Can I Get Brains with That?

Who's to blame for the recent spate of cannibalism? a) Zombies, b) Foodies

Illustration by Tomasz Walenta for TIME

Can I Get Brains with That? Who’s to blame for the recent spate of cannibalism? a) Zombies, b) Foodies

I've lived long enough to know that people occasionally do weird things for attention: rich actresses shoplift, basketball players name themselves Metta World Peace, musicians appear on Glee. But when six horrifying cannibalistic attacks occur at once, it is time to blame our culture. And because it is so easy to blame the culture, I have volunteered to do it.

At the end of May, a gay Canadian porn star posted a video in which he allegedly killed and ate parts of his boyfriend; a naked Miami man, in a public area covered by security cameras, ate the face of a...

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