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Mainstream Macabre

Consumers express an interest a fascination with death

Implications - Skeletal designs, undead advertising and eerie consumer goods have collectively given rise to the popularization and acceptance of dark imagery and fear fiction. Television series such as the Walking Dead have shown on a light on this once niche cultural interest. Consumers are seeking to experience products, messages and services that are more exhilarating and "human."
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9 Featured, 73 Examples:
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Date Range:
Nov 12 — Mar 13
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Featured Examples

Apocalyptic Urban Dioramas (UPDATE)
Apocalyptic Urban Dioramas (UPDATE)
The City by Lori Nix Has Added Dilapidated Scenes
The City by Lori Nix, first made headlines two years ago. A year zombie-infested, end of the world plots became hugely popular thanks to ‘Zombieland’ and ‘The Walking Dead,’... MORE
Juxtaposed Eaten Alive Illustrations
Juxtaposed Eaten Alive Illustrations
Daniel K Sparkes Juxtaposes Reality with Ruthless Imagination
Daniel K Sparkes’s mixed media illustrations combine portrait, scenery and pet photos with brute detailing. The artist cuts the subject’s figures ruthlessly by the limbs and places... MORE
Zombiefied Lawn Ornaments
Zombiefied Lawn Ornaments
The Todd Grumble GnomeZ are Horrifyingly Detailed
Todd Grumble is the artist behind GnomeZ, a new line of zombiefied garden gnomes. Each gnome is 10 inches tall and is made entirely by hand in Berlin and sell for $94 apiece. While zombie garden... MORE
Comic-Themed Ceremonies
Comic-Themed Ceremonies
The Calvin and Hobbes Wedding is Whimsical and Nostalgic
Weddings have traditionally revolved around standard themes such as fairy tale, black tie and even medieval, but since more obscure themes are becoming relevant thanks to the Internet, examples like... MORE
Zombie-Fighting Sweatshirts
Zombie-Fighting Sweatshirts
The Walking Dead Daryl Costume Hoodie Will Intimidate Enemies
If you find that sometimes you just want to dress up as your favorite bad-ass zombie fighter and walk down the street in blood-soaked attire, you should definitely get the Walking Dead Daryl Costume... MORE
Undead Rabbit Suckers
Undead Rabbit Suckers
The Zombie Bunny Lollipops are a Gruesomely Fun Easter Candy
What do you get when you mix Easter candy with a Halloween theme? You get these gruesome Zombie Bunny Lollipops from ThinkGeek. Made to look like dead and rotting bunny rabbits, these candies are... MORE
Live Action Zombie Campaigns
Live Action Zombie Campaigns
This Walking Dead Exhibit Will Make Your Skin Crawl
A Canadian subway station has been zombie infested with a frightful Walking Dead exhibit. The display was created in anticipation for the return of The Walking Dead. This clever campaign features... MORE
Undead-Inspired Bookends
Undead-Inspired Bookends
These Bookends are the Ultimate Walking Dead Accessories
These Walking Dead accessories will add a little more drama to your bookshelf. Who said print is dead? These bookends are sure to bring books back to life. The bookends include gruesome and graphic... MORE
play_circle_filled Festive TV Zombie Videos
Festive TV Zombie Videos
The Walking Dead Christmas Special Brings Gore and Joy
For those of you who can’t wait until the new year to get your fix of the Walking Dead, you need to watch the Walking Dead Christmas Special video created by YouTube user Jawiin. The mock... MORE

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