“Zombies and a Love Song for the Apocalypse”: Barbara Lyon on Creature Fear

Zombies. These creatures constantly reappear in our culture. Why? Do they represent our deepest fears and failures?  They're dead, but they just don't die! The subversive metaphor of the zombie can hide a truckload of meaning and cultural analysis. Why is the need to embody death as a zombie both cathartic and appealing? Are zombies simply an exploration