn't work.
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George A. Romero Interview

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From world affairs to entertainment, business to fashion, crime to society, Vanity Fair is a cultural catalyst that drives the popular dialogue globally.
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