I love my monsters, sacred or straight up.
I'm not as fond of zombies as I am of vampires. Vampires are urbane shape-shifters, sophisticated, seductive and nattily dressed.
Unlike vampires, their undead brethren, zombies don't age well. Their muscle tone is shot. The rotting ghouls just groan and lumber about, except for the most highly evolved, who precede a meal with a succinct request: "Brains!"