APOCALYPSE

Stuff

The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid Billionaires

Robert Vicino believes the rich don't live on the same scale as ordinary people in today's society—so why should that change after the end of the world? For a mere £23,000, his company will make their apocalypse experiences truly swanky.
Lynn Parramore
10.11.15
LA

Prepping for the Apocalypse at a Doomsday Training Camp

I learned how to cut through zip ties, pick locks and lived through a fake kidnapping – all in the name of girding myself for the lawless world to come.
Theodore Ross
8.17.15
Stuff

The Perfect Moral Storm: Philosophers Respond to the Impending Anthropogenic Apocalypse

How do you love a planet while it disappears? What obligation do we have to a generation that hasn't been born yet?
Ava Kofman
6.1.15
Film

Why Hollywood Tells Us the Future Will Suck

It is now easier for us to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.
Rod Bastanmehr
4.13.15
VICE vs Video games

Why Do Video Games Love Killing the Planet?

A look at the popularity of post-apocalyptic games, with help from the creators of two fascinating new indie titles.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
4.9.15
Stuff

​Disco Apocalypse: Charles Atlas Films the End Times

"The world should end and then there should be a disco song," says video artist Charles Atlas.
Emily Colucci
3.12.15
Music

Liturgy's Rap-Metalocalypse

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.
Zach Sokol
3.12.15
Comics!

Life's Great Truth: Assimilation

"Most people die within days of contact with the surface. The few that survive are chosen for priesthood."
Evangelos Androutsopoulos
3.11.15
Stuff

America Needs to Break Its Addiction to Fear

Why are we always in the grips of some panic?
Harry Cheadle
10.28.14
Comics!

Gola

The future is a terrible place where robots are surviving by slurping on human remains.
Curtis Tinsley
10.20.14
tech

The Coming Robot Apocalypse Looks Like a Bunch of Spreadsheets, Not Killer Drones

Our destruction by automatons is disappointingly un-cinematic.
Peter Lawrence Kane
8.18.14
News

How Do People Not Believe in Climate Change, and How Can I Become One of Them?

Denial and doubt can be tempting, even to those who cover this stuff for a living.
Josiah M. Hesse
6.17.14
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