Customize your very own zombie-proof cabin for $130K

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Monday 27 October 2014

When the zombies come (and come they will), you’ll have two options. First option: become a victim. This is the easiest option of all, but probably the most painful. Second option: hide away in your zombie-proof cabin until the zombie apocalypse is over. You might have to gather a few friends to help you pay for the zombie-proof cabin-it’s just under $130k-but it’ll be well worth it because you’ll be alive and stuff.

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Lawn of the Dead: Zombie gnomes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 22 April 2014

The zombie apocalypse has finally arrived! And it’s slowly creeping up your lawn! These Zombie Gnomes from Firebox will bring horror and death unto unsuspecting intruders. They come in two forms: The Crawler crawls through the mud in dramatic undead fashion, while The Infected stands around striking fear to all passers-by. The gnomes are 30cm […]

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‘Beyonce versus Zombies’, a Tumblr that imagines her lyrics as zombie battles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 11 March 2014

We’ve heard of hidden meanings in song lyrics before, but who’d have expected Beyonce to be so passionate about zombie butt-kicking music? ‘Beyonce vs Zombies’ is a Tumblr blog by artist, Ali Graham, wherein she illustrates Queen Bey fighting hordes of the undead, as dictated by her famous song lyrics.

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Impressionist paintings of famous zombie movies and shows by George Pfau

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 3 December 2013

San Francisco-based artist George Pfau loves zombies so much, he decided to immortalize them in a series of Impressionist paintings called Zombiescapes. It’s sheer genius! Nothing’s better to hang up on your living room wall than a beautifully-painted horde of flesh-eating zombies.

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The CDC warns against a Zombie outbreak

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Friday 29 November 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now has a guide for  “Zombie Preparedness” with helpful tips and tricks in the case of a real outbreak. Why would an official government website have a section about zombies? Is it a genuine threat? Dr. Ali Khan, explains his thinking on the matter: ‘If you are generally well […]

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Now you can enroll in a university course to survive the zombie apocalypse

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 26 September 2013

Until the zombie apocalypse is truly upon us, it’s fair to assume that us humans will never stop flogging the undead brains of zombies. And now, the University of California, Irvine, is introducing the eight-week Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead course.

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Hipster Zombies: an arcade action game

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 31 July 2013

We’ve had enough of hipsters and zombies, thank you very much. But shoot-’em-up arcade action game Hipster Zombies from Sharkbomb Studios comes with a pretty good dose of hipster-related humor. The premise is that hipsters have turned into zombies and you, hoodie-clad one who’s keeping it real, must fight back.

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For zombie kids: Children’s book on how to hunt brains

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Wednesday 3 July 2013

Finally, a children’s book about zombies that you can read to the little ones. Written by writer-filmmaker Dan Jacobs and his artist-educator wife Amelia, A Brain is for Eating comes with 40 pages of illustrations by Scott Brundage and instructs kids on how to stalk humans and eat their brains. Now parents who have been […]

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Till death do us part? This calls for a zombie wedding cake

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 11 June 2013

When a certain couple, Charles and Monica, decided to get hitched, they did it with a zombie-themed wedding cake that had random zombies climbing up a three-tiered wedding cake while the cake toppers — presumably the wedding couple — wielded a shotgun and a katana. Well, you know, if you’re going to be partners for […]

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Want to fight cockney zombies in London? This way, please

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Events on Monday 13 May 2013

Seemed like quite a while back since we mentally hyperventilated over the fact that Wish.co.uk actually organized zombie-fighting adventures in malls, so you can imagine how thrilled we were to find out that they’ve now emerged with even more zombie fun. There’s the Zombie Boot Camp, where you can learn how to shoot zombies down […]

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Zombie Knit: tiny knitted zombies by Sophia Viney

Donya Todd Reader Find

By Donya Todd in New Products on Sunday 21 April 2013

Sophia Viney runs designer toy brand Zombie Knit. She knits, crochets and embroiders, handmaking each toy with all the undead love and cuteness they need. Viney has health problems and is often out of action. She uses this time to knit, make up stories, and create comics using her quirky characters. I call her my […]

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Now you can enlist a zombie to stop your door dead in its tracks

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Saturday 23 February 2013

Who can forget the fabulously made-up park zombie that descended on TV audiences worldwide in the first season of The Walking Dead? Now you can allow one to hold the door for you with this handcrafted doorstop of a zombie in a similar prone pose. A tight grip is promised with the 1/8″ thick rubber […]

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Creepy vampire and zombie Reborn dolls

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Wednesday 30 January 2013

If you though Reborn baby dolls were disturbing, artist Bean Shanine took that concept to the next level of creepy with her vampire and zombie Reborn baby dolls. The creation of these ultra-realistic dolls involves hours upon hours of painstaking sculpting and painting. They look incredibly convincing, but it would take a brave person to keep one in their house.

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Zombies of the animal world

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 25 December 2012

Fact: nature makes zombies out of the living. Mind and body control is what parasites are after in the animals they infect, effectively turning their hosts into —sounds familiar? —zombies.

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Zombies hang out, do yoga

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 28 November 2012

My yoga studio recently knocked on the idea of doing a Halloween-themed class on the day itself. Naturally I was thinking of turning up as a zombie — which is how I found this 5-year-old clip of people dressed up as zombies, fighting decay with yoga. Don’t quite dig the music, but it is beautifully […]

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