The Bomb

Creators

An Experience at the Heart of Nuclear Annihilation

Immersive film, music, and art experience 'the bomb,' takes mutually assured destruction seriously.
VICE Staff
11.20.17
The Bomb

Hawaii Is Preparing a New Nuclear Contingency Plan Because of North Korea

FOIA documents show the Hawaii Department of Defense is about to revamp its emergency plans for a nuclear missile attack.
Sarah Emerson
5.26.17
Interviews

An Interview with Stanley Donwood, the Man Behind Art Direction of 'The Bomb' (and Radiohead)

We interviewed Donwood ahead of the premiere of 'The Bomb' this weekend in New York City.
Alex Robert Ross
4.22.16
Interviews

PREMIERE: Immerse Yourself In Nuclear Angst with The Acid's Theme From 'The Bomb'

'The Bomb' is a multimedia installation on top of a movie about nuclear angst. We interviewed the band about what it's like to score something so sinister.
Alex Robert Ross
4.22.16
Film

​This Haunting Survivor Artwork Depicts the Horror of Nuclear Weapons

These illustrations by atom bomb survivors are a chilling reminder of the visceral power of visual storytelling.
Meghan Neal
4.21.16
Film

A Guide to Nuclear Detonation at Tribeca Film Festival

An inside look at 'the bomb', an immersive documentary experience of atomic proportions.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.15.16
Film

This New Film Puts You in the Center of a Nuclear Blast

Between footage of North Korean military parades, frighteningly beautiful explosions, and powerful images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki burn victims, 'the bomb' reminds us of the very real problems buried beneath our feet.
Arthur Holland Michel
4.8.16
Features

Twilight of the Bomb

One of the last surviving Manhattan Project scientists returns to the crater of the first nuclear bomb on its 70th birthday.
Brian Merchant
8.6.15
Motherboard Blog

The Atomic Bomb Disaster Documentary the US Actually Wanted Us to See (and the One They Didn't)

On the eve of the 68th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a look back on 'A Tale of Two Cities', a textbook bit of American propaganda--and arguably the original disaster porn.
Brian Anderson
8.5.13