This is one for all you fans of ruins, or post-apocalytic imagery – A lecture entitled Life in Ruins by Dr Robert Macfarlane.
Review of 28 Days Later – The Rage, a fan-made short film that takes place in the 28 Days Later universe.
“Ozymandias” is a sonnet written by the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. It was first published in the 11 January 1818 issue of The Examiner of London.
The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826.
You’re all alone in a deserted city. You walk down an empty street, yearning for the sight of one living face—one moving figure. Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror has only begun. Published in 1953.
Scourge of an Agnostic God is a straight up EMP-event post-apocalyptic novel, complete with societal collapse, starvation, plague, and normal everyday people taking up arms to protect their homes and their families.
The World Set Free is a novel published in 1914 by H. G. Wells. The book is considered a prophetical novel foretelling the advent of nuclear weapons.
In the near future, Everytown is hit by a war which drags on for decades, resulting in a mysterious illness and a quasi-medieval society. Adapted by H.G. Wells from his book. “Described audio” from the Movies for the Blind podcast.
From 1951. The pleasant little American city of Middletown is the first target in an atomic war – but instead of blowing Middletown to smithereens, the super-hydrogen bomb blows it right off the map – to somewhere else!
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.
I’m about 2/3s through Batman: No Man’s Land, and I know I’ll finish this one; it’s excellent, way above what I was expecting.
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.