As if this bloody chaos weren’t bizarre enough, it gets weirder still: All of these events happened in the same week.
Naturally, the Internet wants to know: is it — being, you know, The Zombie Apocalypse — finally happening? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the answer to that question is officially no.
“If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack,” CDC Director Dr. Ali Khan notes on the agency’s website.
Still, conspiracy-minded readers may wish to note that former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) recently told reporters that “cannibals” have finally overrun Washington, D.C. Considering the week’s news, someone may want to get on that story asap.
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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