50% of the zombie movies have been made since 9/11/01
Is that because we in America see the Islamist Terrists as an unstoppable horde? I don't know about that. There was more worry about a horde Asian Communists in the late 60s, what with the war in Indochina and the CHICOM human wave tactics in the Korean War still in the collective memory. Now THEY knew how to do Hordes.
Zombies as mindless consumers got their day in the Media portrayal of the Reagan era when consumption took such a spotlight in the economic calculations.
No, I think zombie got the resurgence for other reasons. A few clever send ups in entertainment, with items like Max Brooks' offerings and the Resident Evil franchise building on the earlier Romero offerings getting the ball rolling..
Seen outside the Broad Ripple Art Fair... - Parked up along the Monon were these two very Broad Riparian steeds: Very unlikely to be confused with the other bikes in the rack. Pedaled into Broad Rippl...
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