The Showrunner of Fear the Walking Dead Actually Can’t Deal With Gory Violence

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In shows with zombies, gratuitous violence often becomes a game of one-upmanship, with each kill needing to be more savage than the last in order to keep shocking viewers. You might think that Fear the Walking Dead showrunner Dave Erickson's surprisingly weak stomach for gore would hinder his coming up with new, more brutal deaths, but his unease has actually had an unusual effect on the editing process.