I found this book on the bargain table at the bookstore just after Halloween. The gimmick is that it’s a self-help book which will teach you how to be a total bad-ass just like a zombie.
As most of you already know, zombies posses many enviable qualities:
- Zombies know what they want (brains)
- Zombies are not racist (will eat black brains as readily as white)
- Zombies are above bribery (will eat rich and poor brains)
- Zombies are relentless, will endure gunshots and keep on coming for your brains
- Zombies do not succumb to in-fighting with other zombies
Anyhow, the book presents several exercises you can undertake to become more zombie-like, with the idea that someday, if you are lucky enough, you will be “reborn” as a zombie in the next life.
I’m pretty sure the book is meant to be funny, but some of the arguments are so well made, that you might actually mistake it for a real self-help book.
It’s pretty funny, and since some of the self-help advise isn’t half-bad, I give The Zen of Zombie 3 Jihadis out of 5.