zombies http://iowapublicradio.org en Zombies Invade Downtown Des Moines for Fourth Annual "Zombie Walk" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/zombies-invade-downtown-des-moines-fourth-annual-zombie-walk <p>On Saturday, hundreds of Iowa residents gathered in Des Moines for the city’s fourth annual Zombie Walk, an event and fundraiser for the Central Iowa Shelter and Services. The walk was preceded by Iowa City’s zombie march that raises money for local Eastern Iowa charities.<br><br>These events were founded at the beginning of a so-called “zombie craze”, when obsession with zombies went from subculture to mainstream. But unlike similar horror-genre fads, like the vampire mania of a few years ago, zombie culture has persevered.<br> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:44:46 +0000 Emily Woodbury 9401 at http://iowapublicradio.org Zombies Invade Downtown Des Moines for Fourth Annual "Zombie Walk"