Best of 2011

Our Top 10 Pop Culture Obsessions of 2011

The good, the bad and the undead – everything that had you talking (and clicking) all year long


This year, it was all about braiiiins. The Walking Dead returned – and brought along a rotten companion, The Talking Dead, a post-show talk show. Brad Pitt began filming World War Z, the movie version of Max Brooks's seminal zombie novel. Zombies took to the streets, too, with hundreds of "zombie walks" – where horror fans dress up as the undead and stagger through the streets – staged throughout the U.S. and as far south as Buenos Aires!