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‘Zombies’ resurrects Austen classic

‘Zombies’ resurrects Austen classic

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Culture, Movies

If suitors were intimidated by Elizabeth Bennet before, imagine her with a sword. Balancing Victorian romance and the zombie apocalypse, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is a fast-paced, surprisingly funny genre clash. Based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s 2009 best-selling novel that pulls directly...

A tale of two monsters: how societal anxiety influences horror

A tale of two monsters: how societal anxiety influences horror

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

October 30, 2013


Filed under Archives

Apparently “The Walking Dead” is more popular than football. According to the New York Times, the season-four premiere of the graphic-novel-turned-television-sensation garnered 16.1 million viewers, surpassing any NFL game aired this year.The American public loves zombies — or at least connects with the fear tha...

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