Zombies are hot right now. Slow moving, fast moving, comic, scary, “Dawn of the Dead” style and stylishly dressed to kill — they seem to be everywhere I look.
But I just can’t get into zombies.
Recently, I’ve read a few zombie books and tried to get myself into the zombie fad but I’ve failed. I can’t wrap my head around the appeal of brain-eating, walking dead. Werewolves? Yea team! Vampires? No question. Ghosts, demons, evil wizards — check, check, check — all good — but Zombies have zero appeal.
I remember that when I saw the original “Dawn of the Dead” I was frightened, but I was far from charmed. It seems that what I really like is a dash of charm with my chills. I love the sexy monsters of “True Blood” so by comparison any zombie, — classic or contemporary, slow or fast, dull or funny, even in a Jane Austen remix — is going to suffer in a comparison.
I have two questions today:
If you love zombies, please tell me why?
If you don’t, tell me why you don’t love ‘em?
Share your thoughts on Zombies!