Month: March 2014


The Walking Dead (2): Traditional American Values


In the first episode, Rick prays in the church and later in that episode Carl is shot.  Seemingly suggesting the ineffectiveness of prayer.  But because of the injury, they meet up with Herschel and his family.  Carl was fixed up and our group of would be survivors linked up with...

The Walking Dead (1): Ethics and Science


Night of the Living Dead shows the uselessness of traditional values as the characters who represent these values are overwhelmed by the undead.  The Walking Dead, as almost all intervening zombie narratives, is still exploring cultural values.  In season 1, a lot of attention in given to morality within human...