#48: Zombies!!! (GUESTS: Mike and Cailyn Bruno)

ep48

On this spooky special episode, Timmie and Ryan are joined by returning guests Mike and Cailyn Bruno, who love zombies just as much as true crime! Listen as the gang discusses the zombie craze throughout film, and some of their favorite examples in the genre. Are they for or against fast zombies? Tune in to find out!

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I. Intro [00:00:00]

A. Special Guests: Mike and Cailyn Bruno

II. Zombie Fever [00:11:39]

A. A History

B. What is a zombie?

C. Zombies in Literature

D. Themes and Symbolism

    • Apocalypse
    • Fear of the Masses
    • Disease and Virus
    • Breakdown of Society
    • Survival Instinct
    • Civil Rights
    • Race Relations
    • Religion
    • Morality

III. A Cinematic Goldmine [01:09:40]

A. What makes zombies so suitable for film?
B. Horror in Literature versus Cinema
C. Recommended Movies/Shows

  • Frankenstein (1910)
  • White Zombie (1932)
  • I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
  • Zombies on Broadway (1945)
  • Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
  • The Last Man on Earth (1964)
  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  • The Evil Dead (1982)
  • Army of Darkness (1992)
  • 28 Days Later (2002)
  • Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Wasting Away (2007)
  • I Am Legend (2007)
  • Zombieland (2009)
  • Paranorman (2012)
  • Cabin in the Woods (2012)
  • World War Z (2013)
  • Ugly Americans (2010-2012)
  • The Walking Dead (2010-Present)

IV. Mini Segments [01:28:45]

A. Favorite Zombie Film Speed Round!
B. Timmie and Ryan Love Horror: Walking Dead Season 4 and Season 5 Premiere
C. Zombie Preparedness: CDC and More
D. Zombie Community Episode

V. Conclusions [01:55:07]

A. Related Zombie Links

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James.

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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