“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.
Originally published as Los Caminantes in 2009, The Wanderers is one of Spain’s top selling apocalyptic novels, and is now available for the first time in an English translation.
From the Note to Self blog.
I just finished the audiobook of Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer, and really enjoyed it.
A trio of time travelers goes back in time to try to prevent the nuclear apocalypse that has ravaged the planet, which they believe can be achieved by assassinating just one man – Albert Einstein.
I’ve been doing a lot of digging around for early examples of post-apocalyptic media, and just came across this A Short Vision on YouTube.
Short review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell.
If you’re a fan of this blog, chances are decent that you’re also a fan of Stephen King’s The Stand. But if for some reason you haven’t ever read it, here’s a guest post by Lazarus of Lazarus’ Lair doing his part to explain why you should.
Wow, yeah, ok… that was… um… that was something alrght. I’m not sure what it was, but it was sure something; something very wierd and very strange.
Based on the short story by Frederick Brown the story starts and ends with “The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…”
This would be a great article, even if I wasn’t quoted in it. You can read the original post, the most recent in a series of posts about post apocalyptic literature and audiobooks, on The Guilded Earlobe.
So apparently someone was nice enough to let their good friend, The Internet, borrow their full DVD quality rip of Zombieland, and then The Internet passed it on to me. And I’m glad they did, because it’s a great flick.