A Month of Horror: Day 27

27 October

Movie: Dead Alive (aka Braindead)
Book:
D.O.A. Extreme Horror


Before Peter Jackson became the poster child for hobbits and the New Zealand tourist board, he was the director of one of the great zombie-ish movies. After being bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey
1, the mother of a true momma's boy dies, comes back to life, and starts to infect others. There are some horribly gross scenes, some horribly funny scenes, and a lawnmower. 'buff said.

If you are looking for a nice collection of occasionally gross, occasionally horrific, always over the top horror, then look no further than
DOA. This collection contains almost 30 stories covering various subjects, all of them extreme in one way or another. If you are interested in extreme horror, you should be reading this anthology.2


1. I'm not making that up.