Does what should be deeply disturbing, even apocalyptically terrifying, in the present moment strike many of us as the equivalent of so many movie-made terrors -- shivers and fears produced in a world so far beyond us that we can do nothing about them?
A look at the day's political happenings, including how Hurricane Sandy could impact the presidential election and an endorsement from the creator of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Zombies have figured prominently in the American cultural spotlight for at least a decade. Might the phenomenon have anything to do with, say, many Americans' feeling of alienation from the nation’s political life?
Zombies have made a pop culture comeback. It might have something to do with all the undead banks and the bankers whose careers live on after the economic apocalypse they caused.