Advertising, scepticism and zombies

Friday, 26 November 2010

Top 48 ads that would never be allowed today » Article », Digital Journalism

Would the nostalgics and apologists of the “good old days” still hold the same views after viewing these vintage ads? This list may clash with the upscale world of Mad Men … but is far removed from our times?

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Friday, 19 November 2010

A history of zombies in America

In America, the legends of zombies grew out of the cultures created by African slavery and colonialism in the Caribbean. Folklore experts have traced the idea of the zombi back to Vodoun practices in Haiti, where tales have long been told of people brought back from the dead as shambling shadows of themselves. Sometimes these zombis are under the control of a master, and sometimes they simply wander mindlessly.

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