Monthly Archives: November 2011

How we understand zombies

Brandon Alik The idea of a zombie originates from Haiti. In the culture of Haiti, the idea of a zombie comes from giving the drug to a human. After the drug is swallowed, the human is then at a borderline … Continue reading

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The Evoluton of Fear

by: ‘tori The zombie is one of the most horrific monsters presented in movies today. The zombie has always been feared, but that is due to how society has changed and how zombies have changed in relation to it. There … Continue reading

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Brrrraiiiinnnss….

By Kaylalynn Egan: What has inspired this obsession with us and zombies, especially the zombie apocalypse? People are already gathering supplies incase blood thirsty, brain hungry, monsters come and take over our world as we know it today. After much … Continue reading

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Zombies, Zombies, Zombies.

By: Milo Serp Zombies are integrated greatly into American culture.  They are the flesh-eating scoundrels that we all know and love.  Michael Jackson used them as dancers in his video for “Thriller” and they have been used in combination with … Continue reading

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Zombies and the Other

By Annie: Since zombies are relative newcomers to the world of supernatural pop culture, their depictions in media have not seen as much variation as we have seen with vampires, ghosts, and other creatures over the last 50 years. Indeed, … Continue reading

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BRAAAINS!!!!

By: Zack O I can’t count the number of conversations that have started: “Bro, if there was a zombie apocalypse I would…”, between my friends and I. Which was usually followed by our elaborate plans of survival, preferred weapons, and safe house … Continue reading

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Zombies as a Metaphor

By Beau: It seems like in every zombie apocalypse the zombies are the represented as the mob.  The majority of the human race has been contaminated and there are only a select few heroic and interesting people left to live.  … Continue reading

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