Tag Archives: The Walking Dead

Five TV mashups I’d like to see

Several old remote controls with the words "Five TV mashups I'd like to see" superimposed.

I love the abandoned play scenes that youngest leaves. The most recent one featured Captain America watching an episode of Shimmer and Shine. I quite like the idea of the most earnest of the Avengers enjoying the antics of two frankly useless genies. It would make a great mashup actually. This got me thinking – …

Peppa Pig does The Walking Dead

The original poster for The Walking Dead with Daddy Pig superimposed.

It recently struck me that thee are quite a few unlikely similarities between the two TV shows I watch the most. Namely The Walking Dead and Peppa Pig. What could a compelling survival drama and an irritating anthropomorphic pig possibly have in common, I hear you ask. Well here’s the evidence I’ve gathered so far. …

How old do you feel?

They say that you’re as old as you feel. Whoever ‘they’ are. That being the case, I think I’m currently significantly older than my years. For the record, I’m 37. And, as anyone who has watched Monty Python and the Holy Grail knows, that isn’t old. However, thanks to a combination of factors, I feel …

The Walking Dad

A spoof TV show poster with the words "The Walking Dad"

Today is a proud landmark for me – this is my 500th post! So much has changed since I wrote my first one, but I think I’ve stayed true to the roots that it established by writing in the same voice, talking about family life and sporadically mentioning zombies! In the time that I’ve been writing …

Night of the livid dad

A selection of things that could be giving my son nightmares.

I wasn’t really livid as such, but if you’ve been reading this blog for a little while you’ll know I can’t resist sneaking zombie puns in when I can. The feeling is certainly a lot stronger than being slightly miffed, but stops well short of furious anger too. It’s a strange fusion of feelings really. Disappointment, …