For years scientists have searched for the origins of the zombie. In a report published by the esteemed journal Popular Science, researches may have located the real-life zombie virus. An effective agent would target, and shut down, specific parts of the brain, says Steven C. Schlozman, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard University and author of The Zombie … [Read more...] about Could the zombie virus be real?
Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime solar event: a near-total eclipse of the sun by the moon in North America. Although eclipses are somewhat common, occurring somewhere on earth every 18 months, the previous North American event happened 99 years ago. This eclipse will darken the sun for several minutes across most of North America and--briefly--emulate conditions similar to … [Read more...] about Will the eclipse resemble a zombie apocalypse?
Breaking new reports point to Tallahassee as zombie outbreak zone. According to the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper The Apocalypse World Tour will bring a zombie apocalypse simulation to the city in September. The event features tag team training, a "live-action video game" simulation of the inevitable zombie apocalypse. Apocalypse's zombie laser tag is organized like a … [Read more...] about Tallahassee Zombie Attack Outbreak Alert
Zombie apocalypse pioneer George Romero passed away earlier this month. The industry and his fans, however, turned out in droves to pay tribute to the man who invented today's modern zombie genre. Vulture reports: Without director George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, there may be no Walking Dead to fear. Sure, the zombie film would have persisted in cinema and … [Read more...] about San Diego Comic Con honors George Romero
Last night, as I was about to go to sleep, a headline flashed across the Twitter. Unlike most of the useless nonsense that comes over my twitter feed, this one was of importance. George A. Romero, legendary director and founder of the modern Zombie genre, had died of lung cancer at the age of 77. It’s pretty difficult to understate Romero’s importance on film making. One of … [Read more...] about The Night of the Dead: In Memory of George A. Romero