Posts Tagged: Stewart

Episode 575: Prepare the Tear Ducts!

Zombie Cliche Lookout: It’s Not Your Fault I’m going to talk a lot today about a non-zombie movie; I hope that’s okay with everyone. The film I’m referencing is Good Will Hunting, and bonus points to all of you who figured that out from the comic itself. I like the film well enough; there’s a… Read more »

Episode 574: Not to Plan

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Zombie Combat Strategy They say that no plan survives contact with the enemy, and while that will probably hold true when it comes to combating zombies, the zeds do give you a couple of advantages. Zombies, after all, aren’t exactly known for thinking things through. They see potential food, they pursue potential… Read more »

Episode 573: Taking Responsibility

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Doing the Difficult Things There are a lot of formative moments in people’s lives. These are the times where you don’t want to do something, but you know that it’s the right thing to do. Times where you do that difficult thing and become a fuller, more mature person as a result…. Read more »

Episode 556: From the Horse’s Mouth

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Deathbed Interviews It is said that no one is more honest than a person on their death bed. Even the US justice system takes this into account, with special cases to admit hearsay as evidence when it comes to a person’s “dying declaration”. The assumption being that there is nothing holding that… Read more »

Episode 555: Living Life

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Wishes of the Dying I’d like to think that, when my time is running out, I would stop thinking about myself, and really start thinking about the people I leave behind. I’ve had a number of people I was close to die, and those that had the dubious gift to know that… Read more »

Episode 554: Blame Game

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Weighing a Life In fiction, I hate the trope where the hero is forced to choose between saving two different people or groups. It always feels far too artificial. However, I do think there are some interesting things to pull out of the trope. The big one, of course, is how you… Read more »

Episode 553: Hesitation

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Survivor’s Guilt People have a natural drive to survive, but it’s something people often struggle with after the fact. This is especially true when they survive, but others didn’t. Consider it for a moment. Let’s say you survive a car accident, but one of your loved ones doesn’t. You wouldn’t be able… Read more »

Episode 552: Voluntary Hostage

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Leave One Behind When new people are introduced to a group, there’s always a period of mistrust. This is one of those essential parts of human nature that we see in day to day life, and one that we can expect to become much more prevalent in a zombie survival situation. I’m… Read more »