Progressive Spirit:Our Culture's Fascination with Zombies Explained 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Progressive Spirit  Our Culture's Fascination with Zombies Explained  Baylor Professor explores the wisdom of the zombie apocalypse 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
John Shuck  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
The Walking Dead. The Night of the Living Dead. Sean of the Dead. Z Nation. We cant seem to get enough of the zombies. So what is that about?

Greg Garrett is Professor of English at Baylor University, where he teaches classes in fiction and screenwriting, literature, film and popular culture, and theology. The author or coauthor of twenty books on fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, Garrett (according to the BBC) is one of Americas leading voices on religion and culture.

Professor Garrett says that we love killing zombies for a number of reasons. When societies face looming catastrophes and fears, zombies rise.

His book is Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse.

Professor Greg Garrett of Baylor University 
Notes: Credits:
:00 - :01. Billboard
In cue: "(Music) This week Progressive Spirit meets the Walking Dead
Out cue: "Stay with us..." (music fade)

:01 - :02. Music Break Shes Not There The Zombies, Begin Here, Decca, London, 1964

:02 " 31:22 Segment A
In cue: "For the Pacifica Radio Network..."
Out cue: "This is Progressive Spirit."

31:23 " 32:23 Music Break Zombie Cranberries, No Need to Argue, Island, Dublin, 1994
In cue: (One second silence)
Out cue: (One second silence)

32:23 " 54:00 Segment B
In cue: (music) Im just getting started
Out cue: "Be well." (music out)
Arts and Humanities | Society and Culture | Spirituality / Religion | Film | Literature/Readings | War / Weapons | Social Sciences | Religion in Society  
Version 1: PS 72 Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse  
Total Length (HH:MM:SS)
54 minute broadcast ready 
Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  KBOO Portland  07-07-2017  English 
Segment Length
File Info
PS72Garrettzombies  192Kbps mp3 (61.77MB) Mono 
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