Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Pride. Prejudice. Zombies.

Some of you are thinking, "why?" Why defile a perfectly good piece of classic English literature by adding gratuitous gore, ninjas, and childish sexual innuendos?

Well I say, “because it’s there…and because antiquated copyright laws let me.”

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith. Coming in May, from Quirk Books.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Ty said...

There is no work of fiction, ever, that would not be improved by the addition of zombies.

6:17 PM  
Anonymous Sarah Goldfart said...

WORD!

8:25 PM  
Blogger Ralf the Dog said...

Ty, Charley and the Chocolate Factory would be quite disturbing with zombies. Think of them drooling on all the candy. Zombies might make the Sound of Music tolerable.

9:27 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

"Well I say, “because it’s there…and because antiquated copyright laws let me.”

I think he means venerable copyright laws.

11:13 AM  
Anonymous Zora said...

Walter, you don't list an email address here (understandable) so I'm posting off-topic to point you to a carnival (collection of best blog posts on a subject) that you might enjoy:

Carnival of the Arid

2:33 PM  
Blogger dubjay said...

Thanks, Zora! Cool pictures!

With Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, you have the question of whether the zombies are people-zombies or Oompa Loompa-zombies.

If the latter, it's very scary indeed.

(Deep Roy wants to eat your brains! Aieeeee!

3:55 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

What Ty said

12:58 PM  

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