At Spooky Empire 2009

I had a great time signing books, speaking on panels, and causing trouble generally at Spooky Empire in Orlando over the weekend.  I also finally got to meet Max Brooks, who was a really nice guy.  (I was wondering if he had heard of me, and when I introduced myself he cocked his neck like heContinue reading “At Spooky Empire 2009”

Max Brooks in VICE

Here’s a great interview with Max Brooks from the current issue of VICE Magazine.  He makes some excellent observations about the way the film industry has contributed to the rise of “fast zombies.”  I agree with him that the phenomenon likely arose from directors–who didn’t know a thing about zombies–trying to make zombies “more intense” and so forth. Continue reading “Max Brooks in VICE”