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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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A Few Moments With The Enigmatic D.J. Molles, Author Of The Remaining Series

A Few Moments With The Enigmatic D.J. Molles, Author Of The Remaining Series

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For our very first interview, I have the opportunity to introduce you to D.J. Molles, author of The Remaining series. Zetruc: Thank you for agreeing to take time out of your ...

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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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Zombvenger! Episode Three: Walk Like An Egyptian

Zombvenger! Episode Three: Walk Like An Egyptian

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Zombvenger! Episode One: Enter The Zombvenger! Zombvenger! Episode Two: Dog Days Zombvenger! Episode Three: Walk Like An Egyptian On my left are two zombified children, covered ...

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AJ Briones & Defiant Images Present ‘Carolina Parakeet’

AJ Briones & Defiant Images Present ‘Carolina Parakeet’

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Man, I’m really starting to get into indie films! After the feedback we received featuring Cargo, we’ve been on the lookout for other short films to share. Carolina Parakeet ...

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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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Zombvenger! Episode Two: Dog Days

Zombvenger! Episode Two: Dog Days

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Yeah, definitely running more now that I’m dead. Is it too late to wish for the crazy people wielding chainsaws? Because masked gunmen are worse. Much worse. This time I’m ...

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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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‘Tombs Of The Blind Dead’ Thrives On Atmosphere

‘Tombs Of The Blind Dead’ Thrives On Atmosphere

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Warning! This post contains adult content! If it can be accepted that zombie films must be divided as before or after George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, Tombs of the ...

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‘Fido’ Skewers ’50s Conservativism With Ho-Hum Results

‘Fido’ Skewers ’50s Conservativism With Ho-Hum Results

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Could there be any more natural alliance than a post-apocalyptic zombie film married with the clean-cut silvery sheen of achingly conservative ‘50s pop culture? Though the concept ...

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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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‘Day Of The Dead’ Continues Romero’s Vision With Shaky Results

‘Day Of The Dead’ Continues Romero’s Vision With Shaky Results

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When 1967's Night of the Living Dead was followed by Dawn of the Dead in 1978, few could have predicted that the initial effort would reap a profit of $293 million on a $795,000 ...

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A Few Words From Derrick LaCombe

A Few Words From Derrick LaCombe

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51 years ago, I was born in New Orleans, LA. I spent all of my childhood and teen years in the city, but now reside 30 minutes away. I think the ‘Big Easy’ definitely impacted my ...

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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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’28 Weeks Later’ Soldiers On With Impressive Bite

’28 Weeks Later’ Soldiers On With Impressive Bite

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When a movie as successful as 28 Days Later comes out, a continuation is as necessary as it is inevitable. With the principles busy on other projects and director Danny Boyle and ...

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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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‘Army Of Darkness’ Caps A Rare Perfect Trilogy

‘Army Of Darkness’ Caps A Rare Perfect Trilogy

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Over the course of two days in Ash Williams’ life, he manages to age 10 years, put on 10 pounds of muscle, kill his girlfriend (played by three different actresses!) at least ...

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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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‘The Evil Dead’ Changed The Game In Horror Cinema

‘The Evil Dead’ Changed The Game In Horror Cinema

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Sam Raimi, perhaps better than most people, understands the draw of B-grade horror films. It’s no shock that Raimi would eventually direct a super hero franchise; most of his work ...

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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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Book Review: ‘Habeas Corpse’ by Nikki Hopeman

Book Review: ‘Habeas Corpse’ by Nikki Hopeman

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Theo is a twenty-something burnout working for the forensics department. He lives in his parents’ basement and he’s never been in a real relationship. His best friend is his cat. ...

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Dissecting the Undead with Nikki Hopeman

Dissecting the Undead with Nikki Hopeman

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What would you call your neighbor if you watched him die during a devastating solar radiation event and then get up and brush himself off? You’d call him a zombie, that’s what. ...

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Owen Baillie Shares A Few Words…

Owen Baillie Shares A Few Words…

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Well, let me try and tell you a little bit about myself in a few words. I love to write. It’s a compulsion, an addiction, and if I’m not doing it every day, my eyes start to ...

