Sam

Samantha Massey is currently a second year MA English Literature student at the University of Calgary. When she's not busy watching uncanny valley youtube videos or religiously reposting puppy pictures on Tumblr, she's writing her MA thesis on the elusiveness of Posthumanism and Cyborgs in comic books. Samantha has a fascination with the monstrous body in film, literature (including comic books), and television. In fact, she wrote her undergraduate thesis on the American Zombie, the monster of our century.

Samantha also has an interest in apocalyptic and dystopian narratives, and hopes to survive the inevitable zombie outbreak. However, she's realistic about her chances of survival, lacking basic combat skills,  weapons expertise, and the will to live without running water.  She knows she would probably perish immediately in the event of a zombie apocalypse. Until then, she blogs.

 
Science Fiction Reads:

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
A Clockwork Orange

The Giver

Lilith's Brood
The Children of Men

 
Horror Reads:
House of Leaves

World War Z
 We Need to Talk About Kevin
American Psycho

The Ruins

Dracula
 

Top Movies:

1. Alien (Series)

2. Back to the Future (Series)

3. Star Wars

4. Contagion

5. Melancholia

6. Deadgirl

7. Antiviral

8. X-Men: Days of Future Past

9. A Clockwork Orange

10. District 9

 
Top Television Shows:

1. Game of Thrones

2. Dead Like Me

3. Adventure Time

4. American Horror Story (except Coven)

5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

6. Battle Star Galactica (2004)

7. Star Trek TNG

8. The X Files

9. Fringe

10. Hannibal

 
Comic Books/Manga:
Chew

Uzumaki

Battle Angel Alita

The Cage
The Addams Family (New Yorker Panels)

Afterlife with Archie
Cardcaptor Sakura

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