I’ve been doing a lot of digging around for early examples of post-apocalyptic media, and just came across this A Short Vision on YouTube.
The book’s protagonist is an amateur inventor or scientist living in London who is never named; he is identified simply as The Time Traveller. Published in 1895
Short review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell.
If you’re a fan of this blog, chances are decent that you’re also a fan of Stephen King’s The Stand. But if for some reason you haven’t ever read it, here’s a guest post by Lazarus of Lazarus’ Lair doing his part to explain why you should.
Wow, yeah, ok… that was… um… that was something alrght. I’m not sure what it was, but it was sure something; something very wierd and very strange.
Based on the short story by Frederick Brown the story starts and ends with “The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…”
This would be a great article, even if I wasn’t quoted in it. You can read the original post, the most recent in a series of posts about post apocalyptic literature and audiobooks, on The Guilded Earlobe.
They weren’t human–weren’t even related to humanity through ties of blood–but they were our heirs! Published in 1961.
So apparently someone was nice enough to let their good friend, The Internet, borrow their full DVD quality rip of Zombieland, and then The Internet passed it on to me. And I’m glad they did, because it’s a great flick.
Probably the greatest post-apocalyptic sports movie ever made, Salute of the Jugger is David Webb Peoples single directorial credit.
On a recent episode of Podcast at Ground Zero, Jarred mentioned that he was on the lookout for a British documentary called On the 8th Day, that had been shown in the US after the airing of Threads on TBS in 1984.