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Toronto Joins Guinness World Record Attempt for Largest Simultaneous Dance of Thriller!


Toronto zombies have two reasons to get their shuffle on this October...

First up, the 5th Annual Toronto Zombie Walk is taking place this year on Sunday, October 21, at approx. 3.30pm. Starting location will be announced a bit later - check in with Thea and her monster-worshipping cohorts at torontozombiewalk.ca.

Then the following Saturday, Toronto zombies unite again - this time to join global forces in a worldwide attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Simultaneous Dance with Michael Jackson's "Thriller". More details are coming, but here's what I've been able to glean from craigslist and Thrill the World Toronto (the official site, Thrill the World, hasn't been updated since July - bad, bad, promoters):

October 27th, all day event at York University, show up, learn the Thriller dance, put on your zombie makeup and get ready to dance at 6pm sharp. There are 64 events, in 60 cities, in 15 countries, on 5 continents and the proceeds for Toronto's event will go to the Sick Kids Foundation.

Those of us who attended the Zombie Walk in 2005 got a taste of Thriller dance-action when hundreds of zombies unknowingly descended upon an anti-violence rally at Dundas Square. A clever DJ diffused the situation by spinnng Thriller - giving everyone a reason to dance but more importantly, giving us zombies the gentle cue to take our search for brains elsewhere...


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