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  • 31 Oct 2010 12:10 PM
    Nrblex
    Zombie bump!
  • 16 Nov 2009 01:05 AM
    Nrblex
    Cool article!

    Quote Originally posted by What Exit? View post
    No, the ancient Egyptians had some traditions of the dead walking among others and Jesus was considered a resurrection by God. Full life, not the half life of the Undead.

    (Yes, I know you were joking, but what the heck, might as well answer it.)
    They go further back than the Egyptians, IIRC. I think the Sumerians had some stories about the dead rising in an unpleasant manner. I'm betting that if we could know what prehistoric people were telling stories about, they were telling them about zombies, too. Our fear of death is pretty well-embodied in the dead getting up and recruiting us.
  • 07 Oct 2009 09:10 AM
    What Exit?
    Quote Originally posted by ivan astikov View post
    Wasn't Jesus the first zombie?
    No, the ancient Egyptians had some traditions of the dead walking among others and Jesus was considered a resurrection by God. Full life, not the half life of the Undead.

    (Yes, I know you were joking, but what the heck, might as well answer it.)
  • 07 Oct 2009 08:24 AM
    ivan astikov
    Wasn't Jesus the first zombie?
  • 01 Oct 2009 10:55 PM
    Glazer
    Damn whitey! Can't a black man have anything? Now Zombies come from Europe? Y'all just trying to hold a dead brother down.
  • 01 Oct 2009 09:03 PM
    Zuul
    Baldwin, are you familiar with "zombie scholarship" then? I've got to admit, I've only ever paid attention to it as entertainment. When I was in college, we didn't spend any time doing literary analysis on anything quite like this.
  • 01 Oct 2009 08:02 PM
    Baldwin
    It's a nice article, but doesn't say anything that isn't already well known and oft-stated. The European origins of the modern conception of zombies has not "often been ignored in zombie scholarship". Sheesh.
  • 01 Oct 2009 12:51 PM
    Zuul
    This is actually an excerpt from a thesis, which is why it tends towards lengthy explanations.

    I'd found it really interesting and it certainly makes sense. The flesh-eating monsters of modern myth and movies really aren't at all like Haitian zombies, regardless of the name.
  • 01 Oct 2009 12:45 PM
    The Original An Gadaí
    This article is really interesting and well written. My only suggestion for it would be to include more images to break up the text a little bit. I know there's the issue of copyright but I think it would read better with some illustrations of some sort.
  • 30 Sep 2009 11:53 PM
    Zuul

    The Origin of Zombies by Jasie Stokes

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    The Origin of Zombies by Jasie Stokes

    The leap from Haitian zombie to Romero

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