Greetings From The End Of The World

If what all those unscrupulous “new age” authors and their acid-casualty devotees say is true, we are only a week away from the end of the world as we know it. As much as I want to believe that this nightmare known as civilization is about to get put out if its misery, I can’t quite convince myself of it.… [Read more]

Pre-Gaming For The Apocalypse

Ever since the start of the year 2012, I’ve been entertaining/freaking myself out by pondering the prospect of an impending apocalypse. Do I believe in that new-agey Mayan calendar misinterpretation nonsense? Heck no. But you must understand something: I was raised on B-movies, comic books, dystopian futuristic novels and punk rock. Whether it was horror flicks about hostile zombie takeovers, paranoid ‘80’s hardcore nuclear fallout anthems, or William Burroughs’ opiate-fueled ranting, visions of the fast-approaching collapse of civilization have been digging their claws into my brain from day one, and they’ve played no small part in shaping my outlook on current events.… [Read more]