Introducing Jews Vs. Zombies And Jews Vs. Aliens, Two Very Strange Books

The chosen people are going where they've never gone before. Two new anthologies, Jews Vs. Zombiesand Jews Vs. Aliens, feature an all-star group of writers, explaining just what happens when Judaism confronts the unimaginable. To celebrate, we've got an exclusive excerpt: A brand new story by Naomi Alderman! » 2/24/15 10:20am 2/24/15 10:20am

Rick Grimes is The Walking Dead's Newest Villain

It's true. No, Rick hasn't lost his mind again, nor has he suddenly started murdering people. But with the arrival of Aaron, the mysterious fellow who's come with smiles, supplies, and a promise of a safe place to live, Rick and the others suddenly find themselves in the position of being the bad guys for a change. » 2/23/15 8:10am 2/23/15 8:10am

The Walking Dead Crew Finally Faces A Foe They Can't Decapitate

Actually, there are two foes that the group fights in "Them" that are more deadly than zombies, governors, or even passive-aggressive cannibals. The first is thirst, as the group has run out of water. The second is depression, as Maggie, Sasha and Daryl must decide whether surviving is even worth the trouble. » 2/16/15 8:00am 2/16/15 8:00am

Why Slow Zombies Are Still More Frightening Than Fast Ones

Something is going on with the zombies that populate our stories. Not only are there more of them, but they are also noticeably faster, almost acrobatic, capable of running full tilt and even leaping over the tops of walls after prey. And yet, for all that, their plodding predecessors had one thing they don't. » 2/09/15 4:20pm 2/09/15 4:20pm

My First Few Hours With Dying Light

I wasn't sure what to expect from Dying Light, a new open-world zombie game from a studio known for making the regrettable open-world zombie series Dead Island. Imagine my pleasant surprise, then, when I discovered some cool ideas during my first five hours with the game. Maybe you can teach an old zombie new tricks. » 1/27/15 3:58pm 1/27/15 3:58pm

A Walking Dead Spin-Off Character Will Join The Regular Walking Dead

When The Walking Dead spin-off series was announced, the producers were adamant that it would feature all new survivors in a new situation, namely the earliest days of the zombie apocalypse. Apparently now they've realized it might be somewhat helpful to have a more direct tie-in between the old show and the new. » 1/23/15 2:31pm 1/23/15 2:31pm

This Is The Most Optimistic Walking Dead Trailer I've Ever Seen

The second half of season five of The Walking Dead begins on February 8th, and I had expected that things were going to stay miserable for Rick and the gang. But this new trailer is all about hope, chances, living and surviving — could the group finally be about to find peace and safety? Ha ha ha of course not. » 1/22/15 6:40am 1/22/15 6:40am