Category Archives: Disaster

BS at the VS: Right at Your Door

An exercise in wasting a premise, with a twist! Continue reading

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Bottom Shelf at the Video Store: The Midnight After

This is why I never take the bus. There’s never anywhere to sit and then the apocalypse happens. Continue reading

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The Visitor

Novel * Sheri S. Tepper * Fantasy Post-Post-Apocalypse * 2002 Synopsis I enjoy stories which take place after a hard reset of humanity. The immediate aftermath of an apocalyptic disaster are always going to be the more visceral experiences – … Continue reading

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Dante’s Peak

James Bond and Sarah Connor Versus the Volcano Continue reading

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Armageddon

Film * Michael Bay * Asteroid Bay-ocalypse * 1998 Synopsis Armageddon is the second of two large-item-in-space-threatens-the-very-Earth movies that came out in 1998. Deep Impact, which for my interests is the slightly better movie, came out the gate first. It … Continue reading

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Firestarter

On second thought, never mind, Charlie. Burn it. Burn it all. Continue reading

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World of Trouble: The Last Policeman III

The last of three excellent – yet very dark – mystery novels. Continue reading

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Cloverfield

Sasquatch, Godzilla, King Kong, Loch Ness, Goblin, Ghoul, aaand a zombie with no conscience, also whatever this thing is. Monsters! Continue reading

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The Core

This is almost enough to make me renounce disaster movies. Almost. Continue reading

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San Andreas

Check your science at the door and watch things blow up real good. Continue reading

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