Zombies are a hot commodity these days in books, movies, television and computer games. So what do they offer that other monsters -- such as vampires, extraterrestrials and robots -- do not?
Ponder the themes of contagion, social collapse, betrayal and survival with three zombie aficionados.
Francisco Menendez, chair of UNLV film department, film-maker
Julie Johnson, Director of Advising, UNLV College of Fine Arts
Robert Thompson, Professor and Director of Bleier Center for Television & Popular Culture at Syracuse University