Zombies, Pre-teen Millionaires, and The Orange Priest of Orcus

By Dan Bjork I absolutely plowed through M.R. Carey’s The Girl with all the Gifts, giddily even. I read on the subway, I read while my wife watched the Chilean version of Access Hollywood, I read at work while a high school freshman bickered with his mother about whether an hour was enough time to get […]

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Melanie, The Reluctant Zombie

By Ryan Joe Like cell phones, every zombie iteration requires some kind of new feature. The 2002 film 28 Days Later gave us zombies that sprint – which is now de rigueur. And the 2013 video game The Last of Us – likely haunted by a segment from the BBC’s Planet Earth – introduced the […]

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Book 1: ‘The Girl With All the Gifts’

Much like Jay Cutler in Chicago, Football Book Club is back for another year — and you’re pretty much stuck with us. To kick things off, this week we’re reading M.R. Carey’s zombie horror novel The Girl With all the Gifts . Tired of zombies yet? Too bad, because Ryan Joe isn’t. He nominated The Girl With All the […]

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