Herewith, the gift of perspective on this angsty day.
In our post-therapeutic culture, we’ve become obsessed with evil, decay, and corruption. That’s why we love ‘Game of Thrones.’
Without director George Romero, there would have been no ‘The Lost Boys,’ nor scores of other horror movies that sought to make sense of what is going on with the world.
‘The Walking Dead’ envisions societal breakdown after a global cataclysmic event. For the most part, its scenarios ring true. But not this time.
As a tyrant whose subjects would rather face hordes of flesh-eating zombies than live under him, Negan finds it necessary to take one particular step with each new subject. He disarms them.
Underappreciated by the literary establishment, horror fiction offers trenchant—and scary!—critiques of a society that’s coming politically undone.
What if, like in ‘The Walking Dead,’ my social network shrunk to just the people within a few miles of myself? The answer shows us what really matters.
‘The Walking Dead’ audience loves Glenn because he remains true to who he is, which shows who we wish we could be.
Focusing on real issues people face in their everyday lives makes ‘The Walking Dead”’ more of a work of art than just a typical high-action zombie drama.
In a time when Americans are figuratively at each other’s throats, our monsters are our fellow citizens.
Let’s face it: America is obsessed with sex, and at the core of that obsession is a hardcore materialism that reduces humans to objects or beasts.
Some horrible, no good, very bad poetry should put you in the right mood for Halloween.
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