Tag: Heroism


The Zombie Fighter: A New Kind of Hero


I love superhero movies.  Last weekend I went to see the new Captain America movie and loved every minute of it.  I can't wait for the next Spiderman either.  I like the heroes of literature too--Beowulf, Van Helsing and Aragorn.  I think it's an essential character trait of every hero that he...

Not Just Brains: Zombies Eat Values


Not only is it difficult to attribute the term “evil” to this most modern of monsters, it is also difficult to attribute the term “good” to the “heroes” of the zombie narrative. In fact, the primary victim of the zombie horde, is not the humans that battle the undead for...