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…
Today I treated myself to a one-two punch of good old fashinoned cold war era nuclear war…
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.
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.
In this episode I joined Shawn of PostApocalypticMedia.com to talk about the week’s post-apocalyptic news. We talked about the new season of War of the Worlds, the upcoming WOOL series on Apple TV+, and then a non-spoiler discussion of Sweet Tooth on Netflix.
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.
Even though The Long Loud Silence wasn’t exactly what I was expecting, I’m still happy to have read it, and to be able to cross it off my list. If you happen to come across a copy for a good price, I would definitely suggest you pick it up.
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.