The Zombie Rights Campaign Blog

‘ZombieLab’ Explores the Science, Social Status and Legal Rights of the Differently Animated

| January 28, 2013

We have often lamented the brusque treatment the Differently Animated receive from today’s scientists and scholars here at the ZRC Blog. It seems like Zombies exist only to be exploited by the ivory tower, only discussed in terms of eradication and control, not reason and understanding. Much as the ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ is used to promote [...]

‘Everything I Learned About Management I Learned from Zombies’

| January 19, 2013

That’s the title of a graphic BuyZombie brought to our attention recently, highlighting the valuable tips about human resources that you can supposedly learn from studying Zombie society. Really, I’m not sure the comparison is very flattering to Zombies. And the way they go about making it is pretty heavily stereotyped. Still, if this helps [...]

Update: ‘Dead Island’ Riptide Edition Has Incredibly Tasteless UK Version

| January 16, 2013

I really shouldn’t have fallen for the Zombie hula girl figurine so easily. ‘Dead Island’, as recounted recently here on the blog, has a new ‘Riptide’ edition coming out soon, and as is common with special editions of games, it has various nifty (to their minds) gimmicky objects to encourage purchasers. In the US, you [...]

Fancy New Dead Island Edition Can’t Hide Anti-Zombie Prejudice

| January 14, 2013

So there’s a new version of ‘Dead Island’ coming out and boy does it have a lot of tchotchkes that come with it: Let’s be honest a zombie hula girl is enough to sell anyone on this even if it wasn’t just one of the more fun zombie games out there. If not the severed [...]

Universal Classic Monsters Box Set: Of Interest to Zombie Historians

| January 14, 2013

Our friends at the Horror Society brought a killer sale to our attention and it might be of interest to our Zombie Friendly audience as well: Amazon’s Blu-ray Deal of the Week affects Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection. Through January 19th, Amazon is offering the title for $79.99 (a 50% [...]

What’s the Matter with Kansas? Living Supremacism, Apparently.

| January 11, 2013

(Naturally, the ZRC does not mean to condemn all Kansans for the actions of a distasteful few; the title is a reference to the famous and hotly-debated political work, ‘What’s the Matter with Kansas’ by Thomas Frank) A story came into the ZRC’s inbox a while back about an Anti-Zombie militia in Kansas and it [...]

‘Zombie Planet’ Sadly Not A Planet Inhabited By Zombies (That We Know Of)

| January 9, 2013

In a fairly benign example of ‘Don’t Use the Zed Word’, the well-documented phenomenon of calling everything under the sun ‘Zombie’ lately, Undead or not, we have now a ‘Zombie planet’: Fomalhaut b is a giant alien planet that is nearly three times the mass of Jupiter. It was the first alien planet ever directly [...]

‘Warm Bodies’ February 1st, Serious Media Buzz

| January 6, 2013

Entertainment Weekly, about as reliable a gauge of the Mainstream as one could imagine, has named ‘Warm Bodies’ one of its 35 most anticipated movies of 2013. Why 35? Who knows! But it will apparently be out on Feb 1st and with all this free advertising maybe, finally, some minds will be changed about Zombies. [...]

Dumb Ways to Die: Walking Dead Edition

| January 6, 2013

For those not hugely into internet memes, an Australian train company released a viral video ad campaign to promote safety around railroads called ‘Dumb Ways to Die’. It took off rather quickly, and as of now, has about 35 million views on Youtube. Naturally this led to parodies, and in particular we can heartily recommend [...]