Zombies On NPR

On NPR this morning, they did a story about zombies in pop culture and mentioned the HOW book Zombie Haiku by Ryan Mecum!

Borders bookstores feature a wall of zombie literature that runs the gamut from The Zombie Survival Guide to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to Zombie Haiku . . .

Zombies meant different things in different eras,” says Wright, who co-wrote and directed Shaun of the Dead.
“We always said our zombies are a metaphor for apathy. It’s kind of
like the great plague is laziness, so it was like the zombies represent

Zombies are also the perfect faceless villain, says
undead fan Trent Reid. They’re not alive, and they don’t have too many
fans, so “[whatever] you do to them doesn’t really matter — you can
kill them in the most ridiculous graphic ways.”

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