Posts Tagged: Stewart

Episode 777: Deep Insight

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Snarky Reunions Zombie stories are supposed to be tense. That’s kind of the point of them, right? It’s supposed to be a story where people are facing a daily struggle for survival, and not always being able to succeed. And when they fail, not only are they eviscerated alive by the walking… Read more »

Episode 776: Manual Labor

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Honoring the Fallen Dealing with death is a pretty major theme in zombie survival stories. Obviously, the main group of the dead people have to deal with are the ambulatory variety that want to eat your face. However, there are also the bodies of companions that need to be dealt with. First,… Read more »

Episode 577: Look At It This Way…

Zombie Cliche Lookout: End of Life Philosophy Most heroic epics have some sort of wise sage dispensing wisdom and advice to the budding hero. It’s true, just ask George Lucas. That’s right, when he created Star Wars, he was taking a lot of notes from the mono-myth theory, made popular by A Hero with a… Read more »

Episode 576: Do Some Good

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Making Lemonade They say that, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade – and don’t worry, I’ll work zombies into this. Of course, there are a lot of smart-ass retorts to this, but I think that it’s really a good philosophy. There are so many things in life that we simply cannot… Read more »

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 »