Posts Tagged: zombies

Why Zombies?

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Today’s zombies are not what they once were—being one of the walking dead comes with a whole slew of creepier characteristics.

Thus being one of the most popular creepy fiction phenomena around, zombies have been somewhat reinvented throughout the years. Yet aren’t they somewhat limited by nature?

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Zombies Meet Joy Division

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More and more “serious” “literary” writers are turning to zombies, werewolves, and vampires for inspiration. This could be symptomatic of something dire or something hopeful in the world of writing. We could dither endlessly about the ramifications.

But perhaps we need to stop abstractly generalizing and focus on specifics instead.

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