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20 Zombie Books To Read While Awaiting ‘The Walking Dead’

20 Zombie Books To Read While Awaiting ‘The Walking Dead’

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Between the hype surrounding the new season of The Walking Dead, the release of World War Z, and Plants Vs. Zombies, it appears that Zombies are once again taking over pop ...

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‘The Horde’ Is A Much-Needed Badass Zombie Romp

‘The Horde’ Is A Much-Needed Badass Zombie Romp

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When the zombie genre was born anew in the early 2000s, thanks to 28 Days Later, Shaun of the Dead, Dawn of the Dead (2004), and Zombieland, the only thing missing was the ...

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Derrick LaCombe talks ‘After Death’

Derrick LaCombe talks ‘After Death’

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Derrick LaCombe, a product of New Orleans, travelling Registered Nurse, and newly minted zombie author after the release of his first book After Death, was kind enough to let one ...

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‘Pontypool’ Changes The Zombie Game With A Unique Twist

‘Pontypool’ Changes The Zombie Game With A Unique Twist

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Imagine this: you’re a formerly hot radio shock jock who is forced to ply his trade on a lowly circulated AM morning drive talk show in Pontypool, Ontario. Desperate for any ...

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‘The Cabin In The Woods’ Is A Re-hash, And Not A Good One

‘The Cabin In The Woods’ Is A Re-hash, And Not A Good One

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In the first scene of The Cabin in the Woods, the audience is shown something completely unfamiliar to the elements of standard horror fare in a couple of loser desk jockeys from ...

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‘Zombieland’ Is The Least Interesting Undead Film Of All Time

‘Zombieland’ Is The Least Interesting Undead Film Of All Time

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When approaching a film titled Zombieland, a certain expectation arises: a bevy of corpses meeting a bloody demise, salient references to a world dominated by the undead, ...

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‘The Living Dead At Manchester Morgue’ Succeeds With Subtlety

‘The Living Dead At Manchester Morgue’ Succeeds With Subtlety

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While the idea of zombies being caused by anything having to do with radiation may seem like a natural plot development, the idea is rarely done gracefully. Night of the Living ...

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‘Survival Of The Dead’ Marks Romero’s B-Movie Dive

‘Survival Of The Dead’ Marks Romero’s B-Movie Dive

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When George Romero was able to secure funding for the long awaited Land of the Dead, it seemed a forgone conclusion that the director who created the modern zombie would be able ...

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‘Diary Of The Dead’ Is The Weak Link Of A Zombie Empire

‘Diary Of The Dead’ Is The Weak Link Of A Zombie Empire

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After a twenty-year gap between the underrated Day of the Dead and the equally underrated Land of the Dead, zombie godfather George Romero would return to relaunch the most ...

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‘Land Of The Dead’ Resurrects Romero With Style

‘Land Of The Dead’ Resurrects Romero With Style

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For decades, George A. Romero struggled with the possibility of mounting a sequel to Day of the Dead, continuing his fly-by-night sequence of undead films that endlessly retcon ...

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Claire Riley Talks About Her Zombie Novel ‘Odium’

Claire Riley Talks About Her Zombie Novel ‘Odium’

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Stephanie Lunsford, Promotional Representative of Monique Happy Editorial Services, interviews Claire Riley, author of Odium. Stephanie Lunsford: Welcome, Claire! Tell us a ...

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‘Plague of the Zombies’ Is The Last Great Zombie Film Before ‘Night’ Fell

‘Plague of the Zombies’ Is The Last Great Zombie Film Before ‘Night’ Fell

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Conventional wisdom would have one believe that the zombie film was born with Night of the Living Dead, but history tells a different tale. White Zombie might well be the first, ...

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‘Zombie’ Is The Pinnacle Achievement In Italian Horror

‘Zombie’ Is The Pinnacle Achievement In Italian Horror

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While serious adherents to the trappings of ‘70s and ‘80s Italian horror cinema can point variously to any number of films as crowning achievements, no one film better exemplifies ...

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‘Evil Dead II’ ramps up the camp of horror comedies

‘Evil Dead II’ ramps up the camp of horror comedies

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While The Evil Dead was a singular work and stands as the pinnacle achievement in B-grade horror for most genre aficionados, the door was left wide open for a sequel by an ending ...

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‘Dead Alive’ may be the goriest film of all time

‘Dead Alive’ may be the goriest film of all time

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Back before The Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson was known to the world for his explicitly graphic, darkly funny horror films, and no film may better exemplify his original ...

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‘Midnight’ – Book Three Of ‘Adrian’s Undead Diary’ Released!

‘Midnight’ – Book Three Of ‘Adrian’s Undead Diary’ Released!

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The 3rd volume of the #1 rated horror series Adrian's Undead Diary is here at long last. Tap-tap-tap went the zombie on the bridge. Things are getting stranger and stranger ...

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Still Dying 2:  Nine Authors… Ten Stories… Nothing But Zombie Horror!

Still Dying 2: Nine Authors… Ten Stories… Nothing But Zombie Horror!

