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  • Gifts for Your Zombie Prepper

    Still trying to figure out gifts for your Zombie Prepper? Here are a few cool items I have come across in my search for my own wish list.   Books  Max Brooks Boxed Set:  World War Z & The Zombie Survival Guide – Max Brooks ($24 Amazon) This one is obvious; any zombie prepper has […] More

  • The Biology of Zombies: A Primer – Part 2

    Part 2 Fungus Fungi are a very diverse and interesting group. At the mention of fungi, most of us think of mushrooms sprouting in our yard. But there are a few species that are very animal like, able to move through the environment in order to acquire food.  Most fungi are decomposers, breaking down dead […] More

  • Disease During the Apocalypse

    An often overlooked consequence of the zombie apocalypse, or any disaster, is the greater chance of death due to disease.  There are many diseases to consider on this topic, but I shall only choose those that will be the most impactful early on.  Simply, diseases carried by mosquitoes will greatly increase during the first years […] More

  • Foraging for Survival

    Foraging for survival is a risky endeavor.  The phrase I hear the most is “I’ll just move to the woods and forage for my food”.  The optimist in me hopes by “foraging” they mean hunting, farming and foraging.  But let’s assume that’s not what they mean.  Foraging for food as a means of survival is […] More

  • To Shoot or Not to Shoot?

    Is it even a question?  Actually, yes. Shoot first, ask questions later. What an asshole thing to do and really stupid if you are trying to survive a zombie apocalypse.  Yes, I know.  Better to shoot someone before they turn and then kill you.  I get that.  However, you could be killing someone that is […] More

  • The Biology of Zombies: A Primer – Part 3

    Part 3 Rabies Rabies is a virus that has struck at the heart of mans’ fear for centuries.  It still stirs those feelings today, even though we have vaccines that can prevent people from dying.  That is, if it is caught in time.  Once a human starts showing symptoms of rabies, it is too late […] More

  • Confessions of a Zombie Prepper

    I am preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse. I get a lot of strange looks for that statement so I don’t go around touting it. I do not have a cache of weapons, nor am I expecting the end of the world. Although, there are many out there that are expecting just that. You might have […] More

  • Long-Term Zombie Survival: A Response

    Merriweather asks: What would be the best place in North America to begin rebuilding society after most of the population AND zombies had been wiped out? I would think temperatures, rainfall, land fertility, fresh water, and possible natural disasters would all need to be assessed. Materials (steel, glass, cloth, etc) would be in abundance via […] More