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Zombies and 9/11

Among the most perceptive things I’ve learned from my Night of the Living Dead studies is that director George Romero was a 1950s teenage fan of E.C. Comics, which featured graphic horror stories until U.S. Senate hearings in 1954 forced … Continue reading

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WAMC Zombie Commentary

(“The Roundtable” on WAMC broadcast this “Listener Essay” on Friday, March 18th, 2011.) I’m old enough to remember a time before vampires ruled as king of our fears, or at least of the young adult section of Border’s and Barnes … Continue reading

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