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Dying Days creator Armand Rosamilia invited eight incredible authors to set foot in his world, and the results are creepy and the anthology a page-turner. Enter this zombie ...

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An Interview with ‘The Fog Walkers’ Creators Tim & Alorian Haire

An Interview with ‘The Fog Walkers’ Creators Tim & Alorian Haire

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Imagine a world where extraterrestrials descend on Earth and release a poisonous gas to befit their own respiration, rendering large swatches of the planet inhabitable. The gas is ...

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‘Dawn Of The Dead’ (2004) Makes Zombies Sexy Again

‘Dawn Of The Dead’ (2004) Makes Zombies Sexy Again

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While the original zombie film Night of the Living Dead introduced viewers to the modern concept of the undead for the first time, most contemporary fans, who were not culled by ...

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Three Titans Of Zombie Fiction Collaborate On Six Part Novella: ‘The Retreat’

Three Titans Of Zombie Fiction Collaborate On Six Part Novella: ‘The Retreat’

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I want to start by offering my apologies, as it seems that I slept through the release of: The Retreat Episode #1: Pandemic. The first episode, in a six-part novella by Craig ...

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An Interview With Bryan Way

An Interview With Bryan Way

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Stephanie Lunsford, Promotional Representative of Monique Happy Editorial Services, interviews Bryan Way, author of Life After: The Arising! Stephanie Lunsford: Tell me a ...

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‘Dead & Buried’: The Moodiest Zombie Thriller

‘Dead & Buried’: The Moodiest Zombie Thriller

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Since the word ‘zombie’ was first applied to the resurrected cannibals birthed in George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, his work has been copied and re-translated a dozen ...

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An Interview With John O’Brien

An Interview With John O’Brien

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John O'Brien isn't just an author; he's been in both the Air Force and Special Operations as well as working as an EMT and a firefighter, so when someone like that sits down to ...

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‘Return of the Living Dead’ Is The Original Brain-Eating Comedy

‘Return of the Living Dead’ Is The Original Brain-Eating Comedy

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Warning! This post contains adult content! While 1972 marked the introduction of the zombie comedy with the dreadful Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things and the horror ...

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‘Creepshow’ Combines Romero & King For A First-Rate Schlock-Fest

‘Creepshow’ Combines Romero & King For A First-Rate Schlock-Fest

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George Romero and Stephen King are two of the most highly regarded masters of horror. With Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, Romero not only forged a half-century’s ...

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‘Erotic Nights Of The Living Dead’ May Be The First Zombie Porn

‘Erotic Nights Of The Living Dead’ May Be The First Zombie Porn

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Warning! This post contains adult content! Despite the immediate sexual connotations, the word ‘pornography’ doesn’t just mean explicit sex. Violence can be pornographic. ...

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‘REC’ Turns Found-Footage Horror On Zombies With Style

‘REC’ Turns Found-Footage Horror On Zombies With Style

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Since The Blair Witch Project officially began the trend of found-footage horror movies, there have been few that have come close to touching it; Cloverfield, for all its glory, ...

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’28 Days Later’ Is The Best Horror Movie In 20 Years

’28 Days Later’ Is The Best Horror Movie In 20 Years

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There are many ingredients required to make a zombie film, and surprisingly zombies aren’t one of them. George A. Romero invented everything we now hold dear about the undead with ...

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Report From CDC: Zombies Are Real?

Report From CDC: Zombies Are Real?

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Messages left at the CDC offices in Georgia were not immediately returned. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created a division of their website ...

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‘Dawn Of The Dead’ Remains The Ultimate Zombie Film

‘Dawn Of The Dead’ Remains The Ultimate Zombie Film

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In 1967, George A. Romero forever changed the landscape of horror filmmaking when he unleashed Night of the Living Dead on unsuspecting audiences across the country. No one had ...

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Interview with Sean T. Page, CEO of the Ministry of Zombies

Interview with Sean T. Page, CEO of the Ministry of Zombies

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Sean T. Page is a researcher in the growing realm of zombie science and survival; as the Head of the UK’s Ministry of Zombies, he’s dedicated to helping the human race survive the ...

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Timothy Bowden Provides A Little Insight On Undead Kelly

Timothy Bowden Provides A Little Insight On Undead Kelly

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To Australians, Ned Kelly is a cross between Robin Hood and Jesse James. Born in the colony of Victoria, of poor Irish descent, he became one of the most famous and feared ...

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A Plug For The 2013 Alamo City Comic Con

A Plug For The 2013 Alamo City Comic Con

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Here's and little FYI for my Texas based fans... I will be attending the Alamo City (San Antonio) Comic Con in late October. The Alamo City Comic Con is one of the premier ...

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Street Cop and Zombie Author Joe McKinney Won’t Take A Break

Street Cop and Zombie Author Joe McKinney Won’t Take A Break

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If you have one man in your corner when the undead throw down, consider Joe McKinney. The former homicide detective, disaster specialist, and current author has a lot on his ...

