​It's Been A Bad Week For Strong Female Characters

I think I've finally discovered what caused my mysterious, unknown apocalypse. I believe the illness known as "con flu" — in which one sick person at a con basically makes every attendee sick — mutated in some way to affect everybody that even thought about Comic-Con this week. Because I feel like shit. But not as bad… » 7/30/14 9:02am Wednesday 9:02am

First Walking Dead Season 5 Look Reveals... Uh... Zombies Still Exist

Okay, the "first look" from season five of The Walking Dead, which aired during last night's special episode of Talking Dead, was kind of a let-down. But if you were worried that suddenly zombies were somehow no longer threats, this brief clip of Carol and Tyreese avoiding them should quell your fears, I guess. » 7/07/14 8:40am 7/07/14 8:40am

Colson Whitehead: Zombies Are About "The Everyday Becoming Monstrous"

We loved Colson Whitehead's zombie novel Zone One, in which a team of survivors combs through the wreckage of a post-apocalyptic city, assailed by boredom and weirdness as much as by horror. Now, talking to Salon, Whitehead explains why he's fascinated with zombies: They're like everyday life revealing its horrifying… » 6/03/14 5:00pm 6/03/14 5:00pm

Someone On In The Flesh Finally Does Something Brave

After last week's side story, In the Flesh returns to its core characters this week. But while some characters continue to pursue a potentially cataclysmic prophecy, others are dealing with more intimate problems—and one character decides to face their problems head-on. Which will have larger consequences for Roarton? » 6/01/14 1:00pm 6/01/14 1:00pm

9 Famous Zombies (That Aren't Actually Zombies)

Zombies are everywhere in pop culture right now — but not all "zombies" are actually zombies. A traditional zombie is a corpse that rises from the grave and mindlessly hunts the living (to eat our braaaaaains). But that can get old after a while. So here are nine popular "zombies" that are actually something else… » 5/23/14 10:20am 5/23/14 10:20am