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An Interview with Nikki Hopeman, Author of Habeas Corpse

An Interview with Nikki Hopeman, Author of Habeas Corpse

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Nikki Hopeman still has a trunk full of spiral-bound notebooks of short stories in elementary handwriting. While she's graduated to using a computer for writing, she still finds ...

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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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‘Shivers’ Is An Infectious Blend Of Gore And Ideas

‘Shivers’ Is An Infectious Blend Of Gore And Ideas

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Warning: This post contains adult content! When discussing a film like Shivers, it’s hard to avoid the similarities it shares with zombie films. Whether it fully qualifies as a ...

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Oh How Zombies Have Evolved!

Oh How Zombies Have Evolved!

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From West African and Haitian folklore to a bonafide cultural phenomenon, zombies have come along way. They used to be the spellbound and shuffling living, but during the past ...

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Meet Scratch, Our Resident Zombie!

Meet Scratch, Our Resident Zombie!

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Scratch is our resident zombie. With unnaturally good speaking and typing abilities, he's also one of the contributors to the blog, but unfortunately, his inability to comprehend ...

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‘Nightmare City’: Cautionary Reach Exceeds Campy Grasp

‘Nightmare City’: Cautionary Reach Exceeds Campy Grasp

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Warning! This post contains adult content! When digging into to the cinematic treasures offered by Italian horror films like Zombie, Suspiria, Hell of the Living Dead, or The ...

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Introducing W.J. Lundy: Soldier, Sailor, Author

Introducing W.J. Lundy: Soldier, Sailor, Author

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I have always been a story teller, but I never considered writing as a profession. In school I had won a couple writing awards, but nothing significant enough to make me ...

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Robert Kent Annoys Christians (And Zombies)

Robert Kent Annoys Christians (And Zombies)

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I grew up in a small Indiana town. We had a movie theater and a bowling alley; the movie theater burned down.  But we had a lot of churches. I never worried much about the ...

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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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So Is A Zombie Apocalypse Really Possible?

So Is A Zombie Apocalypse Really Possible?

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Have you heard of the website called Wish.co.uk? It sells gift vouchers that allow people to do fun things... things outside of the ordinary that currently includes zombie boot ...

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Behind The Scenes Of ‘Steel Rose’

Behind The Scenes Of ‘Steel Rose’

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Before I wrote Steel Rose, I had severe arthritis in both wrists and needed surgery. I wished that science could invent an easy operation or drug to rebuild my cartilage. Well, I ...

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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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Have You Tried A Zombie Blast Energy Shot?

Have You Tried A Zombie Blast Energy Shot?

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A zombie lurks inside each and every one of us. And it's just dying to get blasted. At least that's the theory espoused by the makers of Zombie Blast Energy Shots, Reggie Groff ...

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‘The Dead 2: India’ Awaiting U.S. Release

‘The Dead 2: India’ Awaiting U.S. Release

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​The DEAD 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful zombie horror The Dead directed by The Ford Brothers. The Dead 2 builds on the first film but ramps up the action, drama and ...

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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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Max Booth III Introduces A Darker ‘Black’

Max Booth III Introduces A Darker ‘Black’

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What if the dead came back to life and began massacring everyone in town, and you had to witness it all from the sidelines? You couldn’t step in and help, you couldn’t defend ...

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How I Learned To Stop Screaming And Love The Undead

How I Learned To Stop Screaming And Love The Undead

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The first time I was exposed to zombies, I hated them. I didn’t ever guess I’d actually write a zombie story, let alone a zombie superhero story. I was fourteen years old, back ...

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Michele Miller Introduces ‘The Thirteenth Step: Zombie Recovery’

Michele Miller Introduces ‘The Thirteenth Step: Zombie Recovery’

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New York is a dead city, toxic and overrun. Seven people escape.  They have one thing in common: the alcoholic gene. The same genetic quirk that makes alcoholics and ...

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Sarah Shares Love in the Time of Zombies

Sarah Shares Love in the Time of Zombies

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I’ve liked post-apocalyptic fiction since I was a kid, when my dad handed me Malevil the summer before fifth grade. Hey, what dad doesn’t give his nine-year old daughter a book ...

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