I'm excited. No, I haven't won anything and I'm not going anywhere fun. I'm excited because The Walking Dead is finally airing here in little old New Zealand. I've seen clips and read reviews, heck, when I was last in the States I was this* close to buying the graphic novels that the show is based on. So I'm looking forward to tonight when I can sit down, possibly drag my dad along since I used to drag him to all the horror films when I was younger since my mum hates them with a passion.
Now, it's not just because there are zombies and it's set in a post zombie world. I'm excited because of the special effects, especially that torso zombie in the park. Seriously, that looks frakking amazing. Plus, although it seems to follow some of the standard rules of zombies it seems pretty intense, which is always good in a zombie film...hell, any horror film really.
From all accounts it seems to be doing pretty well in the States too. I've heard about the second season that seems to be amping up the stakes so I'm really stoked that it is about to start here tonight. Though, I could have ordered the entire first season over a month or two ago from Amazon and would have seen them all by now. Unfortunately, I have to try and curb my DVD buying since I don't know when I get paid next as I'm waiting on paperwork from the UK. Apparently, the teacher's council in NZ wants to make sure that I'm not an international fugitive. Though the thought of me being an international fugitive is so absurd that I find myself giggling. I'm about a stealth and mean as a freaking jigglypuff** though not as pink.
And, while I'm on the subject of zombies, I thought I would mention one of my favourite blogs:
Daily zombie updates with great little anecdotes along with great survival tips for when the zombie apocalypse happens. Don't say I don't do anything for you - especially when you survive the zombie apocalypse!
Also go here or here for all your zombie bumper sticker needs.
*You can't see this but I'm actually holding my fingers a wee bit apart...
**I hang my head in shame at the pokemon reference...