Dead Love: Zombies at the Super Bowl?

Yes, indeed. According to ZIA sources, the New Directions cast from the popular series, Glee, recently gathered on a football field at Cabrillo High School, just south of Los Angeles, to film a post-Super Bowl special in which they will become zombies in order to serve up their version of Thriller, Michael Jackson’s zombie dead-Xtravaganza. For those of you unfamiliar with the series, New Directions is the Glee Club of the show’s William McKinley High School.

The special is scheduled to air post-Super Bowl on February 6th and it might finally inspire profound speculation about the similarities and differences between couch potatoes and zombies:

  • Both zombies and couch potatoes could be called the living dead.
  • Both zombies and couch potatoes gravitate toward others of their kind.
  • Zombies are more active than coach potatoes, though not by much.
  • Zombies go after their tasty treats; couch potatoes wait for the snacks to come to them.
  • Zombies and couch potatoes spend a lot of time on autopilot, but zombies are at least looking for brains.
  • Couch potatoes are of the vegetating persuasion; zombies are generally beastly.
  • Zombies have been known to eat the much slower couch potatoes.
  • Apparently both zombies and couch potatoes enjoy spectator sports, although zombies tend to want to join in.

—Erin Orison, DEAD LOVE/the Daily Slice

  • Anonymous

    Brilliant! Only you, Erin, could dream of the concept of comparing couch potatoes to zombies. Your posts continually surprise and entertain. Look forward to your comment on Glee’s version of Thriller. Stagger on!

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