Zombies Attack Random House, Possibly in Honor of Colson Whitehead

Employees throughout Random House’s imprints bravely fought off a zombie invasion today, using the hashtag #RHZombies to coordinate their efforts. Coincidentally, Colson Whitehead’s Zone One was released today

Videos of the incident include locking up the first zombie in the Doubleday conference room, rescuing Pam from A. A. Knopf’s floor, and squishing Shannon in the high-density stacks. Luckily, Random House corporate started handing out the antidote just in time…

You can view the highlights on the Storify summary of the incident, or you can see the entire exchange on Twitter at the #RHZombies hashtag. Mr. Whitehead posted a good one about Maxwell Perkins, while USA Today got in on the fun and Galley Cat caught on quickly.