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October 2019

A Cryptid for our Time

 

Much food for thought in "The Land of the Green Man" by Carolyne Larrington.

 

Zombies as the monster of choice for the status-driven '90s/early 2000s:

profound social fears generated by overcrowding & many other pressures of modern urban environments...The living dead are transformed as parodic consumers, armies that lurch through shopping malls in search of a nourishment which does not nourish.


Now we see the rise of the mermaid.

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