On…World War Z (Book)

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I’m suffering a bit of zombie fatigue to be honest. Nowadays, when I hear about a new zombie movie or video game, I just think, “This again?”. That’s what I thought when I heard about the new movie starring Brad Pitt called World War Z. Then I started hearing that the book was far superior to the movie, and that the book was, by all accounts, rather good. In a small Amazon book spending spree, I picked up this book, started reading it, and was thoroughly engrossed.

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On…The Walking Dead (TV)

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Continuing on my trend of TV show dissection, here is another post along the lines of ‘What went wrong?’. I mentioned in my Glee post that I rarely give up on TV shows but I did mention The Walking Dead as possibly being another show which I’ll put next to Glee: the kind I put away in a dusty cabinet because it was once good and enjoyable, but is not completely not worth my time. I know lots of people gave up on the show at the start of Season 2, but I stuck through even the most laborious episodes right to the end of Season 3. Finally though, I’m going to shoot this show in the head and I just cannot bring myself to watch Season 4 once that’s out. Now, this post is going to contain spoilers right up to the end of Season 3, because most of my complaints about the show occur in Season 2 and 3. If you haven’t watched the show, then you might want to consider whether you care about spoilers before you proceed.

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