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  • Zombies, Rodney King, and Muscle Decay

    A few days after Rodney king drowned to death, I was talking about his case with a friend of mine who is a former NYPD officer. While I am quick to defend the police when they are using justifiable force, as I believed they were at first, I made the argument that the beating quickly […] More

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    Self-Sufficiency

    Self-Sufficiency. Introduction Most zombie survival plans entail at least some degree of scavenging. But really, how long will you be able to scavenge and hoard? Most food will last anywhere from a few days to a few months, though canned and dried goods will last years if stored properly. A lot of this depends on […] More

  • Surviving a Zombie Attack on Public Transportation

    Everyone should know better than to take public transportation during a zombie invasion, but many of us use public transport every day, and we need to know what to do if the zombie apocalypse begins while we’re riding the subway, bus, or train. I take the metro to work, and I’ve often thought about what […] More

  • Why Using a Sword in a Zombie Apocalypse is a Bad Idea

    Introduction Television and movies have a way of making bad ideas seem good. They have wonderfully safe and controlled environments from whence come magical action sequences that are very pretty to watch, yet bear little resemblance to actual combat. It would take several lifetimes to address all of the fallacies in movie and television as […] More

  • How to Spend Your Free Time During the Zombie Apocalypse

    Surviving the zombie apocalypse isn’t all about running and hiding from zombies. If you happen to find a secure hiding spot, you’ll have a lot of down time to fill. Without television, texting, and the internet to keep us busy, we’ll have to find other ways to occupy our time. Sure, some of us can […] More

  • Zombie Prepping for Parents

    My five-month-old daughter woke me up way too early this morning, and seeing her smiling face reminded me of how grateful I am that zombies don’t exist (yet). Sure, they’re fun to write about, but a real zombie apocalypse would make parenthood exponentially harder. Parents of young children suffer from lack of sleep as it […] More