Expatriates by James Wesley, Rawles (Book Review)

People send me so many books to review that I’ll seldom fork out my money on books or authors that I’m unfamiliar with. I’m also one of those people that’s incapable of walking out of a bookstore without buying something. Hence, I walked out with Expatriates, my first experience with James Wesley, Rawles. I was …

Prepping for the Apocalypse Link Pack

Thought I’d give you a lovely link pack to end your week. Hopefully the world will survive, and I’ll see you next week. Hydration for the Apocalypse: How to Store Water for Long-Term Emergencies from The Art of Manliness Live in a tsunami prone zone? How about a tsunami proof boat-house-thingy? Or go old school …

Ebola is Back!

Ebola was really popular back in the 1990’s. There was Richard Preston’s book The Hot Zone and then the movie Outbreak starring Dustin Hoffman. Those two media powerhouses made Ebola quite the chic disease and took the pressure of off AIDS and HIV. After all, with Ebola, there were no sexual overtones involved. It was …

DC Comics’ The Wake and Skysurfing in the Apocalypse

You all know I’m a big apocalypse nerd. It really doesn’t matter if it’s zombies or robots. What I like most about apocalyptic fiction isn’t the cause of the societal collapse, but what our current world ends up looking like. I found this gem in DC Comics’ new series The Wake by Scott Snyder. Could …