On Sunday, March 30 at 2pm, I’ll be appearing on the panel “The Zombie Genre: Not Dead Yet” hosted by the inimitable Aaron Sagers, in Room 213 at the Wizard World Louisville Comic Con. See you there!
I’ll be appearing along with fellow Zombie Research Society Advisory Board member Brendan Riley this coming weekend at Walker Stalker Con 2014 in Chicago at the Stephens Convention Center. On Friday at 4pm, we’ll be part of the panel “Zombies and Philosophy: How zombies teach us to be more human.” I’ll also be signing and selling books at theContinue reading “ZRS at Walker Stalker Con Chicago 2014”
True Detective is not this decade’s first masterwork of Cosmic Horror Detective Noir set in the wilds of the American South…and it may not be its best. We are probably living in a renaissance of American cosmic horror. Often described as a kind of subgenre of horror, sci-fi, and/or fantasy, cosmic horror is the strange,Continue reading “Already miss True Detective? Pick up Southern Gods”
As you might imagine, I get lots of submissions to this blog from PR folks wanting a post or a link to something zomb-ish they’ve created to highlight a client’s product or service. Most of the time I don’t post them, simply because they’re not clever or well done. But this chart from the AmericanContinue reading “voltaic zombies”
Been a while since I rapped at ya. Final edits and setch. Here’s a tentative cover for Zombie, Indiana. The black clouds at the top are particularly ominous and appropriate. I like! Look for it in bookstores on May 6, 2014, or preorder it now!
Here’s a new Kickstarter for History’s Undead– a series of motivational posters with quotes from great personages and accompanying zombie imagery. I like it!
This weekend I got to meet two of my all-time zombie heroes, the legendary James Karen and Allan Trautman! If you read this blog, you’ve seen that I consider their performances in Return of the Living Dead to be the finest acting in any zombie film, ever. James was super-cool and joked with me. (IContinue reading “I met James Karen and Allan Trautman and totally geeked-out and it was awesome”
Cinespect asked me to write something about my favorite zombie film, Return of the Living Dead, for their “31 Days of Horror” feature. Click here to take a look at Cinespect.com.
Here’s the video from our 2013 Comic Con San Diego panel…
I was honored to participate on the “Zombies in Popular Culture” panel at Comic Con San Diego on Thursday. In addition to me, the panelists included Max Brooks, Matt Mogk, Steve Schlozman, Brad Voytek, Aaron Sagers, and Jonathan James. Here are some photos. (Click to embiggen.)