by Sarah Ball at blog.newsweek.com:
Haven’t you heard? Zombies are the new vampires. First it was the hit literary mash-up, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Last month it was Jennifer’s Body. Today, there’s Zombieland. Starz premieres Zombiemania this month, reviving all the old zombie classics (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and more). Apparently there’s even a self-help book for zombies on the way, dispensing “advice and etiquette for the living dead.” Zombies zombies zombies.
As annoying and ceaseless as is the vampire bonanza, zombies will never supplant it. The vampire obsession is rooted in sexual attraction. Robert Pattinson and Stephen Moyer turn people on. Something about the powdery pallor, the intelligent brow, the drowsing accent. A vampire is threatening enough to make a tryst forbidden, but human enough to engender loin-lust. His weapon is essentially a rough kiss. People are so pressed over vampires that they’re actually buying drinkable blood.
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That was really fun, I liked the “Zombies are the Goth theater kids; vampires are the hot popular crowd”. She is so right zombies are all gore, I’d die before coming across one, lol. What do you think of this? Are you a zombie fan? What is your favorite zombie movie?