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Zombie Flash Mob @ Vegas Star Trek Con

chrissydodson : August 10, 2012 11:59 am : Blog| News

MJ would be proud – Undead Trekkies performing the Thriller.

 



Crovel Zombie Toolkit announced by Nat Geo’s Tim Ralston!

chrissydodson : August 9, 2012 5:20 pm : Blog

National Geographic “Doomsday Prepper” and Gear Up Center founder/CEO Tim Ralston just announced the release of the ultimate Crovel accessory kit – THE TRIPLE THREAT!

Slash, smash, dice, stab, poke, punch and even slingshot your way through the zombie apocalypse like a boss with the Z Sling, Super Spike and Z Spike.

The apocalyptic inventor sat down with Zurvived recently to discuss the Crovel, survival and ZOMBIES. Watch what the pro has to say about survival during the apocalypse.

COMING SOON! Watch Kit, Sax and special guest Dave Nickerson as they battle their way through The Walking Dead Escape with the help of THE CROVEL…

 

Satisfy all your Crovel needs here: www.GearUpCenter.com

 



Zombies Support US Troops, Protest Westboro Baptist Church

chrissydodson : July 31, 2012 10:39 am : Blog

 

Zombies are the good guys?

Last week, members of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church showed up at a Seattle-area military base Lewis-McChord to protest the US government’s increase in gay rights. And so, naturally, the zombies came to the rescue…300 of them.

“We wanted to turn something negative around, into something people could laugh at and poke fun at,” Neace told the paper. “It was the easiest way to divert attention from something so hateful.”

“I think that their message is very hateful, and Jesus was not a hateful person. He loved everybody,” said counter-protestor and zombie Ashley Winslow.

And Jesus was a zombie too, right?

You may recall the Westboro Baptist Church and their fearful leader Fred Phelps for their tasteful displays of brotherhood in which they protest the funerals of US soldiers killed in action or the victims of hate crimes. Most recently, they announced plans to picket the funerals of the Aurora shooting victims as well as that of Sylvester Stallone’s son, Sage – - – all deaths, that the group claims, are signs of God’s abhorrence for the increasing acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle.

For more late-night reading on the Westboro Baptist Church, please go to: www.GodHatesFags.com (*yes, that’s their actual URL)

In the meantime, enjoy the good work of the undead.

 

 

 



Comic Con 2012 – San Diego Zombie Walk

chrissydodson : July 15, 2012 9:55 pm : Blog

The Zurvived and Lytro crew were out in full force documenting this year’s epic San Diego Zombie Walk in Friday the 13th. Check out these great interactive photos taken by our friends at Lytro!

Click Here for Photos – SD Zombie Walk

*Stay tuned! Footage coming soon from Zurvived.



My Own Private Apocalypse

sweeney : July 6, 2012 10:51 am : Blog

Mark Siwak wants to transform Detroit, America’s poster city for urban blight, into a zombie theme park. And you can help him do it.

Siwak recently started a page on fundraising site Indiegogo to transform about 200 acres of rundown city housing into a zombie fantasy camp called, “Z World Detroit.” Customers will stay overnight in the park and flee zombies in what is described as a “real-life video game” and what personal injury attorneys are calling, “a goldmine.”

At first blush, this sounds incredibly awesome. Who doesn’t want to go to this park? Other than the elderly, small children, PTSD sufferers and Jesse Eisenberg.

However, there are a few caveats. First off: who the heck is Mark Siwak? From his YouTube video, he sounds like my college roommate. I would not give my college roommate $145,000.

Second: don’t expect $145,000 to get a full theme park. That money is just for finding a suitable plot of land and developing the mechanics of the game. Theme parks cost many millions of dollars.

Third: this place is going to be a liability nightmare. We have people running around abandoned buildings. We have employees chasing them. And once customers are caught by zombies, they become a member of the undead. So we’ll have random customers chasing other customer through decrepit buildings.

This is a good idea. I can feel it.



Walking Dead Panel @ Comic Con 2012 Announced

chrissydodson : June 21, 2012 2:13 pm : Blog

Not that we doubted it’s presence…but, boy oh boy! The Walking Dead panel details for Comic Con 2012 are in!

Write this down – Here are the details:

“Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick will moderate “The Walking Dead” panel on Friday, July 13th, at 1:25 pm in Hall H. “The Walking Dead” panelists will discuss the highly anticipated third season debuting in October.

WHO: “The Walking Dead” panelists include: Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Denai Guerrero, David Morrissey, Executive Producer and Showrunner Glen Mazzara, Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer Robert Kirkman, and Co-Executive Producer and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero.

Prior to the panel there will be an autograph session at 10:45 am at Booth #3721.

