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Fri November 1, 2013
How To Jazz Up Your Diving Course? Add A Zombie Apocalypse
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
On this first day in November, Day of the Dead celebrations get underway - which brings us to our last word in business: zombies.
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Woody Tinslow, master diving instructor and zombie fan, has combined those enthusiasms to create America's first ever Zombie Apocalypse Diving Course.
INSKEEP: Yes. You too can get scuba-certified while being chased by zombie divers through hoops with dangling zombie body parts.
MONTAGNE: The Connecticut course has been so popular it spawned imitations in Hawaii, Kentucky, Arizona and even Guam.
INSKEEP: Explaining his unusual success, Mr. Tinslow says, zombies entice a younger crowd. Renee, we have to say this the proper way. (Monotone voice) : That's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
MONTAGNE: And I'm Renee Montagne. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.