The Zombie Rights Campaign Blog

ZRC at the Airport

| August 31, 2009

So the chairwoman of the ZRC had to catch a flight today for her day-job, and was sporting her personal copy of the prototype ZRC shirt (which you get a sneak preview of here), which led to an eye-opening discussion about the cause of Zombie Rights when she checked in at the ticket kiosk.  Apparently [...]

Full ZRC Website Coming Soon

| August 31, 2009

This is just a quick update to let loyal Zombie Rights supporters know that the main ZRC website,, will shortly be free of all those pesky ‘Coming Soon’ labels and full of shiny new content. We also are working hard on the merchandise for the ZRC store, and getting shipping and billing details worked [...]

RiffTrax Live – Plan 9 from Outer Space

| August 22, 2009

The Zombie Rights Campaign sent representatives as planned to the RiffTrax Live event on Thursday, expecting a fun evening featuring the satire of an old and remarkably terrible zombie movie.   Unfortunately, rather than providing a light-hearted look at outmoded zombie stereotypes, the show perpetuated modern lifeist prejudices against the undead community. A particular low-point [...]

RiffTrax Live in Madison

| August 19, 2009

Tomorrow at 8pm Eastern RiffTrax is doing a live event making light of one of the most infamous zombie movies of all time, Plan 9 from Outer Space.  The Zombie Rights Campaign will be sending representatives to a screening at the Point Cinemas 16 in Madison, WI for the show, but recommends that zombie rights [...]

Marvel Zombies 4

| August 19, 2009

The Zombie Rights Campaign, in its efforts to keep informed about treatment of zombies in society and depictions of the differently animated in the media, consumes a wide variety of entertainment products.  Sadly, those with an uplifting and positive message for the living dead are few and far between. The recently concluded Marvel Zombies 4 [...]

George Romero’s At It Again

| August 19, 2009

Anti-zombie prejudice has many ugly forms, and comes from many sources.  Television, comic books, literature.  Can there be any doubt, however, as to the source of the worst and ugliest stereotypes about the differently animated? I refer of course, to the ‘Zombie Movie’. Even amongst zombie movies, with their gore and violence and lifeism, one [...]