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Your Guide To The Best Cyber Monday Sales

Fashion

Check out the 80 deals you won’t want to miss

Ah, Black Friday—we meet again.

By this point, Black Friday shopping is a well-known ritual. As soon as we’re done digesting our Thanksgiving dinners, and basically every store in the country kicks off its own version of a super sale, we get ready to shop—or at least window shop. Whether in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday (e-commerce’s version of the infamous shopping date), or long weekend (that’s more like it!), there are many deals to be had and many freebies to be snatched.

Whether you love or hate the concept of this consumerist free-for-all, it's hard to deny the allure of a good deal. I mean, we have to get started on our holiday shopping anyway, don’t we?

Check out 80 sales you won’t want to miss in our best of Black Friday list, below.

A Peace Treaty
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide November 24 through 27 with code BLACKOUT.

Abercrombie & Fitch
The Deal: Take 50 percent off sitewide November 23 to 27, with other steals taking place (such as $25 sweaters and coats under $100) throughout the holiday weekend.

Absurda
The Deal: Every pair of sunglasses is $45 until November 27.

Adore Me
The Deal: Get your first set for $19.95, buy one-get one free sets, and up to $40 off select items starting November 23.

Adornia
The Deal: Take 40 percent off sitewide from November 24 to 27.

Ajaie Alaie
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code THANKFUL on November 24 and 27.

Amarilo
The Deal: On November 24, take 30 percent off with code TAKE30 from 12am to 5pm with savings up to 55 percent for the rest of the weekend. On November 27, take 25 percent off sitewide with code CYBER17, with free three-day shipping on orders $250 and over on November 27 to 30.

Archive Shoes
The Deal: Take 40 percent off sitewide from November 24 to 27.

Aritzia
The Deal: Take up to 50 percent off of select fall and winter items until November 27.

Ba&sh
The Deal: Take 25 percent off Fall/Winter 2017 on November 23 to 27.

Banana Republic
The Deal: Take 50 percent off regular-priced items in stores from November 22 to 26, and 50 percent off sitewide (includes sale items) from November 26 to 27.

Bandier
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide from November 23 to November 27.

Birchbox
The Deal: Take 10 percent off orders $30-plus, 15 percent off orders $50-plus, and 25 percent off orders $75-plus until November 28. Birchbox Ace members get 25 percent off all orders $30-plus.

Building Block
The Deal: Take 30 percent off seasonal styles on November 24.

Burton
The Deal: Take 20 percent off select items and receive free shipping from November 23 to 27, and receive free shipping on all orders on November 28.

Charlotte Simone
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide with code BLACKFRIDAY from November 24 to 27.

Charlotte Stone
The Deal: Take 40 percent off sitewide from November 24 to 27, with select styles up to 50 to 75 percent off on November 27.

Clarisonic
The Deal: Take 50 percent off all devices and receive a free Lancome Absolue BX Cream on November 24. On November 27, take 30 percent off devices and receive a free Lancome Energie de Vie Moisturizer. Also, all brush heads are buy one, get one free.

Clyde
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide and enjoy an extra 20 percent off sale items with code FRIDAY20 from November 23 to 27.

Creatures of Comfort
The Deal: Take 30 percent off Creatures of Comfort and select third-party brands on November 24 to 27.

Commando
The Deal: Take $50 off all purchases of $150 or more from November 22 through 27th with the code FRIDAY17.

Context
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide on November 23 to 27 with code FRIDAY30.

Cuyana
The Deal: On November 24, for every item sold online, the brand will donate one essential item to HEART. Bring in an item to stores to donate to charity in exchange for a $10 credit on purchases.

Dagne Dover
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide November 21 to November 29.

DHC
The Deal: Take 20 percent of sitewide from November 24 to 27.

Draper James
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sitewide and receive free shipping from November 24 to 28, with 25 percent of all proceeds to be donated to Girls Inc.

Edible Beauty Australia
The Deal: Take 30 percent off your purchase over $50 with code BLACKBEAUTY.

Experimental Jewellery Club
The Deal: Take $15 off purchases of $50 or more with code FRIDAYIMINLOVE until November 27.

Eyeko
The Deal: Take up to 50 percent off sitewide on November 24 and 27.

