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The Walking Dead Pranks NYC With a Grate Full of Grabby Walkers What rotten luck

You're walking along the streets of New York City, earbuds firmly in place, texting furiously and doing your best to ignore the press of humanity as it swarms around you…

February 6, 2014, 8:15 AM EST

Hyundai Giving Away Another Zombie-Proof Survival Machine in Latest Walking Dead Tie-In Better than a stick

The new ad in Hyundai's ongoing tie-in with AMC megahit series The Walking Dead features a scruffy bunch of zombiepocalyse survivors who could pass for Woodbury refugees taking shelter with…

October 15, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT

Agency to Prospective Clients: Call Us or We'll Send a Drunken Zombie After You An offer they can't refuse?

This self-promotional clip from The Ungar Group, a boutique agency in Chicago, shows what might happen if you crossed Mad Men with The Walking Dead. You'd get a dapper, cigar-smoking,…

April 18, 2013, 9:08 AM EDT

Zombies Swarm Around Infected Hashtag in Clever Campaign for Walking Dead When undead followers attack

Whenever I write about zombies, I tend to bury the lead. That's a grave mistake. Anyway, here's a case study about how the Darewin Agency used social media to make…

March 5, 2013, 9:11 AM EST

Giant Rotting Fingers Count Down to Walking Dead's Return One more lopped off each day until Sunday

Toronto's Union Station has been graced by this cool "zombie hands" installation for The Walking Dead that loses a finger every day until this Sunday, when Season 3 returns to…

February 6, 2013, 9:34 AM EST

The Walking Dumb: A 'Dumb Ways to Die' Parody With Zombies 'Be safe around humans'

Zombies have been done to death. But that didn't deter Teddie Films and the crew from Utah's Rocky Point Haunted House from creating an undead-themed parody of McCann Australia's much-praised…

December 19, 2012, 10:36 AM EST

Is This Zombie Ad Too Violent for Prime-Time TV? Parents in Norway seem to think so

Norwegian sporting goods retailer XXL has agreed to stop running its new zombie-themed ad during family-oriented TV programs, a decision reached after a flurry of viewer complaints that the spot…

November 29, 2012, 1:44 PM EST

AMC Continues Zombie Attack on Dish With Undead Presidential Candidate A. Zombie heads out on tour

Depending on your ideological leanings, a viable third-party presidential candidate may sound like a good thing right about now. Even if he's undead. A pasty-faced decaying dude named A. Zombie,…

August 22, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

Dropped by Dish, AMC's Zombies Invade NYC 'Walking Dead' stunt rallies fans against blackout

When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth. And when there's no more AMC on Dish Network, the dead will walk New York City. Viral…

August 1, 2012, 8:05 AM EDT

Don't Text and Drive, You Mindless Moaning Zombie Distracted drivers are as oblivious as flesh eaters, says California PSA

People who text while driving are on par with flesh-eating zombies, according to a new PSA from California's Office of Traffic Safety. The spot below, created by Glass Agency and…

April 2, 2012, 10:28 AM EDT