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New episode is now live! Episode 7: The Walking Dead and Zombies in the Cultural Zeitgeist

Warning: Spoilers through the S5 premiere of The Walking Dead!

Halloween month continues! Check in with us this week as we discuss our reactions to the Season 5 premiere of The Walking Dead, as well as acknowledging what a badass Carol is and talking about our ongoing thoughts on the show in general. We also discuss some of the correlation/ deviation between the show and the graphic novel source material. We delve as well into the larger cultural zombie obsession, argue about our zombie apocalypse weapons of choice, and check in with our picks of the week.

This week’s discussion includes The Walking Dead, World War Z, Zombieland, Dawn of the Dead, Deadgirl, Married with Zombies (book), I Am Legend, and more!

Pop Culture Hangover » Blog Archive » Episode 6: Small Screen Screams

Part 2 of our month-long celebration of the awesomeness that is Halloween! This week Josh, Anthony, Justin, Stephanie, and Emily discuss horror television from classics to current day, as well as argue over just what qualifies something as horror. Does Buffy the Vampire Slayer count as horror considering how much humor was in it? Is True Detective a horror show? Does anybody else remember Are You Afraid of the Dark? Tune in for all this and more!

This week’s conversation includes American Horror Story, Carnivale, Twin Peaks, Supernatural, Hannibal, The Strain, X-Files, Penny Dreadful, Amazing Stories, Dark Shadows, Forever Knight, MTV’s Fear, and more!

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