Because the zombie is essentially an empty vessel into which meaning can readily be poured, the genre is surprisingly alive. Here are five key moments in the evolution of the undead.
It is Saturday night. A young Army officer and his wife welcome a small group of people to their comfortable split-level home, which stands amid the tidy landscaping of a housing development in Louisville.
For many people, voodoo calls to mind raving witch doctors and dolls bristling with needles. But given our fascination, and voodoo’s lurid position in popular culture, it is surprising that the extraordinary sculpture of voodoo’s African birthplace has never been seen in a major exhibition