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Facebook Is Dying, And Good Riddance

December 26th, 2020

There was a time, around 2006, when EVERYONE was on MySpace. The social media platform was ubiquitous, especially if you were under 30. Everyone you knew was on it, everyone was having fun on it. And to be honest, it was a really fun time in society and online life and MySpace was the pinnacle of that. MySpace wasn’t political, it wasn’t full of conspiracy theories and hate speech and ridiculous falsehoods, and vicious arguments and people being blocked. It was largely about people posting fun pictures of themselves and sharing music that they enjoyed, and then people generally commenting... Read More

Halloween Column Weekend Begins: Can Zombies Swim?

October 30th, 2020

To celebrate Halloween, I’m dropping multiple columns for your laughs and enjoyment. Hope you all have a happy and safe holiday! It’s Halloween weekend, and along with the tricks and treats, and little goblins and ghouls, there are other things that haunt me. Questions. Queries. Imaginings. Like bumps in the night, especially if they’re really freaking loud, these things keep me awake. And so, in the spirit of Halloween, I’m dropping a handful of columns this weekend like bite-sized candies. And our first very important question to be answered is… Can zombies swim? Whenever... Read More

Something To Consider Before The Next ‘Walking Dead’: Can Zombies Swim?

July 10th, 2017
Sean Leary

The following column is excerpted from Sean Leary’s upcoming humor book, Do Vampires Poop? And Other Incredibly Important Questions, available in bookstores worldwide in August. Whenever I watch a zombie movie, I always imagine different ways that I could escape zombies if I ever found myself in that situation. I’m sure you can all relate. Now, to be clear, I’m talking about your standard issue, usual zombies that you see in TV and movies, the kind that move very slowly, shambling along, whose bodies are in a constant state of disrepair, and who seem very easily outrun, although of course... Read More

Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

May 11th, 2017

Ever wonder if you could survive a zombie apocalypse? Well now you can see if your preparations and training are sufficient, while having the knowledge that you will still be able to go back to your warm and safe bed later that night! Factory of Fear is bringing the very first zombie survival experience to the Quad Cities! Factory of Fear: INFECTED will be taking place on Friday May 12 and Saturday May 13 from 7p.m.-Midnight at their 5027 4th Avenue Moline location. Admission is $15 per person. Tickets, however, are very limited and sold out last year. Go to https://app.hauntpay.com/events/factory-of-fear-infected–2... Read More