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ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Episode 12, ‘Pillar of Salt’

| September 19, 2016

Another week, another Fear the Walking Dead episode to affirm your faith in… err… hmm. This week! A family of survivors flees the Tijuana cult compound and is immediately captured by the drug addicted gang Nick has been exploiting, who want to locate their source. Our heroes are always so good for the people around [...]

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Episode 11, ‘Pablo and Jessica’

| September 12, 2016

Perhaps no episode quite sums up Fear the Walking Dead better to date than this one, I’ll give it that. Spoilers and plot discussion below.

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Episode 10, ‘Do Not Disturb

| September 5, 2016

Another week, another extensive backfill/backstory episode, this time covering new character Elena. More below.

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Episode 9, ‘Los Muertos’

| August 29, 2016

Fear the Walking Dead continues this week! When talking about social justice, one often talks about property. Who gets to own it, who gets to live in it. This week, Fear the Walking Dead exposes another way Zombies are often mistreated in fiction, as its main cast steals outright a hotel from the local Zombie [...]

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Episode 8, ‘Grotesque

| August 22, 2016

Greetings from the ZRC blog! We’re going to start doing somewhat shorter, more to the point reviews, trying to keep things moving along here on the blog. It should help us in coping with the whole ‘unending tide of anti-Zombie prejudice’ thing. After a short hiatus, Fear the Walking Dead has returned. But did it [...]

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 4

| May 6, 2016

When last we left the crew of the S.S. Zombie Hater they had just tried, and largely failed, to ransack a plane crash. This week the inevitable consequences of talking to strangers comes home to roost as Alicia’s ham radio pals pay a visit. It is also noteworthy for having very few Differently Animated even [...]

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 3

| May 6, 2016

And the saga of Jerks on a Boat continues into Week Three! This time our heroes have the chance to rescue several Living people, so Anti-Zombie prejudice alone can’t lead to the inevitable catastrophe. Could a happy ending result?

ZRC Review – Fear the Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 2

| May 6, 2016

Fear the Walking Dead had a dubious start to its second season, with ample Zombie Rights issues, as previously dissected on the ZRC blog here. But perhaps after the premiere things could improve for the Differently Animated? …Probably not.

Random Items from the ZRC Files

| October 18, 2015

Over the years I was in law school the ZRC acquired, or was given, a wide range of Zombie merchandise and memorabilia, not all of which was usefully reviewed. Oops. But there’s no time like the present to delve into the archives/clear out my desk drawers and see some of the odder things our culture [...]

The Zombie Rights Campaign Visits the Last Dark Carnival Film Festival

| October 2, 2015

With somewhat heavy hearts, the Zombie Rights Campaign paid our visit to the last Dark Carnival/Diabolique International Film Festival in Bloomington, Indiana last weekend, to see if the horror film world had made any progress toward greater Undead Acceptance. We were pleasantly surprised by a few of the films on offer, and of course, grossly [...]