Author: Christopher Bryant

How Do Zombies Differ In The Movies

October 1st, 1968 marked one of the most iconic days in horror movie history, especially for any fan of the zombie genre.  On this day, the modern zombie was born, with the release of George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead.”  Prior to this important release, the word zombie was a piece of religious terminology, no more, no less.  The religion of Voodoo had a monopoly on the term, which described an individual who was controlled by another in one way or another through the practice of Voodoo.  When Romero’s “ghoul” came into the picture, everything changed and there was no looking back.  There are many...

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Evidence That Zombies Walk Among Us

The signs are all around us. Zombies are here. Zombies walk among us, lurking in the shadows, just waiting for the outbreak that will infect the planet. Let’s take a look at some of the evidence. The past decade has shown an exponential increase in the interest in all things zombie.  In the 1960s the horror culture was surrounded by giant monsters and insects, which spoke culturally to the ever present fear of nuclear testing and nuclear war.  The 70s and 80s showed an increase in violence in popular culture, as society became more aware of the serial killer. ...

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