Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Zombie Survival Prep You Can Actually Do

  1. Begin Slideshow
    WalkingDead_opener_4
    Photo: Courtesy of AMC.

    332

    SHARES

    2 comments
    See All Slides

    About a month ago I received a special delivery at the office from a company called Man Crates. It came with a crow bar — because that's what you needed to open the crate. Once I pried that sucker open, I saw a note: "Be Safe From The Walkers, Vanessa." Upon further inspection, it was clear the good people of Man Crates knew about my obsession with The Walking Dead and kindly sent me a zombie survival kit.

    When I expressed my gratitude to the company for the amazing gift, I got a response from Jon Beekman, founder and CEO of Man Crates. He explained how he got into the zombie-kit business: "With the surge in popularity of AMC's Walking Dead, we started getting tons of requests from zombie fanatics looking for zombie survival gear. Being zombie lovers (or rather future zombie hunters) ourselves, we decided to pack our favorite zombie countermeasures into a few epic crates."

    Naturally, I was intrigued. Would the contents of this crate truly make or break my zombie fate? So, I spoke with Matt Mogk, founder of the Zombie Research Society and author of Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Zombies. Mogk's also a regular expert on The Talking Dead — AMC's clever recap show. Ahead, he walks me through what I need to do in order to survive the biters.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

10 Long-Sleeved Wedding Dresses For Fall Brides

One look at your invitation-adorned refrigerator, and it may seem like everyone and their mother opts for summer nuptials. But, some couples do choose to say their vows outside of the June-through-August rush — and that calls for a dress that make seasonal sense. Here's a style that's perfect for fall and winter read

An Industrial Dream Wedding In Upstate New York

Summer is beyond sweet, but there ain’t no feeling like fall! Just look at this Basilica Hudson wedding and tell us you aren’t just a little bit excited for the leaves to change. Michelle and Phil went to college with photographer Lisa Berry, and they loved that she shot even the tiniest details on their big day. read