Bookshots: 'Coming of Age at the End of Days' by Alice LaPlante

Bookshots: 'Coming of Age at the End of Days' by Alice LaPlante

Review by Leah Dearborn
LaPlante paints a surreal profile of suburban California where religious groups worship in abandoned malls, where modern Silicon Valley clashes oddly with the apocalyptic visions of dark prophets.

Defying Decomposition: The Enduring Zombie

Column by Rajan Khanna April 2, 2013
In honor of Easter, a look at what keeps zombies popular and some examples of great zombie fiction.

Why The Hell Do We Want Everyone To Die and Eat Our Brains?: Zombie Fiction and The American Obsession With The End of the World

Column by Keith Rawson August 27, 2012
Death! Consumerism! The Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse! Oh My! Why is zombie fiction so popular among novelists and the American public?

Bangs, Whimpers, and Apes: The Top 10 World-Ending Events In Science Fiction

Column by Jon Korn April 27, 2012
Armageddon time! Just in time for 2012, Jon Korn chooses his favorite apocalypses from science fiction.

LURID: The End Of The World As We Know It

Column by Karina Wilson January 6, 2012
2012 is here. Before you cash out your 401(K) and start stockpiling weaponry (don’t forget the ammo!), let Lurid get all eschatological on your ass.