Boing Boing covers ‘cannibal fever’




Responding to “cannibal fever,” CDC denies existence of zombies


‘CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead (or one that would present zombie-like symptoms),” wrote the US government agency spokesman David Daigle in an email to The Huffington Post.’


Cannibal news: MMA fighter, high on ’shrooms, ate friend’s still-beating heart


California judge has determined that a 27-year-old mixed martial arts
fighter accused of killing his friend and sparring partner “by ripping
his still-beating heart from his chest after gruesomely beating and
torturing” him is mentally fit to stand trial. Prior to the attack, the
two had consumed mushroom tea. There have been an awful lot of news
stories like this one, this week.


Another cannibal in the news


‘A professor at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute is being held for
reportedly cutting off his wife’s lips and eating them, according to the
Sydney Morning Herald. She was allegedly having an affair. From the Baltimore college student who allegedly ate his housemate’s brain and heart to Miami’s nude face-eater to Montreal’s animal-torturing, human dismembering porn star, it’s quite a week for grotesque murders and crazed cannibalism.’