Call it the STAR TREK syndrome. (Properly we should call it the STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION syndrome, since it took over a decade for a movie to get made after the original series got canned by NBC.) Canceling a popular TV series because of the intention to transition said series over to movies. ST:TNG was still pulling in impressive ratings when they pulled the plug on it, planning to develop a film series. (They got four flicks out of the deal, as I recall, before J.J. Abrams rebooted the whole thing.) Considering that ratings for THE WALKING DEAD are down, and if they continue to stay down, we should expect to see the series cancelled and transitioned into movies before too long. Showrunner Scott Gimple says he is “…sure one way or another, one day, it’ll happen. I think it would be cool.” I also am certain it will happen. As to whether or not it would be cool, let us remember that the first ST:TNG flick was STAR TREK: GENERATIONS, and the less said about it, the better.
Having absolutely nothing to do with THE WALKING DEAD or STAR TREK or the film versions of either/or, check out this photo of a zombie CAKE. Why? Because I like it, that’s why. It made its debut back at Zombiefest in Lakeland, Florida, in October of this year, and was the creation of Scott Fensterer (he was on FACEOFF) Amber Santos, Tammy Kane, and Lea Williams, the owner of the bakery wherein the zombie got baked. Would you be willing to take a bite of this zombie? I hear it was chocolate, and the head had strawberry jelly for brains! Yummy!