On my off days, I despair. But in general, all this morbid thinking actually thrills me, making me more grateful for every second I'm allowed. And I owe On The Beach for teaching me to stop worrying and to love the bomb.
Hunter Hunt-Hendrix of the band Liturgy talks about making a rap-metal album that doesn't sound like rap or metal, as well as being influenced by a Russian composer who wanted to use music to predict the apocalypse.
We're succumbing to the economic equivalent of carbon monoxide. The future we were promised, of limitless leisure kept afloat by a few breezy hours of work each week, looks more distant than ever. Our destruction by automatons is disappointingly un-cinema…
Last weekend, I attended the Arizona Survivalist/Prepper Expo in Prescott Valley, Arizona—an event featuring more than 75 vendors selling everything to get you "prepared and ready for any natural, man-made, or economic disaster."
In an age when man-made climate change wreaking havoc on our way of life has transitioned from a distant, abstract prospect to short-term reality, building our way out of this mess has a certain twisted appeal.
It takes too long for the US military to acquire new fighting machines. Ben FitzGerald, a rising star in future war strategy circles, thinks he can fix this problem with 3D printing, robotic assembly lines, and drones. A lot of them.
Michael C. Ruppert was forced to leave the LAPD after claiming that the CIA was complicit in selling drugs across America, and he became one of the most original voices to talk about climate change, government corruption, and peak oil. VICE caught up with…
Just when many of us were already asking "WTF is going on in Fukushima?" along comes venerated Canadian scientist David Suzuki with the most ominous warning yet. It's no surprise the eco-guru's warning spread like a nuclear meltdown on social media, but c…
To put it bluntly, we're reaching peak everything. We've blown through our one-time inheritance of natural capital (fossil fuels, topsoil, groundwater, biodiversity) like the crazy, hairless apes we are.
Most people wouldn't expect to find Sun Ra and Billy Pilgrim in the same room, but Bob Nickas got the two of them together to talk about the end of the world and why some people are upset the apocalypse hasn't come.