Frank Body
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide from November 24 to 27.

GHD
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sitewide from November 20 to 28.

Glossier
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide and enjoy free shipping from November 23 to 27.

The Great Eros
The Deal: Take 20 percent off November 24 to 26 online and in store with code NOIRFRIDAY, and take 30 percent off on November 27 with code CYBERTIME.

Haati Chai
The Deal: On November 24, take 30 percent off with code TAKE30 from 12am to 5pm with savings up to 55 percent for the rest of the weekend. On November 27, take 25 percent off sitewide with code CYBER17, with free three-day shipping on orders $250 and over on November 27 to 30.

Happy Plugs
The Deal: Take up to 40 percent off of popular products on November 24. Buy one get 10 percent off, buy 2 get 20 percent off, and buy 3 get 30 percent off (some exclusions apply) on November 27.

IMAGO-A
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code thankyou2017 from November 24 to 27.

Isola
The Deal: Take 35 percent off with code WINTER, plus free shipping, from November 24 to 27.

Katy Perry Footwear
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code FUNDAY30 from November 23 to 26, and take 30 percent off sitewide plus free next-day shipping with code CYBER from November 27 to 28.

Lacausa
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sitewide November 24 to 26 with code GRACIAS.

LeChat Nails
The Deal: Receive a free Double Agents set and free shipping with all orders $12.95 or more with code FREE4ME on November 27.

LEIMERE
The Deal: Take 40 percent off the cashmere collection with code BFCM40 from November 24 to 27.

Les Coquines
The Deal: Take 40 percent off sitewide from November 24 to 27.

Lonely Lingerie
The Deal: Take 30 percent off select items from November 24 to 27.

Loup
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code MERCI2017 from November 22 to 27.

Lulu & Georgia
The Deal: Take 25 percent off with code GOGOGO from November 23 to 26, or take 20 percent off with code CYBER from November 27 through December 3.

M.Gemi
The Deal: Take $50 off every pair in stores on November 24 and online on November 27.

MAKE Beauty
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sitewide with codes BLKFRIDAY25 (valid November 24 to 26) and CYBERMON25 (valid November 27 to 29).

Manduka
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sitewide from November 22 to 25, and take 40 percent or more off of apparel on November 27 (certain exclusions apply).

Milk Makeup
The Deal: Purchase all three Liquid Strobes for $30 on November 24, and enjoy $10 off of all kits on November 27.

MILLY
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide from November 22 through November 27 for orders greater or equal to $300 with the code THANKFUL17.

Minoux
The Deal: Take 25 percent off sale items with code EXTRA30 from November 24 to 26.

Monica Vinader
The Deal: Take 20 percent off everything in stores and up to 30 percent off select items online from November 24 to 27.

NARS
The Deal: Take 20 percent off all online purchases November 23 to 28.

Nikki Chasin
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide on November 24.

Of a Kind
The Deal: Take 15 percent off pre-packaged holiday gift sets until November 27.

OTEM
The Deal: 15 percent of sales from the Resist Collection will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

Outerknown
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide (excluding sale) from until November 27.

Parme Marin
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code PARMEBLACKFRIDAY on November 24.

Pause
The Deal: Take 20 percent off sitewide with code PAUSE20 from November 24 to 27.

Petite Studio
The Deal: Take 20 percent off all orders (and 25 percent off orders over $450) until November 27.

Rachel Roy
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide from November 22 to 25, or take 40 percent off sitewide from November 26 to 27. Tunics, leggings, and ruffle bombers will be on sale for $49.

Rebecca Taylor
The Deal: Take an extra 25 percent off any purchase in stores and sitewide (excludes LA VIE Rebecca Taylor) with code CELEBRATE from until November 27.

Reformation
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide from November 23 to 27.

Sakara Life
The Deal: Take 25 percent off any one meal delivery plan on November 24, and take $25 off every $100 spent in the Clean Boutique on November 27.

SaksOFF5TH
The Deal: Take an extra 50 percent off select apparel and accessories, plus an extra 60 percent off cold weather gear online on November 27.

Samuji
The Deal: Take up to 60 percent off items from November 24 to 27.

