In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a "machinery of social and civil death" that chills "any vestige of a robust democracy."
What is happening in the real world is a WHOLE LOT scarier than zombies taking over the planet. Which seems unlikely. The death of the oceans seems to be very likely.
it was clear from the get go that we were all in sync with what we envisioned for Deadtime Stories. We had the opportunity to talk about the story lines and the characters and what was feasible and not feasible with regard to filming
I thought it was a fad, and it would die out. I was wrong. Zombies don't die, and neither does our fascination with them. All this leaves the unanswered question: why?
Here in Part II, we speak with Executive Producers David and Scott Hillenbrand about their personal lives, what to expect next for Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" and what the books and series writers, the Cascone sisters, have been doing all this time.
Hideously transformed children are still mostly forbidden by our aesthetic norms, but Shelley's novel reminds us that monstrosity takes many forms, and the most obvious are not always the most dangerous.
I had a great learning experience from interviewing brothers David & Scott Hillenbrand who have been working for years to bring this project to our television.
Even enduring entertainment reflects the era in which it was created, its concerns, its social structure, its sometimes-unspoken fears. Mary Shelley...
I created Zombabiez to answer the calls of mommies and daddies sick of dressing their babies as pumpkins or lions for Halloween. For those of us who march to the beat of our own drum, we find the baby costume industry sadly lacking in originality.
While you may be removing gooey fake blood, latex or fangs after a long night of candy corn and cocktails, the scares continue at the 23-year-old Universal Studios Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights event in Central Florida.
Since the time of Malthus, human population has increased sevenfold. But fossil fuel emissions are nearly 10,000 times higher. If that's not the sort of geometric growth Malthus warned about, I don't know what is.
Like most good horror fare, "The Returned" grapples with emotional conundrums that resist easy solutions.
Not only how to survive Doomsday, but how to thrive afterward.
The show is seeping into our culture and our lives in unexpected ways -- which means that it may have turned you without your being fully aware. Here are some telltale signs.
The show is seeping into our culture and our lives in unexpected ways -- which means that it may have turned you without your being fully aware. Here are some telltale signs...
Why are zombies and vampires popular? What is it behind the popular obsession with the living dead and the never-dying?