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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.

This is Not a Test (1962)

Late one night on a rural road in the western US, a policeman sets up a roadblock and begins stopping all traffic. When several cars and a big truck have stopped, he and the others learn the reason for this roadblock…

Watched Fail Safe – Live teleplay from 2000

Fail Safe aired on CBS on April 9, 2000, as a live teleplay, broadcast in black and white to call back to the time it takes place. It was the first live drama aired on CBS in almost 40 years, and the occasion called for a cast of notable actors. Richard Dreyfus as the president, with George Clooney, Harvey Keitel, Don Cheadle, Brian Dennehy, Sam Elliot and Noah Wyle rounding out the performers.