The Proper Care and Feeding of Zombies

Author: Mac Montandon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470907252
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A scientific look at zombies-the ultimate guide to how the other half lives (or not) How fast and far would a zombie infection spread? What would a nutritionist say about an all-brain diet? Why are the undead so pissed off? Here are the answers to all of your essential zombie questions (you know you've asked them), with a lively, science-based exploration of every aspect of the undead. First book to examine the possible science of our undead brethren, from what a zombie brain looks like to why zombies don't get fat Fact-based approach-looks at zombies through the lens of real science Perfect gift for zombies (assuming they could read) and zombie-philes Dripping with great zombie factoids and insights, The Proper Care and Feeding of Zombies will flesh out your understanding of the living dead.


Author: Kathryn Morgan
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1499435479
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In recent years, zombies have become perhaps the most talked about monsters in popular culture worldwide. In these pages, readers will learn the legendary origins of the living dead, including the development of zombie tales in Haitian folklore and how those tales made it back to the United States—where Hollywood quickly took over. From there, the text traces out the various manifestations of zombies in film, including such classics as White Zombie, Night of the Living Dead, and the contemporary hit TV series The Walking Dead. A filmography supplements the text with a thorough list of the big screen’s zombie offerings!

Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture

Author: Evie Kendal
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319654519
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book demonstrates how popular culture can be successfully incorporated into medical and health science curriculums, capitalising on the opportunity fictional media presents to humanise case studies. Studies show that the vast majority of medical and nursing students watch popular medical television dramas and comedies such as Grey’s Anatomy, ER, House M.D. and Scrubs. This affords us with a unique opportunity to engage and inform not only students but the general public and patients further downstream. This volume analyses examples of medical-themed popular culture and offers various strategies and methods for educators in this field to integrate this material into their teaching. The result is a fascinating read and original resource for medical professionals and teachers alike.

Zombie Myths

Author: Jennifer Mason
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 1538213788
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Today, thanks to movies, video games, comic books, graphic novels, and television series, the world has a pretty distinct idea about what zombies are. Hundreds of years ago, the word "zombie" may have been handed down from jumbie, a West Indian term for ghost, or nzambi, meaning "spirit of the dead," in Congo, Africa. Brainless, reanimated corpses have long haunted the myths of many cultures around the world. The most shocking and fascinating zombie origins and lore are compiled in the unnerving pages of this high-interest volume, which also includes intriguing scientific roots of the zombie myth.

So Now You re a Zombie

Author: John Austin
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781613742860
Format: PDF
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All aspects of the zombie lifestyle are surveyed in this satirical take on an orientation manual for the newly undead. From how one became a zombie in the first place and the stages of zombification to survival mechanisms, this handbook offers specific advice on everything a fresh zombie needs to know about "life" expectancy, hunting techniques, hitching a ride, hand-to-mouth combat, and feeding etiquette. Instructions for extracting the living from boarded up farmhouses and broken down vehicles are included along with dozens of helpful diagrams outlining attack strategies such as the Ghoul Reach, the Flanking Zak, the Bite Hold, and the Aerial Fall for securing human prey and their all-important flesh and brains.

Zombie Church

Author: Tyler Edwards
Publisher: Kregel Publications
ISBN: 0825489261
Format: PDF, ePub
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There is something missing in the church today. Stuck in a rut of routines and rituals, the church is caught up in doing what it is “supposed to do” but is lacking the true essence of what it is supposed to provide: life. Real faith--and a real relationship with Jesus--is not about playing by the rules, attending services, and praying before meals. Real faith is more than religion. Believing there is a way to breathe life back into the church, Tyler Edwards adopts a contemporary and entertaining metaphor--zombies--to highlight and challenge the problematic attitude of today’s believers.

Only Dead on the Inside

Author: James Breakwell
Publisher: BenBella Books
ISBN: 194464864X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It's not easy being a parent these days. There are bills to pay. Kids to feed. And hordes of undead monsters to keep at bay. There are plenty of guides out there about how to survive the zombie apocalypse. All of them assume readers are young, fit, and unencumbered by children. In that scenario, the only living humans left will be smug, outdoorsy Millennials. That's hell on earth, even without the zombies. Only Dead on the Inside is the answer for the rest of us. Written by professional comedy writer and amateur father-of-four James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn), Only Dead on the Inside blends traditional parenting advice with zombie survival tips, bringing together two totally unrelated genres in a book no one asked for but everyone needs. This step-by-step manual teaches you how to raise happy, healthy children in a world overrun by the undead. Motivated moms and dads want it all, and that won't change at the end of the world. There's no reason you can't be a zombie killing machine AND parent of the year, but you have to work for it. If you want to make sure your family is apocalypse-ready, Only Dead on the Inside is your best—and only—chance at survival. No pressure, but if you don't read this book, your children will die.

The Zombie Survival Guide

Author: Max Brooks
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 1400049628
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An illustrated, comprehensive guide to surviving an attack by hordes of the predatory undead explains zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective weaponry and defense strategies, how to outfit one's home for a long siege, and how to survive in any territory or terrain. Original. 35,000 first printing.

How to Draw Zombies

Author: Michael Butkus
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 161059861X
Format: PDF, Docs
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DIVFrom the pages of great literature to Hollywood movies, zombies are appearing everywhere. Now aspiring artists can bring them to life, so to speak, by learning to render them with pencil, paint, and digital image-editing software. This comprehensive book gets into all the gory details, such as creating bloodshot eyes, forming robust brows, and imitating the look of pale, dead flesh. How to Draw Zombies also features 15 step-by-step projects that guide artists from initial sketches to finished works of art, including a Voodoo Queen, a gothic zombie, and even a zombie romance. /div

Jetpack Dreams

Author: Mac Montandon
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306815281
Format: PDF
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Offers a look at these unique flying machines and their inventive creators and users, highlighting the 1984 Olympic flight by Bill Suitor, the jet-pack murder in Houston, and secret government laboratory experiments.