| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Thanks "The Walking Dead", now I no longer have to wonder what a zombie's panties look like. And I no longer have to wonder what it would be like to see a zombie in its panties have its stomach slit open with a pocket knife. It made me feel a little...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:18 AM
With the Run For Your Lives race coming back to Darlington this weekend, it's not the thousands of zombies people are scared of — it's the possibility of a repeat of last year's traffic nightmare.
Event coordinators Reed Street Productions,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The National Retail Federation says Halloween will be an $8 billion industry this year, with seven in 10 Americans celebrating and spending an average of nearly $80 per person on costumes, candy and decorations.
Don't believe it? Look no farther than...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Though dead, they walk among us. They infest schoolrooms and creep into universities. The Internet swarms with them. They lurk in your workplaces.
They are what Arnold Zwicky calls zombie rules, "rules" that have no foundation in English grammar and...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
A Baltimore company is making an offer to die for -- or at least they think so.
Reed Street Productions, known up to now for creating a zombie-themed 5K race,has thrown down something that will probably bring them even more attention: the chance for...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Back in December at Language Log, the urbane Mark Liberman commented on a text distorted by a ham-fisted attempt to convert British English to American, saying, "God save us from such copy editors." That provoked a spirited defense of copy editors in...
| Dec 22, 2012
Harrison Demchick is by his own account an optimist. He doesn't think that human society or our ruling institutions have become irredeemably corrupt. He didn't make one single preparation for this past Friday, when the Mayan calendar came to an abrupt...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One thing that Ebenezer Scrooge does not get is a good night's sleep. That's because pesky ghosts keep appearing with reminders that he needs to reconsider his grumpy life. Ever since Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol" in 1843, audiences have...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:40 PM
"Arrow on the Doorpost"? More like "Arrow on the SNOREpost"!
I understand that not every episode can be action-packed from start to finish with major plot twists, characters dying and hordes of zombies being slaughtered in exotic and...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:54 AM
Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down!
For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Good God this show is depressing.
It's fun to look at dead bodies and blood and guts a little bit, but then you throw in all the nihilistic conversation and abandoned long distance hikers and by the end of the episode you're just like ._.
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:22 PM
OK The Walking Dead, I see you, doing your thing.
This Sunday night's episode was by no means earth shattering, but in keeping with the style of season three, there was plenty to satisfy us fans and keep us coming back next week: humans were killed...