Man, was at the gym long about 11:15 yesterday, just having a good time reading a JS Breukelaar collection and sweating on various torture devices, when I got a call that maybe I could clean up and drive into my office on campus (like, MILES away) by noon, to talk to the newspeople for a segment that afternoon? Answer, always, when media calls: “Can’t talk right now, I’m already going to that place you told me to be at.” So, I made it, it was great talking zo…

note: when I’m listing those 4 things early in, it should be flesh-eating, infectiousness, decay, and HEAD SHOTS. got myself confused by saying ‘infectiousness’ and ‘contagion’ both, oops. but, this is what happens when I write with my mouth, not my pen . . .

for zombies in TEN minutes, I did this a longtimeback (and it’s got a screw-up as well—no Brian Keene—but I may have put that in words over the video, can’t remember:


Surely, if the world’s at all a fair and just place. Which? Mandy‘s already somehow not playing close enough for me to get to, so who knows. But, here’s three that I’m pretty much holding my breath for right now:

(looks to maybe have a reveal along the line of Last Girl Standing, which would be fun. anyway, last good gas station horror for me would be . . . Splinter, I guess)
( I know Heathers gets used too often as a comp title, but still: maybe fits, this time

Was listening to a podcast interview . . . I think maybe it was Mick Garris’s? Maybe? Anyway, the guy being interviewed said that when he was a kid and knew a scary part of the movie was coming, he wouldn’t cover his eyes, he’d cover his ears. Makes a lot of sense, especially hearing all this at once:

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