Literature

Corporate America meets the undead in Dave Flomberg's Management for Zombies

Zombie lit has exploded in the past decade, with the undead menace making its way into everything from award-winning graphic novels (The Walking Dead) to mash-ups with the classics (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies). It's only natural, then, that the zombie is making its way into the corporate world through local author Dave Flomberg's Management for Zombies. Described in press materials as "Who Moved My Cheese if it was written by George Romero and Bill Simmons," the book is a humorous skewering of the corporate world, set in a post-apocalyptic world where the workforce has graduated from metaphorical zombies to the literal kind. Before the book officially releases at a free launch party -- 7 p.m. Thursday, November 29, at the Thin Man/St. Mark's Coffeehouse -- we talked to Flomberg about his zombie influences, his background and what experiences drove him to cast corporate leadership as masters of the undead.

See also: - Event: Management for Zombies launch party - George Romero and me: Zombie dreams do come true - Local filmmakers tackle zombie culture with Doc of the Dead

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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