Zombie: A New Original Short Story by Chuck Palahniuk

It was Griffin Wilson who proposed the theory of de-evolution. He sat two rows behind me in Organic Chem, the very definition of an evil genius. He was the first to take the Great Leap Backward. » 11/18/13 12:00pm 11/18/13 12:00pm

Local TV station issues emergency broadcast warning of zombie…

It appears the Emergency Zombie Alert System is working just fine in Great Falls, Montana. Last night, local television station KRTV interrupted regularly scheduled programming with the following emergency broadcast, accompanied by the jarring WONK-WONK-WONK of a televised crisis alert: » 2/12/13 8:00am 2/12/13 8:00am

Physics PhD students make a zombie movie at the Large Hadron Collider…

Think you've seen every single twist on the zombie movie? Decay has something that no other zombie flick does: the Large Hadron Collider. A group of Physics PhD students filmed their horror movie against the photogenic particle accelerator, cooking up a Higgs Boson-driven plot about a physics experiment awry. Watch… » 10/28/12 7:30am 10/28/12 7:30am

Fast food workers get a scare when a zombie shows up at the drive-thru…

One hazard of working the drive-thru window in late October is that you risk running into goofballs like this. Ed Bassmaster decided to spend an evening pranking fast food employees with his zombie makeup. One ten-piece order of brains, please. » 10/27/12 3:00pm 10/27/12 3:00pm

This, dear reader, is how you diagnose a zombie

Most of us are familiar with the telltale signs of zombiedom. Incoherent moans. Gurgling. A lumbering gait. Insatiable hunger. But have you ever wondered what's actually going on inside the heads of the walking dead? » 10/24/12 2:27pm 10/24/12 2:27pm

12 Zombie Movies that Root for the Zombies

Earlier this week, we shared our 13 favorite zombie movies in honor of the latest Resident Evil installment, and most of these films have us reaching for a heavy, head-bashing bat. But what about those films where you want to see the zombie survive — or at least see a few humans fall to their rotting teeth? Here are… » 9/16/12 12:00pm 9/16/12 12:00pm

Wine pairing for zombies: Which wines go best with human flesh?

So you've turned into a zombie, and you've spent a good deal of time mindlessly eating human flesh. But eventually, you find your tastebuds have gotten bored and you'd really like a glass of something that brings out the flavor of kidneys and skin. But what wines would go best with a dinner of human meat? » 6/16/12 8:00am 6/16/12 8:00am

The Beastie Boys' epic 11-minute music video pits G.I. Joes against…

Here's something for all your Supermarionation fans out there. Longtime Beastie Boy collaborator and Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze has directed 11 minutes worth of action figures teaming up with the Abominable Snowman to battle a vast anti-Beastie Boy conspiracy. Also, the undead show up for reasons… » 7/19/11 3:30pm 7/19/11 3:30pm

The Walking Dead season finale goes out with a bang

On the season finale of The Walking Dead — "TS-19" — the survivors become acclimated to their new home, but something's not entirely right in this would-be paradise. Spoiler a-go-go! » 12/06/10 9:16am 12/06/10 9:16am

Monster Smackdown Day Two: Zombie Vs. Poltergeist!

The bodies of the dearly departed versus the spirits! Mind versus muscle! Misguided science versus mystical spirituality! In today's second round of io9's interspectacular monster clash, zombies take on poltergeists and you - yes, you get to decide the outcome! » 10/27/09 11:00am 10/27/09 11:00am

When Monsters Change Sides: 10 Horror Icons Who Turned Good

Monsters cannot live (or unlive, in some cases) on terrorizing alone - sometimes, even the most horrible feel the need to spread some happiness in the world. Here are ten of the more memorable examples of horror icons going soft. » 10/26/09 4:30pm 10/26/09 4:30pm

Who's The Greatest Ghoul? io9 Smackdown: Monster Edition Begins!

Horror has given us all manner of memorable monsters, but which one is the mightiest? This week: You decide! That's right, it's another round of io9 Smackdown, and this time, it's all about the creepies going bump in the night! » 10/26/09 12:20pm 10/26/09 12:20pm

A Vampire, Werewolf and Zombie Lied To Me Today

What could be better than a zombie, werewolf and vampire round table at NYCC, I thought? All my friends on one panel, talking about blood and brains and stuff... but alas, only humans appeared. » 2/08/09 4:00pm 2/08/09 4:00pm

10 Tips for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Not sure what to do when the zombie apocalypse strikes? The Green Light Anti-Zombie Squad treated New York Comic Conners to a lively demonstration on how to survive your next encounter with the walking dead. » 2/07/09 10:00am 2/07/09 10:00am

Zombie Fashion Models Show Off More Than Skin

After we get the zombie outbreak under control, the undead will become contributing members of society, even getting work as fashion models. Fumie Sasabuchi adds drawings of exposed bones and organs to models in high fashion magazines, transforming traditional symbols of beauty into the walking dead. » 12/08/08 8:30am 12/08/08 8:30am

Gift Ideas for the Ten Major Species of Science Fiction Fan

Click to viewWe've got the definitive guide to what you and your fannish pals should have on your holiday lists this season. Not sure what to buy for the Star Wars fan in your life? Got a steampunker or zombie lover on your list and no clue where to look? Wondering what's out there for the Battlestar Galactica… » 12/03/08 2:24pm 12/03/08 2:24pm

For the Zombie Fan

The Zen of Zombies: Sure, they may be the mindless undead, but zombies have a lot to teach us. They move at their own pace, go after what they want, and don't worry about the rules of polite society. This how-to guide helps you tap into your inner zombie. $10.36 from Amazon.
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Scars Of Youth Trailer Opens Doors To Zombie Youth Cult

We already showed you the crazy stills from John R. Hand's latest indie film featuring creepy burn scar zombies that will supposedly live forever, thanks to their secret zombie juice. Now take a look at the equally confusing trailer for Scars Of Youth. Hand's dark and arty look into a post-apocalyptic world 200 years… » 7/16/08 8:20am 7/16/08 8:20am