The Walking Dead will keep shambling along forever, either as new shows or spin-off movies

In news that seems like a perfect metaphor for a zombie show, AMC has teased that it’s working on a plan to keep The Walking Dead going—in one form or another—forever. That comes from Bloomberg, which says AMC is talking with “several large media companies” about plans to keep The Walking Dead brand alive for “another…

The Road, A Quiet Place, and the golden age of prepper pop culture

It first hit me during A Quiet Place, as John Krasinski and Emily Blunt’s fictional kids quietly played a board game by firelight on a reclaimed wood table, a vertical garden growing out of planters on the wall. I had noticed earlier how nicely Krasinski stayed dressed in the film’s post-apocalypse, in unfussy but…

Norman Reedus is being very sweet about his best bud Andrew Lincoln leaving The Walking Dead

After eight years of shooting zombies, shooting people, and finding ever-new ways of shouting “Cahrull!”, Andrew Lincoln is finally getting ready to leave The Walking Dead. But while there’s already been a lot of talk about how the loss of its acting anchor is likely to affect the long-running AMC series, we’ve all…

Today's extra-large Trailer Happy Hour will catch you up on all the Comic-Con TV trailers that you've missed

Welcome back to Trailer Happy Hour, where not all trailers are created equal. But even if not every promo or teaser—especially for TV—has the clout to make it at Comic-Con’s big Hall H, we still love them all, and pledge to gather them together in one safe place for you to conveniently devour. (That metaphor got away…

AMC names Yvette Nicole Brown as interim guest host for Talking Dead

AMC’s struggles to figure out what to do with its various Chris Hardwick-branded properties took another little step forward today, with Deadline reporting that Yvette Nicole Brown—who previously agreed to step in to handle Hardwick’s upcoming Comic-Con duties in the wake of implied allegations of abuse made in a Medium post

It's the time of the villains as The Walking Dead explores Savior treachery


Everyone’s the hero of their own story. In Negan’s mind, he’s the strong personality needed to unite people in desperate times, regardless of his measures. Simon sees himself as the pragmatic tough guy willing to do the things others, including Negan, won’t. And Dwight—well, maybe he’s more the tragic martyr type.

No one on The Walking Dead should get on Rick's bad side while he's grieving


People behave in unexpected ways when they’re grieving. If you’re Jadis, you capture Negan and tie him to a cart you can wheel around the dumpster by a chain. And if you’re Rick, you promise to let scared Saviors return with you to Hilltop, get them to free you and save your life, then shoot them all in the back.