Posts Tagged: Outbreak

Movie Review: Contagion

Between SARS, Avian Flu, Mad Cow, and a handful of other recent outbreak panics, it’s fair to say that the fear of a devastating pandemic is running high. Of course, the failure of any of those panics to bring huge body counts probably means that our level of attention to other diseases is on the… Read more »

Episode 105

About this Episode: The police officer is named after famed behaviorist B.F. Skinner, inventor of the Skinner Box. This isn’t really significant of anything, that’s just the name a friend suggested and I liked it. Still, read up on the guy; he was quite an interesting fellow. Zombie Cliché Lookout: Rationalization is a powerful force… Read more »

Episode 104

Zombie Cliché Lookout: At the start of every zombie story, patient zero has to die, and then rise like the cannibalistic freak he was born to become, devouring his friends and loved ones with reckless impariality. Depending on the circumstances, our Lazarus might die alone in the street, or surrounded by people working in a… Read more »

Episode 103

Site News: The winners of the Adaptation Challenge have been posted! Zombie Cliché Lookout: Trying to talk down an irrational character using cold logic is never an easy task, and it becomes infinitely harder when that character is waving a 9mm in the protagonist’s face and screaming demands. Generally speaking, this character is going to… Read more »

Episode 101

Zombie Cliché Lookout: For certain types of characters, the quickest way to resolve a conflict is through the liberal application of violence, or at least threats thereof. These characters don’t have the time or patience to waste with debate, cunning, or reasonable discourse; they simply lash out at whomever happens to be standing in their… Read more »

TV Review: The Walking Dead – TS-19

Please note: these reviews will contain spoilers for both the show and the comic, so be forewarned. As expected the six-episode season has flown by, and now we’re stuck in a holding pattern until season two premiers next year. Thankfully, the next season is going to be over twice as long (thirteen episodes). As you… Read more »

Zombie Creation of the Week 06.04.2010

Every Friday I’m going to share the coolest zombie-related creation I can find out there on the web. This week I’m featuring a few shots from a BrickCon 2008, a LEGO® convention that had a zombie theme. Aside from some awesome firemen versus zombie action, there are some really cool buildings here. I love the… Read more »

Zombie Creation of the Week 05.14.2010

Every Friday I’m going to share the coolest zombie-related creation I can find out there on the web. This week comes to us from Battledog on Flickr, and features a morgue overrun by the living dead. While there’s only one photo, the amount of detail, and creative use of brick-built gore makes this a must… Read more »