Best Apocalyptic Fiction Earth Abides by George R. Stewart Plague – I read this book about four years ago and it has stuck with me since. If i think of Apocalyptic fiction, this is the book I think of above all others. See the wikipedia article on it for further information. I will eventually review
Book: End of the Line by Lara Frater Rating: Four of of Five Stars Summary: A worldwide flu epidemic has not only decimated the population but a small percentage of flu victims have returned as zombies. A group of survivors hiding in a warehouse store on Long Island need to not only deal with the zombies
Air raid sirens, or warning sirens, scare the living daylight out of me. A few years ago, I moved to my current home, which is near a major military base. Little did I know that there was a bloody air raid siren right near my house, by about 500 feet, on top of the firehouse.
This was one of the more interesting documentaries I’ve watched in a long while. It discusses from a modern perspective what would happen if there was an outbreak of smallpox in today’s world. The documentary is called “Outbreak: anatomy of a plaque” I watched this on netflix, but if you don’t have netflix and would
An Inconvenient Tax – Movie Trailer from Life Is My Movie on Vimeo. This is just the trailer for it. The actual documentary you can find on Netflix (for free) and on Amazon (not so free, you can rent it or buy it). Synopsis: The American income tax has been pivotal through wars, economic booms,
Bruce Springsteen has always been a voice for normal people..for people who work for a living and aren’t living some fancy smootin life of rich people. While I’ve never been a big fan of this singer, there are some songs by him that I greatly appreciate. This song, “Death to My Hometown” is off his
Had to share as this was downright adorable.
Edit: FUNDED! I love watching kickstarter campaigns and seeing what people come up with and if they get funded or not. Below is a kickstarter that only has three days left for funding and it requires about $565.00 until it hits its goal. It’s a comedy about a theatre troupe trying to survive a zombie
Nature, red in wheel and fender. Birds in Nebraska have evolved shorter wings, which may help them avoid dying on roads by taking off quickly and darting away from cars. Eighty million US birds are killed by traffic each year. Cliff swallows (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) have taken to nesting on road bridges, so may be especially
Y2K? A bust. Judgment Day 2011? As quiet as a mouse. The Mayan apocalypse? Certainly not now. As they have throughout history, failed doomsday predictions come and go. But with the Pope resigning, anasteroid whizzing near the planet Friday (Feb. 15) and a completely unrelated space rock exploding over Russia, it seems a good time to ask: