Standing in an empty, dusty South Side warehouse strewn with trash, 15-year-old Caitlin Schneider and 10-year-old Kyle Wick-Johnson shook their hands back and forth as they waited, excited and a little impatient.
GREAT FALLS — A Montana television station's regular programming was interrupted by news of a zombie apocalypse.
Late Saturday afternoon, nearly 200 zombies staggered and groaned their way through downtown Billings.
Why should zombie hunters get all the attention? How about giving props to the artists who make fictional zombies look real?
I have covered the annual Zombie Walk in downtown Billings for all three years of its exsistence. I am pleasantly impressed that each year the crowd gets bigger and bigger. I think this event is unique for Billings and I am excited to see it continue to grow.
So I've been getting occasional updates about the acts playing at this year's Bumbershoot and I was like, yeah, sure, fine, they're good musicians, but not really my thing, you know? Or, who?
Oh, Woody, Woody, Woody.
I've been a big fan of the colon lately, haven't I?
Zombies are totally cool now! Seriously, if you haven't seen how putting a zombie on the cover of a comic book has increased comic book sales, then you're clearly not spending enough time in comic book stores.
I ran into a friend of mine today who asked if I was going to do the Zombie Walk. Clearly not, I said, because wha-huh? Zombie Walk? He proceeded to give me the scoop. On Saturday, Oct. 27, people are going to dress up as zombies, what with the tattered clothes and the fun makeup and the "b…
Anyone who knows me knows I am a big fan of martial arts films. They also know I have a weakness for bad films - at least, films that are so bad they're good. Like "Evil Dead 2." "Army of Darkness" is also excellent in a truly terrible sort of way. "Evil Dead"? Not so much. But if you're tal…