A new way to portray politics

Nikki Jagerman

Do not sit in front of Pee Wee Herman during this movie.

‘Zombie Strippers,” starring Jenna Jameson and Robert Englund, is the sexiest attack on the Bush Administration to date. Director Jay Lee has turned a story of a strip club into a metaphor for the war in Iraq.

A chemo-virus that turns its victims into zombies makes its way through an illegal strip club after a government worker mauls Jameson as she’s dancing, biting through her throat and spreading the infection.

Becoming a zombie makes Jameson absolutely irresistible to her audience and brings more money to the club.

The other strippers want to die and become zombies after seeing how well Jameson is doing, which works out well for both parties.

Criticisms of the current economic and military policies weave throughout the film.

The zombies and their victims represent the US soldiers who are unnecessarily killed in the war, propelled by the perks of a wartime economy.

The Bush Administration is referred to as a “team of f***-ups” who see no problem in sacrificing innocent lives.

The treatment and employment of illegal immigrants from Mexico is also tied into the story’s message.

Englund’s character exploits his power over an immigrant employee and furthers racial stereotypes.

Serving the same comedy horror-loving audience that loved “Snakes On a Plane,” “Zombie Strippers” delivers both ridiculous gore and hilarious dialogue: “They’re zombies…No, they’re strippers…They’re zombie strippers!”

However, the movie does have its clever moments, including Jameson’s understanding of Nietzsche after her death.

Between the pseudo newscasts from Bush’s fourth term as president, Arnold Schwarzenegger serving as his vice president and the zombie dance-off, during which Jameson shoots ping-pong and pool balls out of a certain decaying orifice, “Zombie Strippers” is both entertaining and enlightening

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