 



Final Variant Cover for Walking Dead’s 100th Issue Revealed & Designed by Air Force Vet!

chrissydodson : June 20, 2012 5:07 pm : Blog

The final variant cover for Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead issue #100 is by Matthew Roberts. Roberts began working with Kirkman early in his career on the Kirkman-created Battle Pope series. The only way to get this variant is to sign up for The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego at www.thewalkingdeadescape.com and the variant is free with your admission purchase to be a Survivor or Walker.

Matthew Roberts has been drawing all of his life, inspired by Art Adams’ Longshot series and Mike Mignola’s Rocket Racoon. When Matthew Roberts worked on Battle Pope, he confesses, “I was moonlighting from my day job in the Air Force.” After years of serving his country, “With my patriotism quenched and my kids able to make their own breakfast, I’m back at the drawing table and honored to draw the variant for such a milestone issue and an amazing event in The Walking Dead Escape.” Roberts’ says, “I’m grateful beyond words for the opportunity to draw again, and to be working with Robert is a huge cherry on top. I couldn’t be happier.”

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Matt Roberts since the very earliest days of my career on Battle Pope,” says Kirkman, “I couldn’t be more thrilled that he’s coming back to comics to work with Skybound and I can’t think of a better way of reintroducing him to the world of comics than with this cover, commemorating The Walking DeadEscape and our monumental issue 100.”

The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego takes place July 12 -15 at Petco Park, centrally located near the San Diego Convention Center. Participants can be a Survivor and race through the zombie infested evacuation zone; a Walker who becomes one of the undead, embracing the inevitable; or a Spectator who watches the apocalypse from sidelines at the Escape Party. The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego is unlike any obstacle course event in the U.S., expanding on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling The Walking Dead comic book series and graphic novel storylines, allowing Survivors and Walkers to explore the initial days of the apocalypse. Survivors will climb, crawl and slide in an effort to avoid confrontation by hordes of Walkers, while achieving the ultimate adventure on The Walking Dead-themed obstacle course. The Walking DeadEscape is not a race, and Survivors are not timed, but the end is near, and they must move swiftly. If they’re lucky, Survivors will reach the decontamination zone at the end where it will be determined if they have been infected. Participants will be amazed at the interactive displays and The Walking Dead references along the course. Early registration is strongly recommended, as walk-ups may not be available on event day. This summer, The Walking Dead will be taking over Petco Park and fans will have a front row seat to the real-life action event of a lifetime. For more information or to register for this event, please visit www.thewalkingdeadescape.com or www.Skybound.com.



Walking Dead’s FX Guru Greg Nicotero joins Comic Con’s “Escape”

chrissydodson : June 18, 2012 9:23 pm : Blog

The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego Partners with Make-Up Effects master and Co-Executive Producer of AMC’s The Walking Dead Greg Nicotero! Zurvived will be there covering the event and maneuvering the course…

The Zombie Apocalypse Event Debuts at Petco Park to Celebrate Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead Issue #100 During San Diego Comic-Con July 12-14, 2012.

Straight from the wire…
San Diego, CA – June 19, 2012 – The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego announced its partnership with KNB EFX Group, Inc. and its founder Greg Nicotero, the force behind Special Effects Make-up for TV shows and movies such as AMC’s The Walking Dead, Kill Bill, Predators, Transformers 1-3, Pulp Fiction, Dances with Wolves, Land of the Dead, The Chronicles of Narnia, just to name a few. In conjunction with the release of Robert Kirkman’s Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead Issue #100 at San Diego Comic-Con, The Walking Dead Escape: San Diego takes place July 12 -14 at Petco Park, centrally located near the San Diego Convention Center. Registration is now open at www.TheWalkingDeadEscape.com.

There are three ways to participate in this epic adventure. Participants can be a Survivor and race through the zombie infested evacuation zone; a Walker who becomes one of the undead, embracing the inevitable; or a Spectator who watches the apocalypse from sidelines at the Escape Party. Greg Nicotero and his team at KNB EFX will transform those who sign up to be Walkers into the most terrifying zombies to grace San Diego.

 



Iris Air-Tight Storage Trunk

zacharylee : June 12, 2012 9:10 am : Blog

If you are in need of a larger cache of survival gear, food, and weapons Iris’ Air-Tight Storage Trunk ($44.99) might be your cheap solution. With features like air tight, lockable, and durable construction. You can bury this in a very secure and hidden location and it will keep all your valuables dry and secure.



Resident Evil: Retribution Trailer Unveiling

sweeney : June 8, 2012 4:13 pm : Blog| News

All you Resident Evil fans out there should clear your calendars for June 14th. That’s when Resident Evil: Retribution’s new trailer is going to be unveiled and the producers are putting on a live web chat with Milla Jovovich. You can check out this site to get an invitation to the physical event (which is happening in Union Square in NYC). You can also use that link to submit questions for Milla.

The movie hits theaters September 14th. One of Resident Evil: Retribution’s awesome stars was cool enough to sit down with us for an episode a few months back. Check out our show with the very cool Johann Urb below:

 



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