Looks like the zombie apocalypse has arrived and its unfortunate victims were none other than My Little Ponies. As an ardent fan of The Walking Dead, zombies are on my mind more often than they should be...however I hadn't really considered zombie animals before, let alone cute little ponies. Mexican artist Dianita Ceron created an entire series of pony zombies that she calls My Little Zombie.
I'm not a big zombie movie person. I like Night of the Living Dead, and that's about it. So I was surprised when I found myself really liking walking dead, a lot. One thing that hooked me was how well they pulled off shots of a post zombie-pocalypse Atlanta.
This is the demo reel from Stargate Studios, the company behind The Walking Dead effects, highlighting how they composite in graphics and animation to make The Walking Dead look so good. It's awesome, and it gives a good sense of how much time goes into making those shots.
The video is a little long, but try and stick with it at least to 1:28, when they show how they did the now
Mmm…brains. Halloween is quickly approaching, and that can mean only one thing: the zombies are coming. Heck, even the CDC wrote an article about how to prepare for a zombie apocalypse!
Technically speaking, this gory brain cap is probably the worst thing you could wear when the zombies arrive, but it would definitely be a great costume for Halloween if the brain-eaters aren't around.
The Martin family recently sat for an updated round of family photos. And by "sat for," I mean built custom sets of post-apocalyptic, zombie-fighting armor, and headed to a gritty locale for hours of family fun.
The shoot was conceived by the mother, Jen, and all armor and props were built by the family, using hubcaps, a railroad crossing sign, soda tabs, stainless steel, sports equipment, jump rings and aluminum duct parts. I especially love the bike helmet plus floor vent cover.
Ben and Juliana understand that an engagement is special occassion, and something worth celebrating with photos. And, because it's special, they decided to do more than just look in love in some field with purplish light and soft focus...
Well, sure they start of that way, but then things get interesting...
Pittsburgh, PA-based Alternate Histories have decided to make famous events a bit more interesting by coming clean...about the fact that there were monsters and all sorts of crazy creatures present at the time. That's why they're famous events.
Portraying such events as The Defeat of General Frankenstein at Bunker Hill and The 1932 Zombie Killing Games in Los Angeles, Alernate Histories is a
From the looks of it, zombies are at the height of their fame - mainstream films, television shows, books, and most importantly, the fact that "Brains..." is now a oft-cited mainstay in our popular parlance.
"With these posters from Hollywood is Dead, the trend has spread to some of our all-time favorite films. The re-imagined movie posters pull a Pride and Prejudice and Zombies on classic movies like Back to the Future, E.T. and Star Wars. Each poster comes with a frightening design of the original image and new more appropriate tag lines. And for your holiday gift giving what kid wouldn’t love a poster of the age old classic – The Lethal Mermaid."
I recently spied this clever design as an embedded ad in my RSS feed reader. I'm pretty sure it's the first one I've ever clicked on.
"Ask me about my zombie shirt... BAM! Instantly turn into a zombie by flipping this shirt over your head."
It's like an instant Halloween costume.
As it turns out, even zombies abide by short-term food contamination avoidance standards.
"The five second rule is a popular polite fiction regarding the eating of food that has fallen to the floor or ground. The origin of the rule is unknown. The substance of the rule is that if food falls on the ground, it may be safely eaten as long as it is picked up within five seconds."
Sooner or later you're gonna find yourself in this situation:
You're at home, watching educational programming or perhaps reading up on the latest antics on ManMadeDIY.com, and BANG! BOOM! The zombies have already chewed through the font door.
What to do? What to do?
It's simple, says the "Safe Bedside Table." Simply untwist the removable leg that serves as a club and weild the top like a shield, and consider yourself defended.
There was a time I thought the embossed petunias and tiny blue birds on my grandma's thank you notes were the scariest things I'd ever seen printed on stationary.
And then this morning, I stumbled upon the letterheads of 13th Street, Germany's premier horror and crime channel, designed by Jacques Pense. Each sheet of paper, envelope, and note are emblazened with zombies who interact with the office supplies that are place upon them - staples through the face, a binder ring in the eye, or peeled off flesh from an envelope pull tab.
Forget about Cool Citrus Basil and Cocoa Butter...all the cool zombies wash their decaying flesh in cherry-scented o-positive. "Now you can bathe yourself in true horror movie style, and recreate your favourite scenes from Dracula, Psycho, and Twilight with our ultra realistic bag of blood shower gel."