According to Fox News, the zombie apocalypse has arrived and it is gnawing through the culture of America. Dr Manny Alvarez recently released a report on Fox News claiming that America's obsession with zombies and the zombie apocalypse is distracting us from "music, education, science or the classics." He also went on to claim that, "Entertainment should help us soothe our brains so that we can ease our minds of some of the stress from our daily lives... Wake up and smell the coffee. Stop obsessing over eating brains and focus on cultivating your own."

Fox News is of course the authority on cultivating brains.

The Huffington Post replied here, pointing out that a lot of zombie culture references "consumerism" and that America generally becomes obsessed with zombies when we begin to emerge from a recession.

Is it possible that Fox News is right? Are zombies hurting America? The only way to know for certain is to look at a few examples of zombies in American pop culture and see what sort of damage they've caused.

The following list are the best examples of how zombies are destroying american pop culture.

1)

16 And Pregnant

If you are watching this show there is a good chance you need brains. If you are on this show, there is a ONE HUNDRED percent chance you needed a brain.

2)

Snooki

Would you believe there's a video of Snooki in an interview farting, admitting she's pregnant and that she also has a urinary tract infection? It's real. Look it up.

3)

Kanye West

Recently Kanye West was quoted as saying, "That mountain goes really, really high," he continued. "And if I slipped … You never know. And I think about it. I think about my family and I'm like ‘Wow, this is like being a police officer or something, in war or something.'"

Many combat veterans and police officers in America then replied to Mr West by saying, "Shuttup." followed by, "We all saw that music video Bound 2, and if we did our jobs as bad as that video was, America would explode and then sink into the ocean." Most veterans did agree though that his music is pretty good.

4)

Skrillex

Your music is giving my ears cancer and the fashion you have inspired looks like backyard wrestling and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome are vomiting in each other's mouths.

5)

Congress

So there you go prime examples of how zombies are hurting America. I guess Fox News was right, huh? <-- Man that is just weird to type.

Zombie Photo Credit dzingeek (flickr)... the rest.. hell I forgot... maybe google or something?