Call Off the Gentrification! Zombie are Coming to Brooklyn
There aren’t many weekends that I look forward to as much as Memorial Day Weekend – hot dogs, cold beers, and hunting hipster zombies on the streets of Brooklyn.
They’ve been askin’ for it, with their skinny jeans and ironic facial hair. And now they’re undead and marching to McCarren Park on Sunday (probably smoking clove cigarettes as they tear other, less cool, Brooklynites to pieces). My intern, Ben is loading the van as I type this (he will later be used as bait to woo attractive girl zombies sporting Betty bangs and tattoos of Mighty Mouse – if he doesn’t return with me both of us will be okay). After we swing by the opening show of George Romero’s Survival of the Dead it’s off to the big city; first stop is a barbeque at my Aunt Juanita’s; then we go take care of some zombies; and finally… a Broadway show.
Yep, I love Memorial Day.
The 4th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl is This Sunday, May 30th: http://nyczombiecrawl.com/
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MONDAY – Movies. Their glory and their hilarious tragedy.
TUESDAY – Television. Our favorite drug; constant and comforting, but often packaged with regret.
WEDNESDAY – Wildcards! Probably a piece of weird fiction in which Spider-Man has to talk down Laura Ingles from making a bad decision.
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