Episode 535: Rescue!

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Big Damn Hero Audiences love a hero. When the chips are down and it looks like the zombies are about to overrun the safe house and kill absolutely everyone in their path, it’s nice to see a hero or two pick up the torch and run in and save the day. And… Read more »

Episode 534: They Need Help!

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Divided Forces When attacked by zombies, it’s always tough to say how many there are and where they’re coming from. That’s one of the dangers of zombies. It’s very easy to get overconfident and think you’ve got a handle on things, if only because you don’t understand the breadth of the situation…. Read more »

Episode 530: Bad Luck

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Positive Thinking Conventional wisdom holds that there are two types of people in the world: optimists and pessimists. Pessimists generally hold that not getting their hopes up makes dealing with disappointment much easier, and makes wins that much sweeter. Optimists counter that seeing the good in the world lets them enjoy things… Read more »

Episode 529: Crash!

Zombie Cliche Lookout: More Pressing Issues Day to day, we have a lot of different things competing for our limited time and attention. Work, school, friends, family, hobbies, TV, games… the list goes on and on. Naturally, most of us are lucky enough to live in a pretty safe and comfortable world. The world of… Read more »

Episode 528: Bartering

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Fair Trade One of the first casualties of the zombie apocalypse is going to be currency. We’ve enjoyed the ability to trade dollars (or whatever you local currency happens to be) for good and services for generations, so this change is going to be difficult for a lot of people, especially at… Read more »