What's on TV while the atomic bombs are in flight? [more inside]
I'm looking for some good armageddons. I'm MCing an End-of-the-World poetry reading on December 21st and I want to read a few short passages from apocalyptic texts. I've already settled on the Book of Revelations and Ragnarök, but I'd like to cast a wide net and find some non-Western and/or non-religious/mythological descriptions of the end times. Can you recommend a good doomsday for me to read?
Do You Want To Save The World? [more inside]
Would an expanding Sun really swallow the inner planets? [more inside]
Would the internet survive Armageddon? [more inside]
Where should I move in order to maximize my chances of surviving the apocalypse? [more inside]
Songs about the end times: tell me about songs whose lyrics give a sense, either overt or oblique, of the world ending, civilization collapsing, etc. [more inside]
Diabolical Brainstorm: what are ways, either real or imagined, that one could erase almost all human life on earth?
Diabolical Brainstorm: what are ways, either real or imagined, that one could erase almost all human life on earth? Don't worry. I'm not actually planning something. I'm curious about compiling a list of ways that humanity could be wiped out. This could be a real-world threat or a science fiction-type threat. [more inside]