Zombies: Cultural Invasion!

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Zombies are invading, at least in the fictional world.  What accounts for their popular status, and what can a scientific perspective tell us about zombies?  We’ll also discuss the spiritual traditions that provide a mythological foundation for zombies.

Guests:

  • Dr. Steven Schlozman (Harvard Medical School, physician and neurobiology expert; author, The Zombie Autopsies)
  • Kyle William Bishop (Southern Utah University, Assistant Professor of English; author, American Zombie Gothic)
  • Nathaniel Samuel Murrell (University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion; author, Afro-Caribbean Religions)

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  • Guest

    I gotta say, I’m a little disappointed that ZombieWalk Columbus wasn’t mentioned in this show. Zombie related, check. Pop-culture phenomenon, check.