Apocalyptic America, smntks Says

T(rump) Minus 6

We landed in Washington D.C. yesterday, a gaggle of activist students, their queer polis-sci professor and me, afro flying my flag of blackness above my airplane seat.  The airports, the streets are awash with pink pussy hats and red white and blue patriotic chic.  The air contains just a hint of pep rally. The grim […]

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Apocalyptic America

Apocalyptic Cinema: Better Living Through Science

Since the beginning of the century, American films have explored stories of the apocalypse as commentary on our own modern challenges.   Stories of the horrors science can create when man tries to play God lurk beneath the most popular zombie shows and in the cool futuristic sci-fi  of super humans.  These stories are equal parts […]

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Apocalyptic America

The Day After Is Today

Have you ever noticed that you’re surrounded by zombies and invading aliens and survivalist?  Stories about the end of the world are everywhere these days, from The Walking Dead to Elysium.  Despite the fact that we can breathe a sign of relief with 2012 behind us, visions of the apocalypse still dance in our heads. […]

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