Zombie Cliche Lookout: Guilt Trip Breakdown
I like to watch documentaries about cults and brainwashing. It’s absolutely fascinating to me. I’m drawing on the things I pick up in those shows here, which telegraphs pretty clearly what Abe’s crew is all about, but I think you’ve all come to that conclusion a while ago.
So what am I talking about? If you want to completely integrate an outsider into your group, you’ve got to start by breaking them down. Now, I’m not talking about having someone join your relatively normal group of friends. I’m talking about a group of people that operate completely outside the normal bounds of society. They have their own rules, beliefs, and traditions, and they often run completely counter to what we might consider normal. Needless to say, it’s challenging to get an outsider to accept these new ways of life. But if you start by tearing them down, you can then rebuild them in whatever way you would like.
About this Episode:
We only see Sam’s face in the first panel of this episode, but it’s important. Sam’s been afraid for a long time now, but suddenly his expression has changed. Is he angry? Determined? Trying to be stoic?
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!
Discussion Question: A Bricks of the Dead Trailer
Lately I’ve been trying to build up my YouTube channel, and one of the suggestions I keep seeing is to create a trailer for your channel. The problem is, I’m kind of stymied here, and that’s where you fine folks come in. I need suggestions. What would make a cool channel trailer that represents what Bricks of the Dead is about, but is also tailored to the content I’m posting on YouTube (mostly reviews at the moment, but I’ll probably do some behind the scenes stuff soon).