September 9, 2013
- A zombie is an animated corpse that is raised back to life by witchcraft. Usually they were used to be slaves or as a revenge factor.
- According to voodoo legend, feeding a zombie salt will make it return to the grave.
- Zombie also means a voodoo snake god.
- There is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to turn anyone into a zombie. (That's good news.)
- In Scandinavian folklore, zombies are called draugr.
- The bokor is the one who controls the zombie.
- Another take of the zombie is a bloodthirsty creature that wants to eat brains.
- Modern media has created the zombie more into a national epidemic, a virus that spreads instead of the traditional voodoo to create the reanimated corpse.
- The first zombie movie was "White Zombie." It's consider to be the first and it starred Bela Lugosi. In the film, Lugosi was an evil voodoo master.
So those are 10 facts about the zombie, the reanimated corpse that stole the world's heart with it's popularity and horror charm.
Are you a zombie fan or are zombies overrated?