Posts Categorized: Reviews

Zombie Book Review: Zombie Ohio

Zombie Ohio: A Tale of the Undead by Scott Kinemore spins a tale through the eyes of a Zombie. Not a true zombie but one who is slowly turning. Peter Mellor was a college professor at a university in – you guessed it – Ohio, who gets into a fatal car accident as a zombie… Read more »

Zombie Book Review: Ex-Patriots

EX-Patriots is the highly anticipated sequel to Peter Clines first zombie book, EX-Heroes. Clines has created a world decimated by the Zombie Apocalypse where humans turned zombies are called “Exes” and the comic styled superhuman’s fully loaded with special powers who failed to save the world are called “EX Heroes.” What is interesting is that… Read more »

Brick Review: BrickWarriors’ Fantasy/Ancient Accessories

Custom, LEGO®-compatible accessories are becoming big business these days. BrickArms and BrickForge are both producing dozens of high quality accessories to equip your minifig armies with weapons, armor, and other items that LEGO® doesn’t typically produce (although its broadening its horizons as well). While these two giants dominate the industry, there is still plenty of… Read more »

Book Review: Roads Less Traveled: The Plan

Most zombie stories like to work under the idea that zombies are a concept no one is aware of. In their universe, Night of the Living Dead never happened, there is no underlying cultural consciousness of zombies and how to deal with them, and Max Brooks certainly never wrote a detailed guide for surviving the… Read more »

Book Review: Mort

Mort. That’s the name of the hero in this book, also called Mort. Not a very impressive sounding name, is it? Well neither is the guy himself. Out of breath after a light jog due to years of sitting on a stool in his comic book shop, Mort isn’t the type of main character who… Read more »

Book Review: The Hole

The Hole by Aaron Ross Powell is wonderfully weaved genre blend that takes you on a few detours that most standard apocalypse books don’t even touch. Powell is a first-time published author, and I must admit I am always wary of reading books by literary rookies. While Grammar and spelling errors don’t phase me –… Read more »

Movie Review: Day of the Dead (2008)

Remakes always take some liberties with the original (otherwise why bother?), whether that be some tweaks to the plot, adding or removing characters, changing the setting, etc. Generally these changes are fairly superficial, but even when they’re major you can always get a sense of the original. Well, almost always. 2008’s remake of Day of… Read more »