Tag: Modernity


Zombies and Time


We modern folks have a very modern view of time. Having emptied time of transcendence, we think of it as mere chronology or sequence. Still, this sequence can be viewed optimistically; in our culture we tend to find meaning in time in terms of human progress. Zombies challenge this optimism...

Zombies and Intimacy


The type of death one can expect from a zombie is nothing if not intimate. They use no secondary object, like a knife or even a rock. They use only their own teeth and hands. Victims are frequently shown having their abdomens violated by a group of zombies who proceed...