Posts Tagged: Cheryl

Episode 569: Get… Out…

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Time for You to Leave While having more people around in a zombie survival situation certainly has its benefits, knowing when someone isn’t working can also be invaluable. Granted, no one wants to lose out on the extra helping hands, but if one person is dragging down group morale or putting people… Read more »

Episode 568: A Different Perspective

Zombie Cliche Lookout: My Side of Things One of the hardest things about dealing with people is not being able to anticipate, or even tell, how they’ll react to something. The more stressful the situation, the more challenging this becomes, and it’s hard to think of many situations more stressful than zombie survival. The problem… Read more »

Episode 567: Backlash

Zombie Cliche Lookout: A Little Appreciation If there’s one thing that’s always going to hold true about people in a zombie survival situation, it’s that they’re going to get into trouble, and they’re going to get desperate. People in general tend to be pretty independent and self-sufficient, with obvious exceptions, of course. Most of us… Read more »

Episode 566: Trust Issues

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Whom Do You Trust? One of the more difficult questions to tackle in the middle of a zombie uprising is whether you can or should trust the people you suddenly find yourself partnered with. If zombie movies have taught us anything – and I certainly like to believe they have – it’s… Read more »

Episode 565: Dissention

Zombie Cliche Lookout: A Slight Misunderstanding I’ll admit, the inspiration for this episode comes not from any zombie movie, or even a horror flick. It comes, instead, from the episode of The Simpsons where Homer joins the Navy reserves. In it, the drill instructor says to Homer: “Look, I don’t like you, and you don’t… Read more »

Episode 564: The Break Up

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Splinter Groups While conventional wisdom holds that there is strength in number, there are also a lot of interpersonal issues to deal with. Even though having more people around to deal with zombies is a good thing, if everyone is fighting and nothing is getting done, that strength simply isn’t worth it…. Read more »

Episode 550: Hospice in the Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Putting Aside Differences There’s a time to stand your ground, and there’s a time to put your feelings aside. Figuring out which is which is the tricky part, and that will be just as true in a zombie survival situation as any other. Suffice it to say, petty arguments don’t do anyone… Read more »

Episode 549: Us and Them

Zombie Cliche Lookout: There Are No Sides Of course, there are always sides, even when people should try to unite and cooperate in order to survive the zombie apocalypse. People are petty. They hold grudges. They’re selfish. They crave power. They’re mistrustful and biased. These, and many other human frailties put us at a distinct… Read more »