Happy Birthday, David at Seibei

Seibei Birthday Sale

David, head burrito at Seibei, is turning 26 tomorrow. He’s got the presents for you, though. 26% off now through August 21st if you use the coupon code “BIRTHDAY” at checkout.

For those who are wondering what to get at Seibei, you can check out their shirts here–and remember, this is the home of the legendary Intramural Zombie Hunter shirt. That shirt is something every self-respecting zombie fan should have.

Tell David we said hi, would you?


Wanted (2008) – Movie Review

Wanted poster

Written by: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas and Chris Morgan, based on a story by Brandt and Haas, which was in turn based on the comic book by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Starring: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann

My Advice: Matinee

What are you when you’re less than nobody? Whatever that is, it’s Wesley Gibson (McAvoy). He works a cubicle job, has a girlfriend who’s being bent over by his best friend anytime Wesley’s out of eyeshot, is constantly browbeaten by his supervisor, and has to take anti-anxiety medication because he’s just a complete and utter waste of flesh. Then one day he gets contacted by a mysterious woman named Fox (Jolie) who tells him the truth: the father that he never knew? Was one of the greatest assassins of the modern age. And said father has been recently put down by a rogue assassin who now is trying to put Wesley down. And the balance of the world rests on Wesley’s shoulders: learn how to kill or learn how to be dead. The latter is frighteningly simple. The former…not so much.


Stuff: Jack Bauer Gets Prequelized

Jack Bauer from 24
  • 24: Exile is the TV-movie event thing that precedes the seventh season of 24. It’s broadcast November 23rd, is available on DVD November 25th with ten more minutes of footage, Season 7 sneak peak, featurettes, commentary and more stuff. The flick “catches up with Bauer four years later on the African continent where he has sought solace in missionary work. As the action unfolds on the day of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, he finds himself in the midst of a bloody uprising in the small fictitious African nation of Sangala where a ruthless dictator is drafting innocent children as soldiers in his army. As the vicious warlord descends on an orphanage in search of recruits, Jack enters into a one-man crusade at the behest of a friend to rescue the children and get them to safety.” You can pre-order it here.
  • For the eco-minded among you, be aware that Amazon now has a Green section where they sell everything from lighting to paper products to computer monitors. Be sure and check it out. Banner is below. And anything you buy using this banner–or the one we’ve put on our Shop Needcoffee section–gives us kickbacks. So you can save the planet and us at the same time. What a combo.

  • Win Zombie Knowledge From Max Brooks!

    The Zombie Survival Guide deck

    As previously discussed, it’s important to have a zombie plan. And to arm yourself not just with big honking shotguns–but knowledge. Because only with knowledge can you answer the question, “Do we have adequate amounts of big honking shotguns?” Max Brooks, author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z now has his zombie info on flash cards, available from Potter Style. If you’re pressed for time (or know someone who is), this might be the difference between life and unlife. And we’re giving away one–which you can win…