Month: May 2014


The Human Monster


In almost every zombie narrative, the boundaries between the human and the monster is blurred.  One of the most significant of these boundaries is between the monsters and the monstrous behavior of the living. The zombies certainly represent a serious external menace, but they cease to be much of a danger once the...

Zombies: Are/Our Consumer Culture


That the zombie is a reflections of modern man is apparent in Romero’s second installment of his zombie narratives, Dawn of the Dead (1978) where he “offers us a glimpse of a universe in which all spiritual values have been replaced by our awareness of the material realities of the...