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"The Dead Travel Fast" is about vampires, death, chickens, fear, things that smell bad, the love of a good woman, and germs but mostly it's about vampires.
The undead are everywhere. They're not just in movies and books, but in commercials, fetish clubs, and even in your breakfast cereal. If you look, you'll discover that bloodsuckers have gone from guest spots in rural folk tales to becoming some of the most recognizable bad guys in the modern world. Eric Nuzum wanted to find out why and how this happened. And he found the answer in Goth clubs, darkened parks, haunted houses, and chain restaurants.
Nuzum was willing to do whatever it took to better understand the vampire phenomenon. He traveled across Transylvania on a tour hosted by Butch Patrick (a.k.a. Eddie Munster), sat through Las Vegas' only topless vampire revue, hung out with assorted shady characters, and spent hours in a coffin. He even drank his own blood --just one more step in his quest to understand the weird, offbeat world of vampires and the people who love them.
"""The Dead Travel Fast "is the hilarious result of this bloody, gory, and often foolhardy journey. With his unmatched firsthand experience, Eric Nuzum delivers a far-reaching look at vampires in pop culture, from Bram to Bela to Buffy, and at what vampires and vampirism have come to mean to us today.
And the blood? Let's just say it doesn't go with eggs.
Title: The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: September 2007
ISBN Number: 031237111X
ISBN Number 13: 9780312371111
Book Condition: Collectible - Like New
Jacket Condition: Good
Item: 12.00 Item
Seller ID: 18897
Description: A stated first edition, with a full number line. Hard to tell from new. DJ has minor wear. We put tracking on every shipment.