The Walking Dead is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series for AMC based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard. The series features a large ensemble cast as survivors of a zombie apocalypse, trying to stay alive under near-constant threat of attacks from the mindless zombies, colloquially known as "walkers". However, with the fall of humanity, these survivors face conflict from other living survivors who have formed groups and communities with their own sets of laws and morals leading to hostile conflict between the human communities. Andrew Lincoln played the series's lead character, Rick Grimes, until his departure during the ninth season. Other long-standing cast members have included Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Josh McDermitt and Christian Serratos; the series is broadcast on AMC in the United States and internationally through the Fox Networks Group. The series premiered on October 31, 2010.
The tenth season premiered on October 6, 2019, has been renewed for an eleventh season. AMC stated their intent to continue further development of related media. A spinoff series Fear the Walking Dead premiered on August 23, 2015, is renewed for a sixth season. A second spinoff, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, is set to premiere in early 2020. AMC has announced plans for three films to follow Rick's story after Lincoln's departure; the Walking Dead is produced by AMC Studios within the state of Georgia, with most filming taking place in the large outdoor spaces of Riverwood Studios near Senoia, Georgia. The series was adapted from the comic by Frank Darabont, who served as the showrunner for the first season. However, conflicts between Darabont and AMC forced his departure from the series, and, subject to multiple lawsuits by Darabont and others. Following Darabont, Glen Mazzara, Scott M. Gimple, Angela Kang have all served as showrunners. Beginning with its third season, The Walking Dead has attracted the most 18- to 49-year-old viewers of any cable or broadcast television series, though viewership has declined in seasons.
The series has been well received by critics, although reception has declined as the series has progressed. It has been nominated for several awards, including the Writers Guild of America Award for New Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama; the Walking Dead takes place after the onset of a worldwide zombie apocalypse. The zombies, colloquially referred to as "walkers", shamble towards living humans and other creatures to eat them. Although it seems that only humans that are bitten or scratched by walkers can turn into other walkers, it is revealed early in the series that all living humans carry the pathogen responsible for the mutation; the mutation is activated after the death of the pathogen's host, the only way to permanently kill a walker is to damage its brain or destroy the body, such as by cremating it. The series centers on sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes. While in a coma, the world has been taken over by "zombies." He becomes the leader of a group of survivors from the Atlanta, region as they attempt to sustain and protect themselves not only against attacks by walkers but by other groups of survivors willing to use any means necessary to stay alive.
Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes wakes from a coma discovering a world overrun by zombies. After befriending Morgan Jones, Rick travels alone to Atlanta to find his wife Lori, his son and his police partner and best friend, Shane Walsh, encountering other survivors; the group travels to the Centers for Disease Control, but find from the sole remaining CDC member that no cure exists for the epidemic. Traveling from Atlanta, Rick's group takes shelter at Hershel Greene's farm while they search for Carol's missing daughter, Sophia. Tension between the survivors worsen after it is discovered that Hershel has kept friends and family turned into zombies, including Sophia, in his barn. Rick learns that Shane and Lori were romantically involved at the outset of the apocalypse, Shane and Rick's friendship becomes unhinged when Lori reveals that she is pregnant. Rick is forced to kill Shane in self-defense; the noise draws zombies, forcing Hershel's surviving family to evacuate the farm. Eight months after fleeing Hershel's farm, Rick's group finds a prison, which they clear of zombies to make their new home.
Lori dies in childbirth, Rick becomes withdrawn. Meanwhile, Andrea is rescued by Michonne and the two discover Woodbury, a fortified town led by a man known as the Governor, he learns of Rick's group at the prison, leading to conflict between them. Rick's group raids and destroys Woodbury, but the Governor has Andrea killed and escapes. Woodbury's citizens live with Rick's group at the prison. Several months after the Governor's attack, a deadly flu kills many of the people at the prison; the Governor finds his former right-hand men and kills them, taking over their group and destroys the prison. Rick's group are forced to separate and flee, but not before Hershel and the Governor are killed; the survivors divide, face their own trials and meet new faces before finding signs pointing to a safe haven called Terminus. One by one, they reunite at Terminus. Rick discovers the residents of Terminus engage in cannibalism, but the group overwhelms Terminus and reunite; some are injured and kidnapped to Grady, a hospital run by corrupt doctors.
