Analysis | That Ohio protest photo looked like a zombie movie. Zombie movie directors think so, too.

The insatiable flesh-hunger of zombies wasn’t exactly on photographer Joshua A. Bickel’s mind when he was covering an anti-social-distancing protest at the statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday. But it was all that was on the, well, braaaaaains of people who saw Bickel’s work on social media, where the photo went viral for its parallels to classic zombie films. The Columbus Dispatch photographer’s image is frightening and compelling.

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