Lemme tell you a little story about one of the places I’ve lived.
In the late 1980s, my family moved to a subdivision that abutted a country fairground. 51 weeks of the year, it was pretty quiet and peaceful. For ONE crazy week, however, it became almost impossible to get around, because of the location. We got used to having to deal with being blocked in our own driveway by overzealous fairgoers who couldn’t be bothered to pay for parking, which was an incredibly unreasonable two or three bucks, granted. Hell, I wouldn’t have done it either. (ed: sarcasm)
Being trapped in your own home is just one of the difficulties that people whose town is the location setting for a popular TV show have to deal with on a daily basis. There’s also rabid fans of the show taking souvenirs, for one thing, which tends to, oh, drive down the value of your neighborhood, among other annoyances. Or tour groups tromping through your flower garden.
This article goes behind the scenes, in the town that plays as the setting for pretty much everything in The Walking Dead. Let’s just say this anonymous contributor has all my sympathies. If you have ever wondered what it was like to live the glamorous life, READ ON. 🙂
– Todd Berryman
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