When the survivors recover, they are approached by Aaron, inviting them to join a fortified commu
Giorgos Bratanis, better known by his artistic name "Cayetano" is a Greek musician. He performs as a DJ worldwide. Since Bratanis was young, he was involved with several indie bands and at the same time he was studying music. In 1995 he was a member of the popular band "Stroggylo Kitrino", they released two albums, "Stroggylo Kitrino" in 1996 and "O Ksenos" in 1999 from the legendary "Lazy Dog Records". In 2000 he started travelling all over Europe and stayed in Barcelona until 2004. There he worked with several Spanish groups as a pianist and a bassist, toured with them in Spain, wrote music for theater and cinema, made the dub-triphop-jazz oriented "Cayetano" project, his first album, "Mr. White", was released in vinyl from the German label "Kinky Lounge" back 2001. Another album, "Cayetano", followed in 2003 from the same label, it was the time. In 2004 he made Sala Sonora Records. In 2006 he released from his own label, the "Focused" album, which made him well-known to the public, he toured all over Europe, the album was voted as one of the best albums of 2006 in more than 30 major radio stations in 14 countries.
In the same year and because of this album, Cayetano was nominated for the French Prizes "Prix Radiophonie". In 2008 Cayetano signed with the label "Etage Noir" and produced Loopa Scava's album "Loopa Scava meets Cayetano - Up and Down", a massive success on the underground trip hop scene; this brought him to the top of the European scene, the press was putting him near to big artists such like Bonobo and Wax Tailor. In the meantime he did remixes for well-known artists such like Parov Stelar, Timewapr Inc.. Ancient Austronauts. In 2009 he released "The Big Fall" album, his appearance in major festivals gave him the reputation he needed and he got numerous sold out gigs, his tracks are on the most popular compilations and programs on TV. In October 2010, Cayetano signed with "Klik Records" and released the album "Back Home" two months later. Four months after the release, the “Back Home Tour” begun. On October 8, 2012, Cayetano released, "Once Sometime" whilst the remixed version of the album was released on January 13, 2014 on Klik Records new sub-label Pale Sound Records.
He appeared on the same stage with artists such as Bonobo, Parov Stelar, Dj Krush, Alice Russell, Koop, Dj Bootsie, Dj Food, Dj Shadow, Kormac and Morcheeba In 2006, Cayetano formed the "Cayetano Live Band" right after the release of the "Focused" album, with 11 musicians on stage. Nowadays, the band consists of 6 musicians on stage and 1 FOH technician. Giorgos "Cayetano" Bratanis Georges Perin Dimitris Tselios Alex Papoulidis John Bell Thomas Kostoulas Leo Beilis Themis Veleni Christos Manuel Tasos Peltekis Cherry Piker Yannis Stolakis Alex Archodis Ilias Girbas Dimitris Dalezis Giorgos Aggelakis Cayetano is known for his DJ sets in which he combines dub with Latin and funky grooves. Sometimes he appears together with Dimitris Tselios. Babylon On Fire feat. NEK The Better Man Mall Fever Memoirs "Back Home Tour" Day Boy Stroggylo Kitrino - Stroggylo Kitrino Stroggylo Kitrino - O Ksenos Cayetano - Mr. White Cayetano - Cayetano Cayetano - Focused Cayetano - The Big Fall Cayetano - Back Home Cayetano - Once Sometime Cayetano - Once Sometime Remixed Cayetano - The Right Time Cayetano – Melanie Giorgos Stavrianos - Codes Loopa Scava Meets Cayetano - Up And Down SWORR.
Jack the Nipper is a video game by Gremlin Graphics released in 1986 for ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX. It was followed by Jack the Nipper II: In Coconut Capers; the character is loosely based on the British comic strip character Sweeny Toddler. Jack the Nipper is a side-view flip screen game with puzzle platform elements; the graphics are rendered in 2D, but an illusion of depth is achieved by allowing characters to move forward and back within the playing area. The player controls a naughty child who wants to break the record for naughtiness, he needs to carry out various wicked pranks on the unsuspecting inhabitants of his town, but if he comes into contact by angry adults he will be spanked. With each spanking his "nappy rash" meter increases, if it grows too high Jack loses a life. Contact with the monsters and ghosts which inhabit the town will increase the nappy rash; the game went to number 2 behind Ghosts'n' Goblins. Sinclair User described it as having a "Wallyish style reminiscent of Pyjamarama, running wild through the village, searching houses and gardens for objects you can use to create havoc elsewhere", in an environment populated by "Beano"-type characters.
The review noted how it was "tempting when you come across a well-tended garden and you just happen to have a bottle of weed killer... And there's the tin of glue and the false teeth factory..."ZX Computing praised the graphics. The Spectrum version was voted number 40 in the Your Sinclair Readers' Top 100 Games of All Time. Starting in April 1987, Your Sinclair magazine published a monthly comic strip based on the character. Jack the Nipper at SpectrumComputing.co.uk Jack the Nipper at Lemon 64 Jack the Nipper at C64.com Jack the Nipper at JuegoTk