Tag: zombies

Zombieland: Double Tap. Is it too little, too late?

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In 2009, Zombieland rocked the world. Featuring, at the time, an unknown cast and a satirical take on the zombie phenomenon that that was...

Valentine’s Day Movies for All

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Written by Erin Lobner. Media by Courtney Murphy. Valentine’s Day is one of those things that split most people into two camps: those who love...

“The Walking Dead” Eschatology

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What is the apocalypse according to The Walking Dead? The Walking Dead plays off the usual tropes of the zombie and horror genre. The dead are re-animated through a disease or plague of unknown origin. In 28 Days Later (2002), a zombie plague is unleashed through a virus transmitted from lab animals to humans. 28 Days Later gives us an apocalyptic image that is utterly accidental. The outbreak or plague is never planned for, but it is the accident or catastrophe of modern science or civilization. In the case of the zombie outbreak, it is an accident of science reaching too far.

World in Briefs (10.08.13)

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Ah, coffee—that wonderful beverage to which our country is addicted. The 1:1 ratio of Starbucks to U.S. citizens is proof enough. However, a recent action within a Colombian city might rival our caffeinated nation. Last Friday, October 4, a remarkable group of 13,800 people claimed to gather in a town square in Tunja to share a cup of joe.

Warm Bodies Special Engagement

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Written by Caleb Dossett. Media by Jeff Schaeffer. I often hear people around here bemoaning the fact that Greenville is two sizes too small and...

The Walking Dead: TV Show vs Comic

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By Tyler Lamb *POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD* The following article and pictures may contain gore and violence. The Walking Dead is a television show and comic book that...