Literary mashups are taking over the world.
Mr. Darcy, Vampyre. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.
And now…be still, my heart…the undead hordes have finally(!) smiled upon the GREATEST BAND in the UNIVERSE.
It was twenty years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play.
They’ve been going in and out of style, But they’re guaranteed to raise a smile.
So may I introduce to you, the act book you’ve known waited for all these years…
PAUL IS UNDEAD: THE BRITISH ZOMBIE INVASION by Alan Goldsher
Oh. Mylanta. My life can now be complete on June 22, 2010.
Why isn’t there a youtube book trailer for this? For the love of McCartney, somebody get on this one, stat!
Hungry for more? Try my Happiness is a Warm Bundt Cake. When the undead come for your brains, lob a few sweet slices their way as a distraction.
2 sticks butter
3/4 cup chocolate syrup
8 (reg. size) Milky Way Bars, cut up (plus two more for later)
2 cups sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease 12-cup Bundt Pan.
In 4-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, syrup, and nougat bars. Heat 5 to 5 1/2 minutes, whisking once. Whisk until smooth. Add sugar, buttermilk, vanilla extract and eggs. Stir in the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.
Pour batter into pan. Bake 1 hour 30 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Loosen cake from pan; invert onto rack to cool.
Melt some more Milky War bars w/ more milk and more butter. Pour goo over warm cake.