Usually, me and the guys from Monsterfest get into pretty heated arguments about whether or not zombies belong exclusively to the horror genre, or if they’re also the domain of sci-fi. They’ve probably got the better argument, but this time I’m going to tell them to cram it hard — this is just too good to let them post.
What if the more silent, mime-ish and diminutive half of the Penn and Teller magic act were the last survivor on earth after a George Romero style zombie apocalypse? That’s the premise of & Teller, probably my favorite web video of the last year.
I’m a big Penn and Teller geek, I admit, so I’m prejudiced. But it’s just hard to go wrong with Teller sniping zombies from a compound’s towers while narrating his life into a tape recorder.
Incidentally, this video is even better if you’re a Penn and Teller fan. The Compound that Teller has holed himself up in against the zombie hordes? That’s The Slammer, Penn Jillette’s famous mansion designed to look exactly like a jail from the outside. The toilets even have barbed wire embedded in the seats.Read More