Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse, I’m getting the hell out of New York City. Real-estate website Trulia has just saved us all some trouble by letting us know which U.S. Cities would be the worst places to seek refuge should the dead rise and revolt, and the city that topped the chart may surprise you! Survivability was calculated using the these criteria: highest walk score, lowest hardware store density, highest hospital density, and most congestion. Basically, hospitals will have lots of weak victims, hardware stores have lots of zombie-killing tools, the more people who live in an area the harder it is to leave, and if you’re on any kind of island, you’re screwed. Check out the map after the jump to see if you should pack up and peace out before the zombies come. Keep reading »
When even Steve Harvey is telling you to “shut up,” it is time to admit that you don’t know crap about zombies. Where is this “Family Feud” contestant getting her zombie information from? Didn’t she read World War Z? Or watch “The Walking Dead”? THEY’RE UNDEAD, lady. THEY’RE UNDEAD. [YouTube]
How amazing is this zombie apocalypse charm bracelet from Etsy seller PlayBox? It’s adorned with adorable miniature versions of everything you’ll need to survive the real life “World War Z,” including a hatchet, matches, compass, radio, various firearms, and canned peaches. Finally, a piece of jewelry that my dad and I can agree on! [$32, Etsy]
I came across a story this morning about a British guy who believes he has been a zombie for the last nine years. Not, like, a “Oh, hahahaha, let’s dress up for Halloween and do a zombie crawl and get totally wasted” type of zombie, but really actually a zombie. The man had tried committing suicide a decade ago, and when he woke up in the hospital, he was adamant he was dead.
To soothe himself, the guy — called “Graham” for the purposes of the story — would hang out in graveyards, communing with his fellow “dead.” This all sounds like the plot of some kind of moody teen drama, right? But actually? “Graham” was suffering from something called Cotard Delusion.
And it is insane. Keep reading »
I really, really, really want this to be an April Fool’s Day joke.
ZMB Industries, which manufactures shooting targets which all resemble zombies, has a “zombie ex-girlfriend” target of a bra-clad woman for presumably-male shooters to “kill.”
Put another way: practice murdering your ex-girlfriend, men! It’s okay! Because she’s a “zombie!”
The Bleeding Ex-Girlfriend Target sells for $89.99 and each one is “hand painted to accurately resemble an infected human that just finished gnawing on his trusted courier’s leg, to give you that realistic look so you genuinely feel the hate.” A site that sells the ex-girlfriend target, Motorcycles & Outdoors, also sells Arab “terrorist” and North Korean soldier targets. My brain can’t even process it all. I’m so disgusted at the cavalier disregard for violence against women that I don’t know what to say. [Motorcycle & Outdoors via Salon]
Earlier this week, Rachel, Jessica and I went to a screening of the new zombie movie “Warm Bodies” (in theaters February 1), and Rachel and I instantly developed uncomfortably real crush feelings for the movie’s star, Nicholas Hoult. (See also: Nicholas Hoult Gifs and Gratuitous Nicholas Hoult Photos post, please, for evidence.) Like, it’s all we’ve been talking about for the last few days and I’m starting to feel legitimately freaked out by how hot I think he is.
But here’s the thing: I’m not sure if we’re crushing on actual Nicholas Hoult or R, the character he plays in “Warm Bodies.” And yes, R is a fricking zombie. But based on R, it seems like zombies would make actually really good boyfriends. Here’s why… Keep reading »