SENSO
The Deal: Take 15 percent off sitewide with code BLACK2017 from November 24 to 28.

Staud
The Deal: Take 50 percent off the FW17 collection (excluding bags) until November 27.

Stowaway Cosmetics
The Deal: Take 50 percent off sitewide on November 24.

Sustain Natural
The Deal: All Cyber Monday proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

Space NK
The Deal: Buy one, get one free on November 24 to 27 in stores and online.

Tadashi Shoji
The Deal: Take up to 40 percent off all merchandise (some exceptions apply) from November 24 to 27.

TARA
The Deal: Take 30 percent off sitewide with code SMALL30, valid from November 25 to 26, and code MONDAY30 from November 27 to 28.

Ted Baker
The Deal: Take up to 50 percent off in stores and online (selected lines, exclusions apply) from November 23 to 27.

Tobi
The Deal: Take up to 70 percent off select items from November 24 to 29.

Urban Decay
The Deal: Take 50 percent off sitewide plus free shipping on November 24 to 26, and take 50 percent off all Vice Lipsticks on November 27.

VereVerto
The Deal: Take 40 percent off sitewide on November 24 to 27.

Vita Fede
The Deal: Take up to 40 percent off select full price items and 70 percent off sale items on November 24 to 27.

Wolf & Badger
The Deal: Receive 10 to 50 percent off with code BLACKFRIDAY17 from November 24 to 27.

Wwake
The Deal: Take 20 percent off of select items on November 27, with 15 to 20 percent of proceeds going to Women in Need.

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"I am honored to share this bonding experience with my own daughter"

In a heart-warming Instagram photo, Serena Williams shares the history of hair braiding and the importance of the tradition. The tennis player shared a photo of herself braiding her daughter Olympia Ohanian's hair and spoke about how "honored" she was to be able to "add another generation" to the tradition of the practice.

The photo shows Williams attentively braiding her daughter's hair while Olympia smiles, obviously loving the experience. Williams noted that hair braiding was created by the Himba people in Namibia, Africa, and that "we have been braiding our hair for centuries." "In many African tribes braided hairstyles were a unique way to identify each tribe," she continued.

Williams pointed out that braiding is a bonding experience. "People would often take the time to socialize," she wrote. "It began with the elders braiding their children, then the children would watch and learn from them. The tradition of bonding was carried on for generations, and quickly made its way across the world."

Williams closed her post with a sweet message about her daughter, saying that she's "honored to share this bonding experience" with her.

See the post, below.

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The Stan Smiths are a must-have

Adidas just shared its capsule of sneakers paying tribute to Keith Haring, and TBH I can already feel my wallet emptying (and they're not even on sale yet). The new collection features three shoe silhouettes, all including the late artist's iconic imagery as embroidered designs.

The standout style of the collection is the Rivalry hi-top; with bright blue and orange stripes and piping along the edges, Haring's stars and cartoon bodies, in black thread, pop right off. If you're looking for something less over-the-top, the quirky white Nizza Hi RF sneakers show a snake wrapping around the back of the shoe and chasing one of Haring's cartoon bodies toward the toe. There's also a minimal embroidered design on the toe of a classic Stan Smith pair. Look a little more closely at the tongue though, and you'll notice the traditional image has been swapped with a caricature of Haring himself.

Peep the three silhouettes, below, and set your calendar for the official drop at the end of the month.

Adidas, Rivalry Hi Keith Haring Shoes, $120, available at Adidas starting at 10am EST on June 30.

Adidas, Nizza Hi RF Haring Shoes, $120, available at Adidas starting at 10am EST on June 30.

Adidas, Stan Smith Keith Haring Shoes, $120, available at Adidas starting at 10am EST on June 30.

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Hopefully this one will be typo-free

In an Instagram Live on Thursday, Taylor Swift announced that she would be creating a collaboration with fashion designer Stella McCartney inspired by her upcoming Lover album. Although she kept it vague, we can only assume that the two are working on a collection of luxe merch.

Swift noted in the announcement that she has been friends with McCartney "for a really long time," and that the designer already heard the new album. "I respect what she creates, how she creates it," Swift continued. "There's so much whimsy and imagination and romance to the clothing that she designs." Swift has been wearing McCartney's designs "a lot recently," so maybe we should have seen the collab coming.

