We asked Dr. Lewis Dartnell, author of the book The Knowledge, to clue us in to some of the crucial knowledge needed to rebuild a civilization.Read More
If you haven’t heard yet, Ragnarok is tomorrow! Yes, the mythical Norse apocalypse has finally come to end this cycle on planet Earth – or Midgard as the fickle Norse pantheon knows it. Notice, however, that I’m not saying it’s the end of the world. To quote Man, Myth & Magic: Volume 6, P. 817, [...]Read More
Annalee Newitz is the author of Scatter, Adapt, and Remember. She recently took a few minutes from her busy tour schedule to discuss the predictability of catastrophic events and how we might survive them.
In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid [...]
I grew up plagued with fears about the end of the world. I was an eighties kid, and it seemed sometimes like a barrage of Soviet nuclear warheads hung over my head like the Sword of Damocles. I bet that if you asked a Russian man of my age he’d probably say the same thing [...]Read More
Peter Clines is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Clines is the author of Ex-Patriots, available now:
It’s been two years since the plague of ex-humans decimated mankind. Two years since the superheroes St. George, Cerberus, Zzzap, and [...]
To celebrate this worldwide holiday of all things STAR WARS, we’ve posted the first chapter of the highly anticipated new novel from Troy Denning!Read More
I love post-apocalyptic films, so suffice it to say that I’m pretty darn excited about the new film After Earth.
From what I’ve heard about the film, it’s set in a future where humanity has colonized the stars after Earth was rendered uninhabitable following a global cataclysmic event. One thousand years in the future, Earth has [...]
Troy Denning is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Denning is the author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse, available now:
In the stunning finale of the epic Fate of the Jedi series, Jedi and Sith [...]
If given the chance to see the future, would you accept? James Dashner, author of ‘The Kill Order,’ weighs out the pros and cons.Read More