Posts Tagged: Violence

Episode 255: Turning the Tables

Zombie Cliche Lookout: Soft, Supple Zombie Skulls One thing that annoys me in a lot of zombie flicks is the notion that zombie skulls would be a pretty malleable thing. Punching through a human skull, zombified or otherwise, wouldn’t be a piece of cake. The skull is specifically designed to protect the brain; having it… Read more »

Episode 215: Retreat or Rout

Zombie Cliché Lookout: Hold the Line In movies, retreats are always messy, dirty things. Men fleeing, dropping equipment and weapons in a mad attempt to get the hell out of there. In reality, retreats are relatively complicated military maneuvers. A good retreat means keeping your soldiers safe, and retaining all your equipment, and if you… Read more »

Episode 202: Everything Goes to Hell

Zombie Cliché Lookout: Everything Goes to Hell They say God (or gods, whatever) laughs whenever you make plans, and that couldn’t’ be more true during the zombie apocalypse. From a quickly thrown together escape plan, to a detailed strategy for retaking and area and setting it up for sustainable agriculture, something, somewhere is going to… Read more »

Zombie Creation: Office Zombies

There’s a lot of zombie stuff out there, and most of it is crap. People like to jump on bandwagons and produce quick tie-ins rather than investing love and effort into their creations. Luckily for you, I’m here to help separate the wheat from the chaff. Check back every Thursday, when I’m going to share… Read more »

Episode 177

Zombie Cliché Lookout: It’s always difficult to tell is that zombie laying on the ground has been properly re-killed, or if it’s just sitting a spell and plans on getting up and taking a bite out of you when you pass. So what’s a man to do? Why not cave in its skull with whatever… Read more »

Episode 176

Zombie Cliché Lookout: In a zombie apocalypse, you’ve got to stay focused. Getting distracted, even briefly, in the midst of the walking dead can get you killed faster than anything. This is especially important when you consider just how hard it will be to not look at zombies getting shot, decapitated, and bashed up with… Read more »

Episode 175

Announcements: I’d say it’s time for another challenge, wouldn’t you? Well check out The 16×16 Challenge. It should be a fun one, and we’ve got some sweet prizes for the winner. Zombie Cliché Lookout: When it comes to killing zombies, it’s really easy to start over-complicating things. What’s the best caliber gun? Do you need… Read more »

Episode 174

Zombie Cliché Lookout: When it comes to inexplicably ambulatory undead creatures that are trying to eat you, you can never take too many precautions. Sure, we all know that you catch the zombie bug from getting bitten (or sometimes scratched), but that doesn’t mean the characters in the story do. So dressing in head to… Read more »