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Adapted for audio from the short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. Part of the Dimension X anthology series.

The Star by H. G. Wells

The people of Earth awaken to the notion that a strange luminous object has erupted, into the Solar System, after much disturbing the normal orbit of the planet Neptune. Published in 1897.

On the 8th Day – Nuclear Winter Documentary (1984)

“On The 8th Day” is chilling, a result entirely consistent with its aim. The one-hour documentary explores the possible ecological and atmospheric consequences of nuclear war, particularly as they would be expressed in a ”nuclear winter.” Darkness would shroud the Northern Hemisphere; temperatures would fall. The planet would survive, but not as a hospitable place.

A Pail of Air by Fritz Leiber

“A Pail of Air” is a science fiction short story by Fritz Leiber which appeared in the December 1951 issue of Galaxy Magazine and was dramatized on the radio show X Minus One in March 1956.

Destructomundo Podcast on

I started this blog, called Doomorama back then, in October of 2005.  One of my inspirations for starting a post-apocalyptic blog was a new podcast that had started just a few months before, covering most of the same topics that I was interested in, called Destructomundo.