Thursday, 28 July 2011

The Dead Chicken Party

Zombie is a term used to denote an animated corpse brought back to life by mystical means such as witchcraft. The term is often figuratively applied to describe a hypnotised person bereft of consciousness and self-awareness, yet ambulant and able to respond to surrounding stimuli.

According to the tenets of Vodou a dead person can be revived by a bokor, or sorcerer. Zombies remain under the control of the bokor since they have no will of their own.

Zombie fiction is now a sizeable sub-genre of horror, usually describing a breakdown of civilization occurring when most of the population become flesh-eating zombies – a zombie apocalypse.

The monsters are usually hungry for human flesh, often specifically brains.


  1. Thanks for the warning. I often see them in hordes roaming around city centres and shopping malls in the day.

  2. Brilliant post - easily the best on here for a while.

    Anyone up for opening a book on Flatdog's identity?

  3. I came to a similar conclusion myself: