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McNeese Banners lecture on zombies set

McNeese Banners lecture on zombies set

Matt Mogk(March 10, 2017) Matt Mogk, author and zombie expert, will deliver a lecture on his zombie research at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex as a part of the 2017 Banners at McNeese State University. Zombie book

In his 2011 book, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Zombies,” Mogk has chronicled his expertise in zombie science, history and survival, as well as film and pop culture, and he will be sharing his knowledge with the audience in one riveting, possibly life saving, presentation on the undead.

A leading global authority on all things zombie, Mogk first put his passion to work earning a master’s degree in screenwriting at New York University Film School where he specialized in horror films. He later earned a Sloane Foundation National Fellowship for science in screenwriting.

After his scientific research, as well as survival training with the French Foreign Legion, Mogk founded the Zombie Research Society which is committed to being the 1 percent of people likely to survive a Zombie Apocalypse. With his accolades and area of expertise, Mogk has been featured on National Geographic Channel, Spike’s hit series Deadliest Warrior, and AMC’s “The Talking Dead.”

The lecture is open free to the public. For more information about the program, becoming a member or tickets, visit the Banners website at or call Banners office at 337-475-5123.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-465-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at