From the Note to Self blog.
Ex-Heroes is ostensibly a zombie apocalypse novel, but it’s got something that sets it apart, or really many somethings. Things with names like The Mighty Dragon, Stealth, Gorgon, Cerberus, Regeneraor and Zzzap, or to put it another way, superheroes.
A review of Elegy Beach by Steven R Boyett, the squel to his novel Ariel.
The year is 2137. Two hundred years ago — in our time, more or less — Eurasia fought a war to end all wars, a war that meant, for all intents and purposes, the end of the Old World. Published in 1916.
I’d been keeping an eye on the book Day by Day Armegeddon by JL Bourne for a while, but it was really hard to find a copy unless you were willing to pay big bucks for it on Ebay or something
Neon City from 1991 is Stagecoach in the post-apocalypse, with toxic clouds, concentrated sun storms, and a few Mad Max-style road chases thrown in to keep the characters on their toes.
Wikipedia’s list of Apocalyptic films begins with a film called End of the World from 1916, and…
Pulling Through by Dean Ing is a classic nuclear war survival story from 1983, but also a practical “how to survive” guide.
Time Enough At Last by Lynn Venable – The short story from 1953 that served as the basis for the classic Twilight Zone episode.
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…
A Day Called X is a dramatized CBS documentary film set in Portland, Oregon, in which the entire city is evacuated in anticipation of a nuclear air raid.
A series of audio dramas released as part of a campaign to convince the American public to accept a plan to put all nuclear weapons under United Nations control.