The Walking Dead


Now that the second series of apocalyptic zombie drama The Walking Dead hits the TV screens, I consider it my duty to inform Hooting Yard readers of an important fact. Lead actor Andrew Lincoln, pictured above in the guise of his character, sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes, is the son-in-law of Jethro Tull luminary Ian Anderson.

I hope the scriptwriters have taken inspiration from the family connection. In a future episode I shall expect to see a flute-playing zombie standing on one leg.

4 thoughts on “The Walking Dead

  1. I saw that pony-tailed, unipedal, progrock flautist in the personal finance pages somewhere – turns out he’s now an expert in personal finance. He became unusually and lastingly rich for a second-tier rock star by being very careful with his pennies.

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