Thursday, February 21, 2008

The True Cause of Zombiism in America

Among the quotes, song lyrics, and article snippets I adorned my notebooks and laptop with when writing Generation Dead is the following urban legend:

The marketing slogan "Come Alive With Pepsi!" was interpreted in Chinese as "Pepsi Brings Your Ancestors Back From the Dead".

You can read the complete story here at

Snopes rules. I highly recommend surfing that site, where you can find out if B.F. Skinner really raised his daughter in a Skinner box, if my hero Walt Disney was really put in cryogenic storage, and some interesting facts about Philip Pullman.

I drink an awful lot of Diet Pepsi when I write.


Melissa Walker said...

WOW. This is a great bit o' trivia, Daniel!

And thanks for the compliment on my covers--yours is scarily striking!

LalaLovely said...

so if i drink Pepsi, and the kill myself, I'll come back?
theoretically of course.