Apocalypse Research

It seems as if America has been anticipating this zombie apocalypse for quite a while. The number of movies and TV shows about it is astounding. Almost as if someone out there knew it was coming….hmmmm.

While the electricity is still working, why not take some down time and do a little research for what is about to become your current reality…

Zombieland

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This is the perfect movie to refer to for zombie apocalypse survival. There are survival tips and everything and it’s funny. And let’s face it, now’s the time when funny is really gonna be the thing that gets you through. Laughter really is the best medicine!

The Walking Dead

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There are 6 seasons of The Walking Dead (season 7 is set to premier on October 23rd, but given that reality just started imitating art…who knows.) That’s a whole lot of field research to dissect. Season 1 is all about fighting zombies, learning to survive, the art of hand to hand combat and which weapons are the best ones to pick. By the time you get to season 6, the zombies are the least of everyone’s worries and people become the main threat.

While I do recommend going through the whole Walking Dead journey, you’re crunched for time. Who knows how many days are left till the power just runs out. So skip ahead to seasons 5 and 6. The group’s confidence and bad assery are just what you should be watching right now.

Fear the Walking Dead

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To watch a bunch of people who have no idea what to do against zombies, refer to Fear the Walking Dead. A great show. But because of the journey taken on The Walking Dead, watching these people not know what they’re doing is almost like take 12 steps backwards. Still plenty of great moments to use for research on your future zombie hunting endeavors. But I’d say to stick to the big boys and watch The Walking Dead instead.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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This one is fun, whimsical and totally bad ass! The perfect choice for anyone looking to train in hand to hand combat and get more proficient with a blade. Plus if the Bennett sisters can fight the hoards in Regency Era dresses, you can certainly fight in your Old Navy jeans and Forever 21 tops! You got this!

Dawn of the Dead

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I’ve actually never seen Dawn of the Dead. I don’t particularly like scary movies. But reality just became a whole lot scary than any movie. So now is the time to give it a look.

Shaun of the Dead

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And of course, if you’re going to watch Dawn of the Dead, you should follow it up with Shaun of the Dead. Because, again…laughter, humor, levity…these are the things that will remind you that life is worth fighting for. And Simon Pegg is a king of comedy!

28 Days Later

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Same argument here as for Dawn of the Dead. But make sure not to get it confused with 28 Days, which has absolutely nothing to do with the zombie apocalypse.

Warm Bodies

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And finally, the tender love story of a girl and her zombie. Love in the time of apocalypse…it’s harder than it looks on TV. So enjoy movies that remind you of romance, because dating in an apocalypse? Not really a thing. But more on that later!

Happy watching and remember…STAY ALIVE!

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 15

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Day 15: Pebbles Flintstone from The Flintstones

Yabba Dabba Do this!!!

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 13

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Day 13: Lucy Ricardo from I Love Lucy

This one is for my sister-in-law, Caroline, who loves Lucy more than anyone I know! And for my little niece who was named after Lucy herself.

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 13 Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy Lucille Ball blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 13 Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy Lucille Ball blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 13 Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy Lucille Ball blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 12

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair blog post

Day 12: River Song from Doctor Who

Just waiting for The Doctor to come whisk me away on the TARDIS!

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 12 River Song from Doctor Who curly hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 12 River Song from Doctor Who curly hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 4

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Day 4: Marge Simpson from The Simpsons

Truth time, dear readers. This one was not done in the early hours of this beautiful Sunday morning. I did this one yesterday, knowing that having towering blue hair was probably not the best move for my Sunday schedule. First of all, I used a temporary blue hair spray. Which, while really fun to wear, is the kind of thing that would end up dripping rivers of blue once the Florida humidity hit. So I opted for a preemptive blue attack to the hair follicles.

What I learned is that I LOVE blue hair!! It’s so much fun. There’s actually still a little left in there today, if you look close enough. And I think when this series is over and I get a much needed haircut and color (goodbye roots!) I think I might make a blue a permanent addition to my hair! Thanks for the inspiration, Marge!!

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 4 Marge Simpson blue hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 3

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Day 3: Uhura from Star Trek (the original)

Most days I’m working on two factors…accuracy and/or wearability. Somedays I achieve one and not the other. Other days I manage to hit both goals. Today was not that day. Neither is this wearable or particularly accurate to the wonder that is Nichelle Nichols hair from the original Star Trek series. But nerdy hair is first and foremost about fun and second, it’s a learning experience.

I learned that this is not a style that will be incorporated into my master book of favorite hair styles. I also learned that I am sick of my roots!!! 😉

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair Uhura Star Trek blog series

30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 2

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Day 2: Judy Jetson from The Jetsons

Had a small glitch with the white hair spray and the white hair chalk. Turns out the hair spray I got was just silver glitter, so while you can’t see it in the picture or the video, I am completely covered in sparkles. Which I don’t consider a particularly bad thing! 😉

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30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 2 Judy Jetson Nerd in the City blog post

Enjoy!!