The Zombie Rights Campaign Blog

NPR Tells You What You Don’t Need to Know About Zombies

| October 31, 2010

This article from NPR entitled ’8 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Zombies’ is a truly awful piece of mishmash, patently obvious trivia combined with wild speculation on fashionable topics and theories mixed with outright factual errors. Not just errors about Zombies; errors about filmmaking, about the basic history of horror movies and the pop [...]

ZRC Goes to Freakfest in Video (Pt 1)

| October 31, 2010

A couple of the many videos we took last night at State Street. First, a quick random crowd scene to show how noisy and random the place can be: Then a video of one of the best costumes there, a frilly feathery red dragon thing: Finally for this update, check out a good example of [...]

Madison Halloween in Pictures

| October 31, 2010

Here I will present you with a small selection of pictures from Madison’s Halloween festivities. For more you can go check out our flickr page here and here. Happy Halloween, Zombie Rights Enthusiasts! Before we get to the pictures of individual costumes, it’s worth noting just how big the annual Halloween festivities are in Madison, [...]

Ideological Message with Sign Suppression?

| October 31, 2010

Perhaps I’m not paranoid enough, for I forgot to ponder the question of whether, in fact, the confiscation of our yard sticks was part of an attempt to suppress unwanted political messaging, ie, an attempt to stop us from spreading the word about Zombie Rights to the Madisonian crowd. Does the City of Madison have [...]

ZRC Goes to Halloween on State Street, aka Freakfest

| October 31, 2010

The Zombie Rights Campaign made our annual trek to the enormous outdoor Halloween costume party (which the city has rebranded as ‘Freakfest’ in recent years) last night, and it was a decided mixed bag. On the one hand, there were numerous opportunities to advance the cause of Zombie Rights. We picketed, marched, chanted, protested, talked [...]

A Heartwarming Message of Unity

| October 30, 2010

(I learned about this via this site)

Baron Mardi Is Our Zombie of the Year 2010

| October 29, 2010

Recently, The Zombie Rights Campaign announced its nominees for Zombie of the Year 2010. It was a diverse list, with personalities and people from a wide variety of media, both fictional and non-fictional, and it proved very difficult to select a final award winner from so many worthy individuals. Still, in the end, there was [...]

This T-Shirt Doesn’t Turn You Into a Zombie, It Turns You Into a Doofus

| October 28, 2010

Take a look at this failed opportunity to allow Living people to walk a mile in Zombie shoes: Turn Into A Zombie Ask me about my zombie shirt… BAM! Instantly turn into a zombie by flipping this shirt over your head. Patent Pending It’s a pity too; letting people experience life as a Zombie, even [...]

Zombie Rights: Changing the Narrative

| October 28, 2010

Via Horror Society we learn of an interactive theatre event involving negative Zombie portrayals in Chicago: CHICAGO, ILL. – October 5, 2010 – From October 21 through November 6 the audience-interactive theatrical event, Zombies Attack Chicago, is returning for its third year to The Spot at 4437 N. Broadway in Uptown. This time around, Colonel [...]

Rob Liefeld Insults Comics, As Usual, But Also the Bible and Zombies

| October 27, 2010

The comic book world has had to deal with Rob Liefeld for a long time; the ZRC more recently when he did some of the art for Prelude to Deadpool Corps, and then picked up regular art duties on the main series that followed. (A review of Prelude is forthcoming, but first we’re retooling our [...]