The Christian church year marries the Christmas season with looking forward to the end of the world. It’s not just cuddly baby Jesus, but Jesus the eternal judge. And it makes sense.
So what are the consequences of Donald Trump pulling America out of the Paris Agreement on global warming? Bad news: the planet is going to die.
Progressives hate Steve Bannon’s fascination with a book that suggests history is cyclical. It undermines a progressive worldview that yearns for utopia.
Sometimes monster movies aren’t really about the CGI monsters; they’re about the monsters creating fear in our own lives.
If you’re interested in a different sort of comedy—and amusingly light-hearted take on the apocalypse—give ‘Last Man On Earth’ a try.
As a tyrant whose subjects would rather face hordes of flesh-eating zombies than live under him, Negan finds it necessary to take one particular step with each new subject. He disarms them.
Humanity in ‘The Expanse’ is at a crossroads, and how they approach the hand dealt to them will determine their near future. It’s the same for us.
The critical adoration for ‘Children of Men’ is largely misplaced. The movie is technically brilliant, but fails even as the sort of political agitprop its admirers would like it to be.
In politics and society, many things are portrayed as a dramatic zero-sum game—where a big winner and a big loser is the only possibility.
What if, like in ‘The Walking Dead,’ my social network shrunk to just the people within a few miles of myself? The answer shows us what really matters.
We keep believing the apocalypse is coming, even though it never gets here, because we don’t know how else to feel alive.
In a time when Americans are figuratively at each other’s throats, our monsters are our fellow citizens.
Have you noticed that some people’s incantations of “science” are beginning to sound like verbal talismans devoid of real meaning?
Remember the old joke about the New York Times headline: “World Ends Tomorrow! Women and Minorities Hardest Hit!” Yeah, about that.
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