Skip to comments.It's All Over: Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Worlds
Posted on 11/23/2012 7:29:56 PM PST by EveningStar
If some fringe theorists have their way, Earth has just over a month to live...
While rumors fly online about the Dec. 21 date, Mayan apocalypse believers are hardly the first to imagine the world ending. Here are some of the inventive and terrifying post-apocalyptic futures ever portrayed in literature and film...
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I’m a FReeper of the apocalypse (sign up date) but I’m still awaiting word from the other 3. So far, nuthin.
I’ve gotta say “The Road” is probably the single most depressing movie I’ve ever seen.
George Orwell gets the trophy, as far as I’m concerned.
Not only was his apocalyptic vision inventive, it was also enormously prescient, even if his timing was off by a few years.
And use bottle caps for money!
Orwell wins but... the runners up are close behind.
Brave New World on the culture front
Atlas Shrugged on nailing the bad guys
LOL! Hell’s comin’ to breakfast!
A great game!
No Earth Abides? No Terminator? Bah!
>>Ive gotta say The Road is probably the single most depressing movie Ive ever seen.
It’s “Animal House” compared to “Melancholia”. But the final end of the world scene is pretty cool.
Detroit should be on that list.
Regardless which one you think is more likely, The New World will be the same as the Old one....
As he described the various calamities (Such as a tidal wave washing across Florida from the Atlantic to the Gulf) the hostess (who, with her husband, were planning to move to Florida in next year) turns to her husband and says in her finest "dumb blonde" voice (She's no dumb blond) "Vin, that's going to put a real damper on our Florida plans!"
I just fell out laughing!
When I sent them a card for their housewarming, I did this Photoshop for the front:
Yes, both highly enlightening - and highly literary - works.
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