Go on a hunt for the facts, folklore, and fiction about zombies from the 1800s to popular culture. The evolution of the zombie is explored in depth and includes historic accounts as well as a peek into the current craze. From whispered stories in voodoo legends and experiments in reanimation performed in the 1800s to recent events that elude to the scary possibility that such creatures really exist, you are in for a wild ride. Take a look at George Romero's many contributions to the popularity of the living undead, with films such as Night of the Living Dead. Go inside with the incredibly popular AMC television series, The Walking Dead. Read interviews from people who are involved directly with zombie-mania, such as those who sell themed goods, ranging from bleeding mannequin zombie targets to Zombie Max ammunition. Visit with frenzied groups like the Zombie Squad featured on the History Channel or take a stroll in Zombie Walks taking place around the world. You can even learn to use makeup to become a zombie yourself! All in all, it's a good day to be undead. AUTHOR: Occult and vampire researcher E. R. Vernor, best known as Corvis Nocturnum, has been an invited speaker at 2006 World Religions Seminar at Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne and a consultant for A&E's Paranormal States. He is the author of Cemetery Gates, I Lucifer, and Haunted Asylums.
Zombie Nation: From Folklore to Modern Frenzy
From Folklore to Modern Frenzy
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