Zombies, Vampires and the Last People on Earth: an Integrated Review of I Am Legend, Warm Bodies, The Road and; The Walking Dead

Zombies, Vampires and the Apocalypse are on everyone’s mind these days (well, maybe not everyone), and I’ve been studying up on them...just in case. The “last person alive” genre is one of my favourites. I’ve just finished I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. It’s a classic that has spawned at least three film adaptations: The... Continue Reading →

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I'm not a big fan of fiction in general, nor do I readily jump on the bandwagon, so it was a little out of character for me to read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I wasn't disappointed. It was engaging from the first line to the last and kept me hooked on every page. The... Continue Reading →

oh, it’s the end of the world as we know it

There's been a bit of a revival in the end-of-the-world genre lately. Hollywood is cashing in on the success of Cormac McCarthy's "The Road" by making a big-budget production of a father and son's struggle to survive in a futuristic wasteland. The new bestseller "One Second After" by William Forstchen describes how we'll get along... Continue Reading →

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