Thinking about the possibility of Mitt Romney winning the election. . . thinking about the four states whose voters will decide on marriage equality. . . . thinking about the balance of power in Congress. Yes, I’m shivering, and it’s not because of the small ghouls and goblins who will be showing up at my door tonight.

My son is dressing up as Captain America, so in his honor I offer you this video of Avengers’ director Joss Whedon, who has decided to face his fears and simply prepare for the possibility of a post-election zombie apocalypse.