To promote the new season of zombie thriller The Walking Dead, which returns (minus executive producer Frank Darabont) for season 2, AMC shills are currently on the Third Street Promenade (near Arizona in front of the Coffee Bean) giving away free red velvet cupcakes. Sweet schwag! That's the kind of bribery we like. We're told they'll be there until 3 p.m. or util the cupcakes run out.
It would be more thematically appropriate to give away sweetbreads, wouldn't it, but not many tourists would go for that. Still, it would be fun to watch them take that first bite.
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