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Velma The Zombie Slayer, Cosplayed By Model Ashley T. DeCarolis

Velma The Zombie Slayer, Cosplayed By Model Ashley T. DeCarolis

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"Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?" Velma the genius of the Scooby Doo Gang, appears to be making a last stand during the Zombie Apocalypse.! In June, I ran across a photo ...

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Book Review: “Comes the Dark” Book 1 of The Dark Trilogy by Patrick D’Orazio

Book Review: “Comes the Dark” Book 1 of The Dark Trilogy by Patrick D’Orazio

While reading Patrick D’Orazio’s zombie novel, I kept thinking about the classic zombie films that form the foundation of this beloved genre; well-designed zombies and gore that ...

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Review: ‘Life After: The Arising’, A Zombie Novel By Bryan Way

Review: ‘Life After: The Arising’, A Zombie Novel By Bryan Way

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Life After: The Arising tells the story of Jeff Grey and his experiences during the first few days of the zombie apocalypse.  When the dead rise up his hometown suburb of ...

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Kickstarter: Tee No Evil Producing Zombie T-shirts

Kickstarter: Tee No Evil Producing Zombie T-shirts

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Tee No Evil is a zombie-themed t-shirt line with a splatter of humor. They need a little help ($$$) in order to raise their designs from the grave! A few days ago I received an ...

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Jonathan Maberry On Writing, Zombies And His New Book ‘Fire & Ash’

Jonathan Maberry On Writing, Zombies And His New Book ‘Fire & Ash’

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Venerable horror author and martial arts enthusiast Jonathan Maberry was kind enough to grant Zombie Pop some of his free time, and I discovered that he and I had more in common ...

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The Mario Brothers Are Zombies

The Mario Brothers Are Zombies

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Have you ever been playing a version of Super Mario Brothers and wondered what the titular characters would look like if they succumbed to the undead? Well, lay that imagination ...

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Rick, Carl & Daryl Take Over Entertainment Weekly

Rick, Carl & Daryl Take Over Entertainment Weekly

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Tomorrow, is a very big day for fans of The Walking Dead. As the cast will participate in a panel at Comic-Con 2013, and the Season 4 trailer is scheduled to premier. Until then, ...

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‘Deadgirl’ Mixes Zombies And Sex In The Most Perverse Way Possible

‘Deadgirl’ Mixes Zombies And Sex In The Most Perverse Way Possible

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Warning! This post contains adult content! Some movies dig deep into the possibilities of their subject matter. When Peter Jackson was making low budget grindhouse ...

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How To Avoid Becoming A Zombie In Vegas

How To Avoid Becoming A Zombie In Vegas

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We all know that Las Vegas is home to many things. To my surprise I found that they were also the home of the one and only Zombie Apocalypse Store.  So, while the rest of the ...

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Ben Howling’s ‘Cargo’ – An Emotional Ride During The Zombie Apocalypse

Ben Howling’s ‘Cargo’ – An Emotional Ride During The Zombie Apocalypse

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Ben Howling & Yolanda Ramke directed Cargo, a Zombie movie that ended up being a 2013 Finalist of Australia's largest film festival. Stranded in the midst of a zombie ...

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‘Night of the Living Dead’ is the ‘Citizen Kane’ of horror films

‘Night of the Living Dead’ is the ‘Citizen Kane’ of horror films

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Though it may be difficult to fathom by modern standards, Night of the Living Dead was, in its time, the most horrific, most disgusting, and most terrifying film ever made. ...

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D.J. Molles, Author Of ‘The Remaining’ Series

D.J. Molles, Author Of ‘The Remaining’ Series

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Update: The Remaining: Fractured has been published on Amazon Today's culture is fascinated with zombies. From zombie movies, to zombie books to zombie crawls, we take our ...

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Will The ‘War World Z’ Movie Be As Good As The Book?

Will The ‘War World Z’ Movie Be As Good As The Book?

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Can the World War Z movie be as amazing as Max Brooks' oral history novel? Probably not, but that's doesn't mean it can't be an interesting action movie all on its own. We saw a ...

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A Brief Introduction: James Robert Smith

A Brief Introduction: James Robert Smith

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I’ve been writing for a long time. I’m talking decades... I knew that I wanted to be a writer when I was about eight years old. That’s when I started writing short stories. I ...

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Giving Away Movie Passes To See ‘World War Z’

Giving Away Movie Passes To See ‘World War Z’

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Contest Closed Calling all Zombie movie fans, the movie that we've all been waiting for hits theaters on June 21st. World War Z is an upcoming apocalyptic horror film directed ...

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The 26 Highest Grossing Zombie Movies of All Time

The 26 Highest Grossing Zombie Movies of All Time

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Among the many genres out there, those that deal with horror and adventure are perhaps the most entertaining and bankable. Zombie movies, in particular, are highly ...

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A Family Makes Their ‘Last Stand’, By Joshua Hoffine

A Family Makes Their ‘Last Stand’, By Joshua Hoffine

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The last stand. “My family. My wife. My baby.” – Joe McKinney, Dead City As someone who considers himself to be adequately prepared for the coming apocalypse, I’ve often ...

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