Exclusive Report The latest Blood Moon occurred last night. No apocalypses were reported. Damn. Sorry religious nuts I was really hoping you’d be right about something for a change. But it’s not all doom and gloom! There’s always September! The Blood Moon April 4 on Twitter: Some creepy ancient aliens stuff is […]
Book Title: Five Days Dead | Author: James L. Davis | Publisher: Grayland Books | Published On: August 7th 2014 A refreshingly different entrant into the Post Apocalypse landscape and a talent to watch. The Earth Rages and Humanity is Hunted. In the New Age of Discovery, there are those who say the Earth has […]
Film Title: These Final Hours | Director: Zak Hilditch | Studio: 8th In Line / XYZ Films A uniquely Australian and riveting take on the Apocalypse. It’s the last day on earth, twelve hours before a cataclysmic event will end life as we know it. James makes his way across a lawless and chaotic city […]
How would I survive The Race? How did I end up here writing this? I mean, I’m the creator of Rotate the Earth and that means I get to play God, right? I don’t have to play the games, just get the joy out of playing them with my characters, right? I kid, of course. […]
Book Title: Rotate The Earth | Author: Bryan Alaspa | Publisher: Grand Mal Press| Published On: October 21, 2014 There is no more United States of America. The world is divided between the dirt poor and the filthy rich There are no jobs. There is no future. No hope. There is only one thing that the world […]
Captain Doomsday asked Jessica Robinson (author of recommended read Undead Obsessed) how she’d survive the zombie apocalypse – and proves that you definitely want her on your side when the undead come for you. Give-away details at the end of the article Surviving the Apocalypse By Jessica Robinson My plan to survive the zombie apocalypse […]
Captain Doomsday asked Some Fine Day author Kat Ross how she’d survive the apocalypse. Read her response here.
Hypercanes (continent-sized storms) have devoured the surface of the Earth and are still spinning in mindless ferocity. The only safe place left on Earth is underground. But when a conspiracy is uncovered, underground doesn’t seem that safe after all…
So its finally happened: the Ebola virus is taking on the Big Apple. Dr Craig Spencer, humanitarian hero or really selfish idiot depending on your point of view, is New York’s first Ebola patient. Of particular concern to many was that the good doctor took rides on the subway, in cabs, and even went to […]
Book Title: Undead Obsessed: Finding Meaning In Zombies | Author: Jessica Robinson | Publisher: Booktrope Editions| Published On: October 31, 2014 An exploration of the undead in human history, from comics, books, films, mythology, and real life. Jessica Robinson’s obsession with zombie films started when she was in junior high. Horror films are a great lens to examine […]
The death toll for Ebola has now reached 4500. That’s 4500 people that the western world, in a state of apoplectic panic over 1 death (so far), mostly seem completely unable to care about. It’s also around about half of the total people infected with Ebola, effectively giving sufferers a 50% chance of survival. I’ve […]
Book Title: H2O / The Rain | Author: Virginia Bergin | Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire| Published On: October 7, 2014 A post-apocalyptic adventure with plenty of dark humour, some surprisingly affecting scenes, and an original, well-realised protagonist. It’s in the rain…and just one drop will kill you. They don’t believe it at first. Crowded in Zach’s kitchen, Ruby […]
Book Title: The Gods of War | Authors: Graham Brown, Spencer J. Andrews | Publisher: Stealth Books | Published On: July 10, 2014 Pollution, war and overpopulation have darkened the skies, photosynthesis is failing and most of the Earth’s twenty billion souls face starvation and death. The only hope for survival lays with the fertile […]
There’s so much going on in the world today. Donald Trump has a personal vendetta against Ebola – maybe because survivors can experience hair loss. Fanatical terrorists are kidnapping schoolgirls to be raped and sold into slavery. Other religious extremists are taking over Iraq and beheading people. China is manipulating news from pro-democracy protesters in […]
It had to happen sooner or later. As if it wasn’t bad enough that Ebola is expected to hit at least 550,000 cases by January. Or that there are only 2 doctors in Bomi County, Liberia, which has a population of about 85,000 people. Or that Donald Trump seems to think nobody should be helping […]
Greetings from just this side of the apocalypse! Captain Doomsday did me the favor of reading my novel, THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE, and writing me a fair and thoughtful and review here on his excellent site. I wanted to share some of my thoughts about the book, and consider my own likelihood of […]
Book Title: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife | Author: Meg Elison | Publisher: Sybaritic Press | Published On: June 5, 2014 A well-constructed, well-plotted, incisive and haunting piece of work that I don’t hesitate to recommend. The apocalypse will be asymmetrical. In the aftermath of a plague that has decimated the world population, the […]
Is the current Ebola panic circulating media and the internet justified? Captain Doomsday doesn’t think so.
Captain Doomsday’s Interview With Zak Hilditch – Director of These Final Hours With mostly great reviews and a release date just around the corner (at least for Australians), These Final Hours explores earth’s final moments through the eyes of its leading man. Captain Doomsday managed to score an interview with the film’s writer and director […]
A look at one of Stephen King’s most popular works: The Stand.
I Am Legend was a massive influence on my love of the post-apocalyptic genre
Gillian Murray Kendall’s 10 Things to Take With You When the Apocalyptic Pandemic Arrives. Author guest post.
Bittersweet coming of age adventure in a world where coming of age is fatal.
With thanks to the amazing team at Ravenstone books, I have 4 copies of Gillian Murray Kendall’s amazing effort The Garden Of Darkness. I’ve previously recommended the book, am a big fan, and am absolutely delighted to be able to offer this giveaway to you. To enter, just follow the rafflecopter instructions below. There are […]
Meet history’s biggest killer. Influenza.
Captain Doomsday examines some of modern history’s worst pandemics.
Does MERS have the potential to be a doomsday virus?
Extending as far as the upper stratosphere, these monster systems could conceivably damage the Earth’s ozone layer while simultaneously scouring away all life and all evidence of life in its path.