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MegaDude

I've been a fan of the post-apocalyptic genre for as long as I can remember. Shows like Logan's Run, Ark II and Thundarr the Barbarian started me down the road. Movies like The Day After and Threads kept me going. And books like Alas, Babylon, Earth Abides and The Stand sealed the deal. I still try to keep up with new releases in the genre, but a good old-fashioned plague or nuclear apocalypse is still my favorite.

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 Archive.org

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.

There Will Come Soft Rains

An automated house faithfully continues its daily routines after its occupants – and the rest of humanity – have long gone. Story by Ray Bradbury. Part of the Dimension X anthology series. The BBC produced 4 versions of this story.

War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air. It was performed October 30, 1938.

Finis by Frank L. Pollack

Finis is the story of a new star that is discovered which turns out to be a new, hotter sun. It is a short, but hard hitting story which shows a man and woman, who stay up the night to watch the expected new star arise.