Real Zombies Ignored by Media around Halloween

By Zombie Hunter Sam
Oct
31
2009

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No Halloween tricks here, only treats.

Keen readers will note that suspected zombie activity exists, and is often overlooked by the press.

Man punches suspected zombie, flees

IOWA CITY, Iowa

Iowa City police are investigating an early morning assault [on October 26th] in which a man accused another of being a zombie, then punched him twice. Police said the assault occurred at 1:17 a.m. Sunday at an Iowa City restaurant south of the University of Iowa campus.

A man was ordering food when he was approached by another man who called him a zombie, then hit him in the eye. When the victim tried to call police on his cell phone, the man punched him again, breaking his nose.

The man then ran out a back door.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

It would appear the aggressor here has been on high alert. If you’re going to attack or defend yourself from suspected zombies, you had better make sure you have the full legal right to defend yourself from personal and property harm.

Dead baby wakes up for his funeral wake

A baby boy born 16 weeks prematurely was declared dead by doctors at a hospital in Paraguay only to wake up in time for his funeral wake hours later.

“Initially, the baby didn’t move, he practically didn’t have any respiratory reflexes, nor did we hear a heartbeat and, as a result, we declared a premature fetus of 24 weeks dead,” Weber told Reuters Television.

The family was given a death certificate and a cardboard box with the baby’s name scribbled on the outside which served as a makeshift coffin.

But when the family took him from the hospital to prepare him for his funeral, the unbelievable happened.

“I opened the box and took the baby out and he cried. I got scared and I said “the baby’s crying” … and then he started moving his arms, his legs and I got scared, we got very scared,” said one member of the family, Liliana Alvarenga.

Hours after the baby’s death had been declared he was found to be alive. The hospital has begun an investigation and the baby is now in a stable condition in an incubator.

Presumably, he was transferred to another hospital where his condition was upgraded to “alive”.

Pet Turtle Disease Could Spread to Humans

Oct. 5, 2009 — A researcher has identified the first Australian case of a captive turtle being infected with a highly contagious disease, which has the potential to spread to humans.

Debbie Bannan, a second year veterinary science student from James Cook University in Townsville, said she discovered the disease on an Emydura macquarii, a common species of pet turtle, which was brought to a vet clinic where she was volunteering.

She said the turtle presented with a lesion on its front forelimb, which they thought was an isolated inflammation of the bone and could be treated by amputating its limb and flipper.

“It started to rehabilitate really well,” said Bannan. “But three months after that it rapidly went downhill and reluctantly we had to euthanize it.”

Bannan said when they conducted a post-mortem, they found the turtle had a bacterial disease, called mycobacterium, that had spread throughout its entire body.

“Mycobacterium is much like staph on human skin, and it can be carried by lots of animals.”

The bacterium isn’t pathogenic until it enters the body, through air passages, cuts or the intestines, she said.

Lastly, a terribly misinformed scientific perspective of zombies.

Shoemaker: Zombie doomsday scenario is just illogical

The causes for reanimated flesh are varied and sometimes completely undefined. No matter, the end result is the same — an ever-quickening spread of walking dead consuming and converting the living to their cannibalistic ways.

We all know that zombies eat brains. It’s what they crave. It’s what motivates them to ceaselessly stalk the living and rip them to shreds in an attempt to open their skulls to get to the savory gray matter inside. Further, we know that any injury caused by one of these creatures — be it a bite or a mere scratch — is enough to turn a human into a zombie.

Yet, we also know that the only way to permanently disable a zombie (to kill one, as it were) is to shoot it in the head, or decapitate it, or cause enough trauma to the cranium so as to destroy the brain. Burning works well, too.

Do you now see the lack of logic behind the zombies-overrunning-humanity scenario? If zombies eat brains, and the destruction of the brain is the only thing to kill a zombie, then how could zombie-itis ever sweep over humanity and wipe them out? Motivated only for the neuro-smorgasboard that the living are to them, zombies would be negating their own spread by destroying potential zombies in their feeding frenzy.

sam-zk-1 Well put professor, but we’re on the lookout for aggressive, crazed, highly infectuous and potentially lethal, very alive humans. They have no taste for brains, only a taste of madness. However, I bet your brains are delicious.

I’ve taken to wearing my kukri around town more often, strapped to my thigh. It’s easier to claim “religious use” than a firearm.

I was asked on the Red Bar Radio show “how much have I spent so far on something that doesn’t exist”.

Not enough.

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  • 1 logan Oct 31, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    wow…this article rocks! kudos!

  • 2 mike Nov 2, 2009 at 2:02 am

    doesnt matter if they dont exist yet. preparing for one emergency, usually helps when another arises

  • 3 logan Nov 2, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    ooh, nice on wearing the kukri! that will serve well as a melee weapon. for now, i’ll have to stick with my 4 inch jackknife….hmm…is it leagl to wear a belt with two army knives dangling from it?.. cause ive got one……….

  • 4 keiferc Nov 20, 2009 at 11:33 am

    is that a small ak or ak-74u there mike?
    and yeah i agree with you mike.
    And only if the knives are fully visible there logan

  • 5 ZPCI Nov 25, 2009 at 10:37 am

    Well im living in israel so ’till the infection arives here it would takes a lot of time and i would be preperd for it ! I hope the infection isn’t actually in the air because that means i would need an gas mask and ’till i find one it would take a lot of time aswell as the infectin ariving to israel.And wow seeing the line
    “be it a bite or a mere scratch — is enough to turn a human into a zombie.” it gives me the creeps i mean i would start looting gear that a zombie cant scratch or bite thourgh.I dont feel like eating my brother OR my best friends.And if im going to get biting,scratched or infected some how i know one thing, i would suicide.

  • 6 josho123 Jan 14, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    in that picture of you sam is that all smoke around you

  • 7 Zombie Hunter Sam Jan 14, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    That’s the stage fog they pump into night clubs and haunted houses.

  • 8 Chante Jan 19, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    I like this article. I may put a link to it on my blog.

    Zombiescantlove.blogspot.com

    thanks!

  • 9 Jon Jan 25, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Zombies have no desire for brains, they have no need to even eat. The virus only needs to spread, so they bite or some other way of getting the virus inside the target. Their stomach becomes just a decaying organ the virus has no use for. The brain’s IQ is dulled below 20, for the “smarter” zombies.
    Human=Tree
    Virus=Parasite
    Now, we all hear in the movies about how the things won’t die! Not true. The virus creates a small, yet powerful amount of energy that allows the infected to be re-animated for a period of time. After, oh say, a year after infection the body is starting to decay at a rate that isn’t good for the virus. It then goes into overdrive to find another host.

  • 10 TOPGUN777 Oct 6, 2010 at 7:56 pm

    I think if we all just made an underground network of tunnels all over earth (like something from the halo games) incase of zombies we go under to very large rockets that will launch us to mars until a decade goes by in which zombies die and we all happy! =)

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