Deadlines: News roundup 3/19/10

Posted by Cory Casciato On March - 19 - 2010

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

Author Carrie Ryan is doing a lot of press for her latest zombie novel, The Dead Tossed Waves. The latest interview covers her outlook on the series (that’s right, a third book is coming), her inspiration and lots more. (Publishers Weekly)

The director of Zomblies talks about inspiration, how to maximize a tiny budget and the importance of zombies evolving in this interview. (Zombie Command)

An intriguing essay on what zombies mean, a topic I plan to tackle myself sometime. (True/Slant)

Bostonites can go see some Pom Pom Zombies on stage this weekend. Toxic hot dogs turn a cheerleader into a zombie-making machine, chaos ensues. (A World on Fire)

Stay warm at night with a Resident Evil quilt. (Zombie Command)

Deadlines: News roundup 3/8/10

Posted by Cory Casciato On March - 8 - 2010

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

The mashup trend takes a hard left into total nerdom with Night of the Living Trekkies, a book about a group of hardcore Star Trek fans facing the zombie apocalypse. (The Independent)

Left 4 Dead and its sequel are both coming to the Mac platform. (Left 4 Dead Blog)

There’s just not enough theater centered on zombies. A Toronto play called Dead End is thus a welcome ray of light in the darkness. (The Strand)

If reading a whole book is just too hard, perhaps this cartoon-pictorial guide to surviving the zombie apocalypse is more your speed. (Ned Hardy)

Some thoughts on the ongoing zombie invasion of the iPhone platform, much of which is generalizable to the pop-culture/media world at large. (Macworld)

In the realm of very specific zombie tips, how about this list of house plants you’ll want to cultivate in the case of zombie apocalypse? (Plants Are the Strangest People)

Practice your zombie-killing skills and win serious apocalypse cred/bragging rights in Cheaper Than Dirt’s latest contest (note: this contest requires/uses real guns). (Cheaper Than Dirt)

The case to change Valentine’s Day to Zombie Awareness Day. (The Hawk Eye)

Deadlines: News roundup 4/16/09

Posted by Cory Casciato On April - 16 - 2009

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

The undead classics keep coming, because I guess if you hate classic literature, you will hate it less with zombies? Read all about the stage play of William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead.

What’s the science behind zombies? To figure that out, you’d need someone really smart, like a Harvard neurobiologist, to explain it to you in a cool video of some sort. Like this video on the neuroscience of zombies.

Japan weighs in on the undead again, and now you can get it here in the U.S. as Tokyo Zombie is released on DVD domestically. As soon as I can lay hands on a copy, I’ll have my own review, until then Fangoria has the info and a review of Tokyo Zombie.

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