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Don’t Be Prejudiced Against the Zombies – Geek Girl Navigating the World
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The zombie apocalypse works as comic foil and conversation starter as well as horror story of the moment. The gore factor is continually being upped by ever more imaginative splatters and gruesome depictions of deterioration from “The Walking Dead” and the crop of zombie media shuffling in its wake. And, much like the vampire fatigue of years past, the zombie may be overstaying its welcome. Zombies aren’t my favorite monster, but I enjoyed “Zombieland” enough to own it, I still think “Shaun of the Dead” is hilarious, and I watch “The Walking Dead.” So, if anyone is to blame, it’s me, because I’ve done it to myself.
I scored tickets for an advance screening of “Pride + Prejudice + Zombies”, and figured, as much as I like genre mashups, I was willing to see what could become of a romance of manners and the monster du jour. I wasn’t ambivalent, »