One eagle-eyed fan pointed out that Swift wore Stella McCartney rainbow-hued shoes during her Wango Tango set. If the collab is anything like these shoes, you can bet I'll be copping it as quick as I can.

Swift detailed in her Instagram Live that the album Lover would be all about romance, which makes McCartney and her feminine designs perfect for the collaboration. We just hope that this collection doesn't have any typos, like some of Swift's "ME!" merch did.

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And spreads the message that "we all got crowns"

Late on Thursday, Taylor Swift dropped a new single, "You Need To Calm Down," and announced her forthcoming studio album, Lover, out this August. Following her lead single "ME!" Swift continues to spread her message of self-love and call out haters—particularly the homophobic ones—in this latest song.

Swift "ended homophobic locals," as one fan put it on Twitter, with one particular lyric: "'Cause shade never made anybody less gay."

Along with the song, Swift shared a lyric video via YouTube which made her sentiments even clearer. With her lyric, "Why are you made?/ When you could be glad?" she spelled "glad" as "GLAAD," referencing the queer media advocacy organization.

Swift sings of homophobic protestors in the second verse: "Sunshine on the street at the parade/ But you would rather be in the dark ages/ Makin' that sign must've taken all night." In the pre-chorus, she adds, "You just need to take several seats and then try to restore the peace/ And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate."

Swift additionally comments on women being pitted against each other—"We see you over there on the internet comparing all the girls who are killin' it"—asserting that "we all got crowns." There's nothing trolls can do to rain on her parade anymore.

One fan pointed out the possible symbolism of the crown lyric. In "Call It What You Want," track 14 on Reputation, she sings "They took the crown but it's alright." Now on "You Need To Calm Down," track 14 of Lover, she sings that there's not just one crown—we all have them.

Some fans are pointing to the double meaning of the track title. If I had a dollar for every time someone said those words to me in a totally condescending way, I'd probably be richer than her! What woman hasn't been told to calm down about an entirely not-calm situation or while expressing their distaste?

During Swift's live stream for the release of the song, she also announced a fashion collaboration with designer Stella McCartney, a peek of which we got during the singer's WangoTango performance.

Lover is set for August 23 release.

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"I was like, 'Did I sleep with this critic's girlfriend, or what?'"

The day I meet Jim Jarmusch, the sun hangs so bright and hot and yellow and solid in the sky that it's hard to believe that it will actually set at night. It's one of those New York June days that suggests we might be in permanent daylight; it's got a completely different feeling than the crepuscular atmosphere of Jarmusch's latest film, The Dead Don't Die, which takes place in a small town in what feels like one long twilight, maybe the last one.

But for today, Jarmusch and I are sitting at a table in a sun-filled restaurant, though we're in the shade. We're in a part of the city that used to be very punk rock, and is now very NYU, yet being there with Jarmusch, who looks so at home, like he's holding court in the booth (it helps that Larry Fessenden, an old friend of Jarmusch's and a writer/director/producer/actor, who appears in The Dead Don't Die, happens by the table to say hi), makes the area feel a little punk rock again, even with all the sun.

The Dead Don't Die is a very punk rock zombie movie, by which I mean: It's not very scary, but it is very cool, and even when it's sneering, it's a little bit tender. Starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Chloë Sevigny as a trio of small-town cops who fight back against a nascent zombie apocalypse caused by fracking, the film is cast with a who's who of Jarmusch regulars, like Steve Buscemi, Tilda Swinton, Iggy Pop, and Fessenden, to name a few; but it also features younger stars like Caleb Landry Jones, Selena Gomez, and Luka Sabbat—and there's a real earworm of a theme song, courtesy of Sturgill Simpson.

Below, I speak with Jarmusch about the movie, being a dilettante, and why he only reads his negative reviews—which is definitely one of the most punk rock things I've ever heard.

Photo by Gareth Cattermole/ Getty Images

This was filmed on a pretty condensed shooting schedule, right?
It was a very rough schedule. A very difficult one, actually.

