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Month: May 2011

Zombie Defined

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

A zombie (Haitian Creole: zonbi; North Mbundu: nzumbe) can be either a fictional undead monster or a person in an entranced state believed to be controlled by a bokor or wizard. These latter are the original zombies, occurring in the West African Vodun religion and its American offshoots Haitian Vodou and New Orleans Voodoo.

Zombies became a popular device in modern horror fiction, largely because of the success of George A. Romero’s 1968 film Night of the Living Dead[1] and they have appeared as plot devices in various books, films and in television shows. Zombie fiction is now a sizeable sub-genre of horror, usually describing a breakdown of civilization occurring when most of the population become flesh-eating zombies – a zombie apocalypse. The monsters are usually hungry for human flesh, often specifically brains. Sometimes they are victims of a fictional pandemic illness causing the dead to reanimate or the living to behave this way, but often no cause is given in the story.

Bureau of Zombie Affairs Alpha Site

Hello World! The Bureau of Zombie Affairs site at this moment is going to be a collection of zombie links. The goal will be to invent a fun, informative Bureau of Zombie Affairs. I’ve started work on a BZA logo encompassing the Seal of Pittsburgh and think it would be neat if others did the same for their city. Maybe a kind of Zombie social network, posing as regional agencies?

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