Category: Zombie Apocalypse

Review: High School of the Dead 0

Review: High School of the Dead

(Note: the manga uses “highschool” as one word, though the correct use is 2 words: high school, which is what the English version of the TV show uses.) Awhile back, Jon did a preliminary (zombie) review on High School of the Dead, then 2 months later, he finished watching the series (and read a bit more of the manga) and did a wrap-up review. Given Jon’s interest, when I noticed...

Renovation starts tomorrow! 0

Renovation starts tomorrow!

The 69th Annual World Science Fiction Convention, WorldCon, starts tomorrow. I’m looking forward to meeting some of my favorite authors and getting some books signed. Amusingly enough, I had to actually buy some dead-tree books as I only had kindle versions of a few of my authors. Specifically, Mira Grant (aka Seanan McGuire) who’s book, Feed, is nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel, and John Scalzi. For him,...

Review: Angelfall by Susan Ee 1

Review: Angelfall by Susan Ee

There is something magical about getting to preview a work before it is published. You are getting to see something before (most of) the rest of the world and that makes you feel special, maybe even “better” than the rest of the plebeians who must wait for the release date. Back in April, I received a sample for Susan Ee’s new book, Angelfall. The sample contained the first 5 chapters...

CDC offers tips on Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse 0

CDC offers tips on Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Recently, the CDC tweeted about the Zombie Apocalypse. I found this intriguing for a number of reasons (not the least of which was that the CDC had a twitter feed). Their post about the Zombie Apocalypse was fairly amusing, and what they were really using it as a vehicle for was to raise disaster preparedness awareness, because (as the image attests) if you are prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse, you...

First impressions of Call Of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer 5

First impressions of Call Of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer

If you game, you know Call Of Duty: Black Ops came out yesterday. While this is the 7th installment in a long series of Call Of Duty games, it really is “Modern Warfare 2: The Second”. By that I mean Treyarch just took the engine that Infinity Ward made for Modern Warfare 2 and reused it. At first glance that could seem like a bad thing, after all it means...