Ebola and ‘The Walking Dead’ are trending tonight
— Barry Cunningham (@barrycunningham) October 12, 2014
You’d think Americans would want a break from the non-stop MSM coverage of Ebola and the threat of an uncontrollable disease, but nope. Fans of “The Walking Dead” are ready for Season 5 to begin, regardless of what’s happening on the national news:
— Elite Matt Ryan (@FauxMattRyan) October 12, 2014
— Whats Good Cleveland (@WGCtv216) October 12, 2014
— Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) October 12, 2014
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) October 12, 2014
— Eric Vale (@ericvale) October 12, 2014
— Chris Brown (@UncleSquishy) October 12, 2014
Guys, guys, keep the Ebola and Walking Dead tweets away from each other. You never know.
— Heron (@HeronSays) October 12, 2014
And comedian Patton Oswalt points out that both Ebola and “The Walking Dead” are trending:
So, The Walking Dead AND Ebola are both trending? That'll do, Twitter. That'll do.
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) October 12, 2014
We love to read about real infectious diseases AND escape into a dystopian future where an infectious disease has run amok.
Finally, “David Kahane” asks over on Facebook, “If THE WALKING DEAD isn’t the most conservative tv show in the history of television, then what is?”
That’s an interesting thought. We’ll have to watch if the show hits on conservative themes this year.
Tune in at 9:00 p.m., but until then, here are the first four minutes of tonight’s premiere that have already been released online: