Ready for the Zombie Outbreak?

Do you think you’re ready for a zombie virus outbreak? Why not test your mettle at Panic Mountain, the first annual “Stop the Infection” Zombie Apocalypse LARP (live-action role play) to be held at Pali Mountain. The LARP is an overnight adventure that challenges participants with a series of obstacles and puzzles leading to the […]

How To Date Zombies – A Valentine’s Day Special Post

If all the men in the world turned into zombies, how would a girl go about improving her love life? Heck, what would she do on Valentines Day!? Well, Hattie Cross, the protagonist of Lynn Messina’s new book within a book, The Girl’s Guide to Dating Zombies, has an answer: date zombies! Now, I don’t […]

Review: Film Festival in a Box – Zombies

Back in October or November, right about the time of ZomBcom, IndiFlix sent me a copy of their Zombie Film Festival in a Box. It is one of a line of interactive movie games they have that feature short independent films focused on some central theme … in this case zombies. It took me awhile […]

Podcast Episode 45: The Self-Evident Truth

This week I chat with Canadian author A.P. Fuchs. Along the journey we talk about how he got into writing genre fare, how he became a publisher, the genesis and evolution of the Axiom Man superhero series, superheroes as a metaphor, zombies as the ultimate super-villains, zombies as metaphors, and more. Note: There was a […]

Travel Reads: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Zombies

This basic guide to all things zombie in fiction, film and other media, is part of the Complete Idiot’s Guide series of books. It is a thin, easy-to-read volume written by the same person who brought you The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Werewolves and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Paranormal – Nathan Robert Brown. […]

Comedy Central Renews Ugly Americans

Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development at Comedy Central announced last today that the animated comedy series Ugly Americans has been renewed for a second season. The new 14-episode season will premiere in June 2011. Developed by David M. Stern (Producer/Writer, The Simpsons) and created by Devin Clark, Ugly Americans follows Mark Lilly […]

The Genre Traveler Podcast Snippet, Episode 8, Joe Kane

Author Joe Kane talks with The Genre Traveler about his new behind-the-scenes book, The Night of the Living Dead, which tells the tale of George Romero’s film and its sequels. For the complete episode, go here.

Podcast Episode 8: Behind Night of the Living Dead

In Episode 8, author Joe Kane and I talk about his new behind-the-scenes book, The Night of the Living Dead, which tells the tale of George Romero’s film and its sequels. Along the way we talk about the rising popularity of zombies, how the film became the icon it is and how it lost its […]

The Zombies Are Coming! The Zombies Are Coming!

O.K. I think it is clear now that zombies are staging a coup to take over the spot of ranking ghoulie. For me, it started with a slow trickle of books to review. First it was The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Zombies, then it was The Art of Zombie Warfare, then Night of the Living […]