NBC wanted The Walking Dead, but without the zombies

This is why I hardly ever watch network television. From Variety: Before the show was picked up by AMC for domestic and Fox for international, its creator Frank Darabont presented the first version of the script to NBC, with whom he had an overall deal. According to [Gale Anne Hurd, executive producer on The Walking […]

Walking Dead Dubstep Video Remix, 'The Wobbling Dead' (spoilers)

[Video Link] A fan-made dubstep remix using audio and video samples from AMC's The Walking Dead, by video remixer extraordinaire Edgar Camago (web, Facebook). Download the song on soundcloud. Contains spoilers. Catch up with AMC's The Walking Dead, including last night's midseason finale, in our Walking Dead episode recaps by Kevin McFarland.

'The Walking Dead' Season 4, Episode 7, 'Dead Weight': Review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps are in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

'The Walking Dead' Season 4, Episode 6, 'Live Bait': Review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps are in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 5, 'Internment': review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps are in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 4, 'Indifferent': review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps are in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

The Walking Dead, Season 4, Episode 3, 'Isolation': review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

The Walking Dead, Season 4, episode 2, 'Infected': Review

Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of AMC's lumbering, flesh-chomping, zombie-infested near future. More episode recaps in Boing Boing's "The Walking Dead" archives.

The Walking Dead return in "30 Days Without An Accident" (s4e1)

AMC's The Walking Dead returns for a fourth season, and Kevin McFarland is ready to pick its brains.

R2D2 and Walking Dead surfboards spotted at Surf Expo

My 17yo niece Katie Graef cruised the halls of the 2013 Surf Expo in Florida this week, and spotted two particularly Boing-y items: Above and below, boards shaped by Ricky Carroll and airbrushed by Josh DelRocco, of rickycarrollsurfboards.com. R2D2 and The Walking Dead. Oh, and Katie also spotted a bulldog on a skateboard.

The Walking Dead gets a fourth season, loses Glen Mazzara as showrunner

After turning around a flailing sophomore season for AMC's The Walking Dead, the network announced that on the heels of an amazing third season start — and a fourth season pickup — Glen Mazzara will be stepping down as showrunner after the current season is over. Mazzara, who replaced original showrunner Frank Darabont, said: "I […]

A comprehensive visual guide to every zombie killing on The Walking Dead (to date)

Richard Johnson and Andrew Barr of the National Post have sifted through all two and a half seasons of AMC's The Walking Dead and have come up with one of the most straightforward and fascinating visual guides documenting every single zombie killing that has taken place on the show. It has statistics, graphics, plot points, […]

This week's The Walking Dead recap is full of incredibly awkward reunions! [SPOILERS]

In the aptly-titled mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, "Made to Suffer" introduced us to a new group of survivors and reunited a bunch of familiar ones. But if you're thinking about giant, relieved hugs after a triumphant run across a grassy field, you are going to be sorely disappointed. In summary: a moment of […]

Tune in to the Walking Dead Season 3 marathon this weekend

In case you've missed any of this season's episodes of The Walking Dead, AMC will be running a marathon leading up to its mid-season finale this Sunday, December 2. I highly recommend watching as much of it as you can because this season has been pretty spectacular in a variety of devastating and entertaining ways! […]

This week's The Walking Dead recap is full of ugly situations and withheld information! [SPOILERS]

We're getting closer and closer to a very merry Dixon reunion, but first, there is some business to attend to — checking in on Glen and Maggie, seeing if Rick let Michonne into the prison, and eventually introducing the survivors to Woodbury and the Governor. Have you been waiting for the Gov to show us […]

One of the missing characters from The Walking Dead comics is coming to the show [SPOILERS]

Exciting news for Walking Dead fans who have been crossing their fingers for characters from the comics to show up, because that is exactly what is going to happen. I'll keep the name of said character until after the jump, but what I will say is that there have been two characters on the show […]

This week's The Walking Dead recap has sex, guts, and creepy phone calls in it! [SPOILERS]

Man, do I love this season of The Walking Dead. Stuff happens in every episode! And this week's episode, "Hounded," brought us closer to the reunion of Merle and the survivors who ditched him — plus his brother, Daryl, who shares some personal stuff with an incredibly jaded Carl. But wow, what a cornucopia of […]

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