Zombie comedy knocks ’em dead… er, undead

May 13, 2008

laughter-face-140.jpgBlog Guy,

My boyfriend says the hottest new thing is zombie comedy clubs. Is this true?

Yes. Just because they’re zombies doesn’t mean they don’t want to be entertained. Indeed, modern zombies make up the largest single demographic for reality TV shows.

If you decide to go to a zombie club, some things to remember:

  • If you see people lurching, don’t say “Geez, are THEY hammered!” They probably aren’t.
  • Don’t make smalltalk about sucking blood. That’s a whole different group of creeps.
  • Zombie humor can be tedious. The punchline to every joke is “And then I ate their brains!”
  • Whatever you do, DON’T order the house chili!

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Members of laughter clubs participate in rally to commemorate  “World Laughter Day” in Chandigarh, India, May 4, 2008.  REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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Zombie clubs? That reference puzzles me. These folks are laughing, and celebrating laughter. Good for them. Usually, when I see people dressed colorfully or even outlandishly, laughing and waving their hands in the air, I’m at a family reunion, OK?!

Posted by Dee T | Report as abusive

What’s with the freaking clothespins?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

World laughter day? How can that be when they haven’t GOT MILK? Coming out of their noses, that is.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Zombie Humor is huge … I wrote a novel about zombie chickens (which leans towards comedy, in case you cant tell) and I am constantly amazed at how well received it is. I think it has something to do with finding laughter inside of terror, because it helps people cope? I mean, if zombies can be funny, losing your job or not being to afford gas is hilarious. … or it could just be that zombie roosters rock! www.CluckTheBook.com

Posted by Eric D Knapp | Report as abusive