Browsing All posts tagged under »apocalypse«

The Next Step in Human Evolution

October 30, 2012 by


Sometimes I wonder why we all seem so convinced that this is the next step. Perhaps it’s because so many people already look like zombies — shuffling feet, dead eyes… I read a story that was the vampire apocalypse the other day and to start with I had to keep reminding myself: vampires, not zombies. Because my brain just seemed […]

Just in Case the End of the World Comes While You’re Out…

July 16, 2012 by


So just in case that whole Mayan-calendar-ending thing really does herald the end of the world, or, you know, if you want to be prepared for your everyday kind of apocalypse, these guys have put together an end-of-the-world survival kit. Crafted and designed in Mexico, in the most cheerful of colours. End of the world […]

How the Apocalypse Happens

February 9, 2012 by


Paul S: Are you still looking for good names? Me: I am always looking for names. I have a collection. I chloroform them and pin them to the wall and cackle with glee. Paul S: Hopefully they “go to sleep and never wake” from the chloroform — rather than wake up pinned to a collection […]

Do You Ever Stop and Think as You’re Leaving the House: “In Case the Apocalypse Comes While I’m Out, this Coat Won’t Be Warm Enough…”?

November 18, 2011 by


Do you lie in bed planning your day and rehearse your parents’ eulogies just in case you’re called upon to make them at short notice? Do you think about what your future self would have to say to validate their identity when they travel through time to give you advice?  Have you thought about how […]