It’s Time to Kill ‘The Walking Dead’

It’s Time to Kill ‘The Walking Dead’

Of course, it seems like a pretty routine occurrence to have a discussion of The Walking Dead coming to end; in fact, the topic seems to come up with every new season premiere, finale and mid-season bridge. However, after the game-changing season 8B premiere this week, there’s actually more reason than the usual declarations from haters that Walking Dead is a lame, zombified, duck stumbling around. carl_dead_rick_809 Rick Grimes was an interesting character at the outset: a lawman trying to hold on to ideas of law, order, and justice, against the backdrop of a lawless and chaotic world. Trying to Read more »

The Walking Dead’s midseason premiere hit a new ratings low

The Walking Dead’s midseason premiere hit a new ratings low

[Spoilers for this past Sunday’s midseason premiere of The Walking Dead below, so if you haven’t already surmised what happens to Coral, consider checking out our new feature about the intersection of the internet and pop culture.] On Sunday, The Walking Dead returned for the second half of the second season of Negan. The midseason premiere, “Honor,” served up some payback to the Alexandria folks, courtesy of the show’s grinning jackanape of a villain, while Carol and Morgan’s team-up lent some excitement to the proceedings. The episode also saw Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) finally bowing out after being bitten by Read more »

The Walking Dead creator shuts down rumours that Rick Grimes could be killed off next

The Walking Dead creator shuts down rumours that Rick Grimes could be killed off next

Warning: This article contains spoilers for The Walking Dead season 8 episode 9 ‘Honor’. The Walking Dead lost a long-standing character in the newest episode, but could another death be on the horizon? In the same episode as Carl’s death, viewers saw what appeared to be a flashforward of Rick sitting up against a tree, almost bleeding out. He was not in a good state. Old Man Rick in The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln admitted that he was “very worried” when he read the script. Fortunately, creator Robert Kirkman has dismissed any talk of Rick dying (at least for the Read more »

Carl From ‘The Walking Dead’ Is Actually Really Good at Video Games

Carl From ‘The Walking Dead’ Is Actually Really Good at Video Games

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Sunday’s episode of “The Walking Dead) Carl Grimes’ run on “The Walking Dead” might be over, but the actor who plays him, Chandler Riggs, could have a future as a professional video game player if the whole acting thing doesn’t work out. Riggs is actually a pretty skilled player of the popular PC and Xbox One game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.” Before his final turn as Carl in “The Walking Dead,” which aired Sunday as the show came back from its mid-season finale, Riggs appeared on Microsoft’s “Xbox Live Sessions” streaming Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ Returns with Huge Goodbye, Major WTF Moment and Puzzling Flash-Forward

‘The Walking Dead’ Returns with Huge Goodbye, Major WTF Moment and Puzzling Flash-Forward

Anyone need a tissue? Warning: Spoilers ahead! Carl is dead. Love him or hate him, Rick Grimes’ one-eyed son got an emotional sendoff on Sunday night’s episode of “The Walking Dead,” which closed out actor Chandler Riggs’ time on the show and also served as a major catalyst for change in the Survivors’ never-ending war against the Saviors. We all knew this one was coming, as the teen revealed he got bit by a walker in the mid-season finale, but that didn’t make it any easier to watch. Riggs, Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira were all on their A-game this Read more »

Andrew Lincoln Says It Doesn’t Look Good For Rick On ‘The Walking Dead’

Andrew Lincoln Says It Doesn’t Look Good For Rick On ‘The Walking Dead’

Throughout its eight seasons, The Walking Dead has managed to spare Rick Grimes from suffering any fatal injuries, yet a brief scene in last night’s midseason premiere could be hinting at the protagonist’s demise. When pressed for details, star Andrew Lincoln might have stayed vague about his character’s future, but teased that, based on that scene, the character could be in more trouble than we would have thought possible. “I can’t really say anything about that, apart from it doesn’t look good, does it?” Lincoln confessed to The Hollywood Reporter about a scene which depicted Rick leaning on a tree, Read more »

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Pays Tribute To ‘Walking Dead’ Co-Star Chandler Riggs After Heartbreaking Midseason Premiere

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Pays Tribute To ‘Walking Dead’ Co-Star Chandler Riggs After Heartbreaking Midseason Premiere

Fans are still reeling from events from last night’s episode of The Walking Dead — including some of the cast members. Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays the not-so-likable, barbed wire bat-toting Negan, proved that he is nothing like his character by paying tribute to Chandler Riggs, whose character Carl saw his demise in the midseason premiere. Carl’s death was inevitable since the midseason finale, but when it actually happened people were all up in their feelings — Morgan especially. In a lengthy Instagram post, he had nothing but loving words to describe his experience working with Riggs. “You, my friend, Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ wine now available

‘The Walking Dead’ wine now available

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A pair of California wines themed to the AMC show “The Walking Dead” are now available. A red blend and Cabernet Sauvignon are $19 each. In keeping with the theme of the zombie-centric show, which is in its eighth season, the tasting notes describe the blend as a wine “to sink your teeth into … drips with intense, bold flavor.” It’s composed of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot. The blend is billed as having an aroma of raspberries, cranberry, cherry and melted milk chocolate, while offering notes of ripe mixed berry, mocha and toasted spice Read more »

The Walking Dead says goodbye to another character

The Walking Dead says goodbye to another character

The Walking Dead returned from its mid-season hiatus last night, bringing with it a moment fans of the show have been dreading for months. [Warning: The following contains spoilers for The Walking Dead.] The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale ended with Carl Grimes, the badass kid with an equally cool eyepatch, revealing he suffered a bite few episodes prior and, because of its location on his body, there’s no way to amputate the infected area. Carl’s fate seemed to be sealed with the realization that he couldn’t go on, but it wasn’t until the premiere that we saw Carl buried six Read more »

Is Henry Replacing Carl on ‘The Walking Dead’?

Is Henry Replacing Carl on ‘The Walking Dead’?

Carl may be gone on The Walking Dead, but Alexandria may have a new angsty teenager to take his place. In the show’s mid-season return, “Honor,” Henry (Macsen Lintz) became a badass overnight, piercing Ezekiel’s captor with a stick using maneuvers he learned from Morgan. The episode firmly established Henry’s proficiency in combat, but it also revealed an unnerving darkness within him that could set him up to be the next Carl Grimes. Minor spoilers for The Walking Dead, and some light allusion to comic spoilers, are ahead. On Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead, Henry came to the aid Read more »