We only had seven weeks to shoot, and we had to shoot Adam Driver out in three weeks because he had to be delivered to Star Wars, and the financing of the film was incredibly grueling and took a long time, so we were pushed so far that we had about one month of prep, and then three weeks with Adam. And then all these different actors coming in and out; I don't know how Carter and Josh, the two producers, organized it all. And then we'd shoot 15-hour days, and halfway through, I had walking pneumonia; I had two coats; it was 95 out; I was shaking. You know, just weird stuff like that. But it's all okay because we had such great people—our crew—everybody. And then, the visual effects were very taxing and complicated.

How did that all work together? Because there's more than one decapitated head.
Yeah, it's a mixture. First of all, we mixed prosthetics with makeup with masks for some of the zombie stuff, but all of those effects with the decapitations, we had to just imagine. So we had to choreograph everything and then only imagine kind of what it would be like, which was, for me, very abstract because I'm not very versed in visual effects. You know, you had to really kind of trust your instincts, because Adam Driver's chopping away with a machete with no blade.

It could've been a machete, it could've been a lightsaber, who knows? So, to what degree is this a sequel of Paterson with Adam Driver's character's last name being Peterson?
Well, I just do these things to amuse myself while writing, you know? Bill Murray in Broken Flowers was named Don Johnson, and in this, I gave him the name Cliff Robertson. Tilda Swinton's character is Zelda Winston. Rosie Perez is named Posie Juarez. You know, I'm just kind of amusing myself.

And Peterson, Paterson. While we were filming Paterson I was always teasing Adam that the next one, we would make was gonna be a sequel about a psychopathic murderous bus driver named Peterson. Tag line: "Get the fuck off my bus!" Or "Next Stop Hell!" You know, stuff like that. It's just to make them... I love trying to make Adam Driver laugh, because he has a very odd and wonderful sense of humor, but it's on the dry side, so I'm always joking around with him between work to try and see what makes him laugh.

But yeah, there's no sequel of any kind, and I don't think that way, and I don't plan, and I don't see my films from the past ever again. I just look toward the next thing.

Credit: Frederick Elmes/ Focus Features

What was the original concept for this? When did you start coalescing all of these different elements into knowing that you wanted it to be your next film?
Some years ago after Only Lovers Left Alive, Tilda kept teasing me, calling me, saying, "When do we do the zombies? When are we doing the zombies?" And in between I made Paterson and Gimme Danger, but then after those I started writing the zombie one, and my original conception was: I wanna make a film that's really funny and silly like Coffee and Cigarettes, where people talk about whatever nonsense I want them to, and I want to get actors I love, you know? So I thought, okay, if I make a zombie film, I can have a structure where different groups are cordoned off against the zombies, and the zombie attacks will be intermittent and not very long, so I'll have long lags where they're just stuck there, like in the house of The Night of the Living Dead, where they can talk about any kind of nonsense. So that was my first idea, and then when I started writing it, for some reason, I wanted to have a small town, Centerville, and I just followed my intuition, and it became this, I don't really know why beyond that.

What is it about small towns that make them the perfect setting for existential terror?
They're insular. They're kind of… everyone kind of knows each other. It's controllable by the characters. It's believable that everyone kind of know each other. I don't know. I'm not very good at analyzing that. And also, this is not a horror film because horror films use devices that are necessary to frighten people, like suspense, and then you get scared. We have no interest whatsoever in that. This is more of a metaphorical zombie film, but I would not call it a horror movie. It's a comedy with zombies with a kind of sad ending. Beyond that, I don't know what it is.

And horror nerds may not like it if they're expecting creepy, creepy, scary thing! They're not gonna get it. They're not gonna get that delivered to them.

What's interesting about it is seeing who fights back against this existential dread. Or, like, Chloë Sevigny's character, Mindy, doesn't fight, she is on her own separate trip, avoiding the end till she embraces it.
It's a character film. It's not even a plot film, really, although critics say that about all my films. But Chloë… it's a complicated thing, because when I first called Chloë, I told her... I wrote her a letter, and then she said, "Yeah, yeah I'd like to do this." And I said, obviously, this is not a feminist character. She's reactive. She's our sort of "Scream Queen." She screams like six times. But Chloë is the master of reaction, and I love watching her react.

