Fantastic Friday: Zombie Apocalypse

As I’m having my own Back-to-Work Apocalypse, I would be remiss if I did not share this hilarious video that has something like a billion views (okay, maybe 10 million or so). It turns out, it was created by three of my current and former students.

If you haven’t heard about it yet, two brothers picked up their sister from wisdom tooth surgery. While she was loopy from the drugs required for surgery, they convinced her that a zombie apocalypse had broken out. While she does readily accept the apocalypse, she is quite logical in a number of ways. All in all, it’s a fun video. My favorite one-liner: “The cat, you idiot!”

Congrats to the siblings for creating a video that went global!

The video:

They even made a special appearance on Ellen:


I would also like to take this time to thank my parents for never filming me while recovering from wisdom tooth surgery. Though I had my wisdom teeth removed once at age 12 and once at age twenty-something, I don’t remember acting loopy like many of the videos out there today. Nonetheless, my parents, sister, and husband all had “access” to me during those recoveries, and they chose not to mess with me.

With the prevalence of social media, it has become a popular fad to video one’s children as they say silly things coming off of the drugs from surgery. Sure, it’s funny to watch, but I always feel sorry for the “victims.” What do you think: when my kid is old enough to get her wisdom teeth out, should I make a hilarious video? Or should I pay back the favor my parents did me and leave her alone?