She definitely feels like a stand-in for what a normal person would feel during these absurdist experiences, which is nice to have. It's not necessarily that you need a relatable character in a movie like this, but...
Yeah, but she's an empathetic human that's in a job with some authority, but in a small town where that means taking care of whatever, you know, as a police officer, pretty minimal [stuff]. There's not a lot of rampant crime or anything going on… or anything at all, really.

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A lot of people are going to be projecting tons of different meanings onto this film, like with all your films. To what level do you participate in that or pay attention to that? Or, once you're done making a film, is it just out there, and you just let people project onto it whatever they will?
I've always felt that anyone's interpretation of a film that I write and direct is probably more valid than my own. Because it's a funny thing, the beauty of films is going into a world—or a book or whatever—but going into a world that you don't know, and you are entering a world, and it takes you. And if you wrote it, and you were there filming it, and you're in the editing room every day for six months, the mix, and all that... I can never possibly see it. I like hearing what friends or people I know... I like Q and As after screenings because they have no agenda except their interest. I like that a lot, and I value that. I don't really like to read a lot of reviews unless they're really negative. I love the negative ones.

You do?
Yeah, because they must be very far from me in their perception of the world, and that is interesting to me. But I try not to read a lot...

I think you're probably the first person who I've ever spoken to who says they like to read the negative reviews.
I really like them. The worst one I ever got in my life, I laminated and used to carry in my wallet. It was a brief thing from a right-wing French [paper], maybe Le Figaro or something, of a film called Dead Man that we made, and they said—this is the English translation—"The French intelligence celebrates Jarmusch in the way death and blind parents would celebrate their retarded child. Jarmusch is 33 years old, the same age as Christ when he was crucified. We can only hope the same for his film career." I was like, Whoa! That is harsh! I'm keeping that one!

It gets personal.
But that was vicious. I was like, Did I sleep with this critic's girlfriend, or what? What happened? It was really... the knife was sharpened, you know.

That speaks to a very specific kind of agenda for sure.
A friend of mine Amos Poe, he's sort of a mentor of mine, a punk filmmaker, whatever, and when we were young when he made, in the late-'70s, one of his films—The Foreigner or Unmade Beds—the New York Times called it "the cinematic equivalent of kindergarten scribbling," and he put that on his posters and put "New York Times" and we were like punks, we were like, "Yes! Amos! That's great!"

I mean, it genuinely is a pretty great pull quote, and I think also a little bit oblivious to the charms of a kindergartener's scribbles and what the value is in that anyway.
Yeah, it was kind of accurate in a positive way, and they intended it as very negative.

In this film, there are so many actors who are veteran actors, but there are also a lot of younger actors. What do you like about the combination of that dynamic?
I just like the variety of sort of world perceptions—indicated in a very minor way when Bill Murray's character says, "I've known Hermit Bob since we were in junior high," and Adam's character says, "Oh, wow! That must've been like 50 years ago!" And Bill says, "Yeah. It was." But just the kind of difference of perception of age I find as I get older really interesting. And I'm very interested in young people, especially teenagers, because I think they form our sense of style, of music, of so many things, and yet they're kind of pushed around and treated badly and constantly told, "You don't know how the world really works! You're just a teenager!" But they gave us poetry. They gave us Mary Shelley and Rimbaud and chess masters, and all the great music comes a lot from teenagers. So I tried to keep a pulse, that's why the three teenagers, I would not let them turn into zombies. There are only four people [who don't get turned by zombies]: those three that are delinquents, and the Tom Waits character, who's already removed himself from the social order long before.

When the zombies become zombies, they all have one inciting thing that they're still pursuing in the real world. Do you have one thing that you think you would pursue if you were a zombie?
You know, it's hard because I'm a self-proclaimed dilettante. I'm interested in so many things, I don't know if I would be breaking into a bookstore, or if I would be in the alley outside of a movie theater, or if I would be trying to get into a guitar shop. I'm not sure. I have a lot of interests.

I mean there's a way in which it's a really tender portrayal of the human impulse to just seek out these things that they love.
It's not totally a critique; it's their vestigial memory of some things that they were drawn toward, whether it was power tools or oxycontin.

The Dead Don't Die is in theaters now.

Credit: Frederick Elmes/ Focus Features