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The Revolution Podcast
September 21, 2013 Podcasts
If you need a little more analysis and commentary to go with your Revolution viewing, then you’re going to want to check out the Revolution Podcast over at Golden Spiral Media. They do a compr... Read More
Through the Aftermath – Episode 49
May 31, 2013 Podcasts
Through the Aftermath is back with yet another episode. From the TTA site: Why hello there, TTA fans! Yes, we’re back again for our bi-weekly… er, bi-yearly edition of Through the Afterma... Read More
Post-Apodaclypse
March 3, 2013 Podcasts
Tim Watts and Michael O’Connell are your hosts for the podcast about all things post-apocalyptic, from movies to TV to books to comics to games. Podcast Powered By Podbean ... Read More
Ozymandias by Horace Smith
February 3, 2012 Fiction
In Egypt’s sandy silence, all alone,Stands a gigantic Leg, which far off throwsThe only shadow that the Desert knows:—“I am great OZYMANDIAS,” saith the stone,“The Kin... Read More
A Tale by Edward Thomas
There once the wallsOf the ruined cottage stood.The periwinkle crawlsWith flowers in its hair into the wood. In flowerless hoursNever will the bank fail,With everlasting flowersOn fragments of blue pl... Read More
Darkness by Lord Byron
January 27, 2012 Fiction
Darkness is a poem written by Lord Byron in July 1816. That year was known as the Year Without a Summer – this is because Mount Tambora had erupted in the Dutch East Indies the previous year, ca... Read More
A Plutonium Record by Maria Stanislav
September 19, 2011 Fiction
This would be done in the memory of all musicians survived by their art… The world has ended. Not entirely – it never really does that. Yet many things would never be the same again. As ... Read More
Dark Discussions Podcast
August 30, 2011 Podcasts
Dark Discussions is a website dedicated to horror and genre fans by horror fans.  Hosts Philip and Gordon discuss horror films, books, and various other subgenres of the pulp and grindhouse type.... Read More
The Futile Podcast
Deconstructing 80’s & 90’s action movies. Relating them to comics, TV, and cartoons from then and now. http://www.granateseed.com/futilepodcast Several of their episodes feature discu... Read More
Quiet Earth Radio
August 19, 2011 Podcasts
Running for 20 episodes in 2007, Quiet Earth Radio paired PA expert Wilcoy and Quiet Earth, founder of the post-apocalyptic and genre film blog, QuietEarth.us, as they explored the post-apoclayptic g... Read More
The Aftermath Show
THE END OF THE WORLD, IS JUST THE BEGINNING… Welcome to The Aftermath. This show is dedicated to the post-apocalyptic genre including movies, TV programs, books, animations, comics, and video g... Read More
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy
August 2, 2011 Podcasts
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy is an interview/talk show hosted by Lightspeed magazine editor John Joseph Adams, who has also edited numerous anthologies such as Wastelands and The Living Dead, alon... Read More
A Canticle for Leibowitz
July 25, 2011 Audio Dramas
2600 AD – Scattered remnants of civilization smolder in the atomic ashes of an earlier century. In the wasteland of old America’s desert southwest, the monks of the Order of St. Leibowitz ... Read More
Mad Max: Tomorrow’s Road
“In a world without hope, where gas is gold and you live or die on the redline. The man they called Mad Max has become the legend of The Road Warrior… …Pray he is still out there.&... Read More
After London by Richard Jefferies
July 17, 2011 Audiobooks
Jefferies’ novel can be seen as an early example of “post-apocalyptic fiction.” After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to na... Read More
The Last Man by Mary Shelley
The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The plague gra... Read More
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
The Time Machine is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895, later made into two films of the same title. This novel is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time trav... Read More
MeanDawg Top 5 – Ep 72
July 15, 2011 Podcasts
Post-apocalyptic movie tournament. The world is ending or over in these picture shows. From December of 2007, the MeanDawg crew picks the top movie from a field of worthy candidates. Warning: Planet ... Read More
Zombie Cheerleaders
An over caffinated Cop arrests a blood and gore covered High School Bus Driver weilding an ax… And parts of bodies line the rain soaked highways, cemetaries, and surrounding areas… He ha... Read More
Colossus: The Forbin Project
Radio dramatization of the 1970 science fiction film of the same name produced by the CBC.  It is based upon the 1966 novel Colossus, by Dennis Feltham Jones, about a massive American defense com... Read More
The Moon is Green
July 14, 2011 Audio Dramas
For years following a nuclear holocaust, a husband bullies his wife to never open the windows of their shelter, for fear of the terrible mutants who live outside. But the temptation proves a little to... Read More
The Defenders
Mankind has retreated underground to escape the horrors of a surface decimated by World War Three, leaving the machines to continue the fighting. Story by Philip Dick. Part of the X Minus One antholog... Read More
A Pail of Air
In a future where the Earth has moved away from the Sun and lost its atmosphere, a lone family of survivors struggle to survive in the ruins of a dead city. Story by Fritz Leiber. Part of the X Minus ... Read More
Dwellers in Silence
The first explorers from a colonized Mars to return to Earth generations after the Atomic War discover the last survivors, a family with some very odd peculiarities about them. Story by Ray Bradbury; ... Read More
Knock (X Minus One)
Based on the short story by Frederick Brown the story starts and ends with “The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…” The show’s announcer beg... Read More
The Scarlet Plague
Brian, the Denizen of Alternate Dimensions, presents a tale penned from the works of Jack London. We revisit the post apocalyptic future once again for an examination into the human condition. What ha... Read More
Earth Abides
Earth Abides, a 1949 science fiction novel by Berkeley English professor George R. Stewart, won the inaugural International Fantasy Award in 1951. Earth Abides was adapted for the CBS radio program Es... Read More
War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air. It was performed as a Halloween episode of the series on October 30, 1938 and aired over t... Read More
This is Not a Test
A patrolman gets orders to put up a roadblock on a lonely highway, which detains various people in the middle of the night. Messages from the police radio soon make clear the catastrophic reason. &#... Read More
Things to Come
In the near future, Everytown is hit by a war which drags on for decades, resulting in a mysterious illness and a quasi-medieval society. Adapted by H.G. Wells from his book. “Described audio... Read More
The Bigger One
The Big One–an 8.1 Richter scale earthquake–has struck Southern California. The Pacific Ocean has broken through new openings in the San Andreas Fault. A tidal wave has buried low-lying ... Read More
The Wheel
In this post-apocalyptic fable, Owen and Topsie cross the near-endless Desert of Glass, staying one step ahead of the radio-active glowwinds, in search of their origins, their childhood home–and... Read More
The Time Machine
A scientist invents a wondrous time machine made of ivory, crystal, brass – and a handheld computer — in our updated drama based on the H.G. Wells masterpiece. Our intrepid inventor uses t... Read More
Quiet, Please
The last man alive describes what’s left of his world — and how it got that way. An original play for radio (with the same title as the series) by Wyllis Cooper, broadcast 29 March 1948 an... Read More
The Last Man On Earth
Vincent Price stars as the only survivor of a worldwide plague, spending his days trying to protect himself against victims who have risen from the grave. 1964. “Described audio” from the ... Read More
Nightfall
Adapted for audio from the short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. Part of the Dimension X anthology series... Read More
Hello, Tomorrow
To escape a world devastated by nuclear radiation, Mankind has retreated underground, but the Final War still rages on. A woman betrays her ‘country’ by falling in love with an Asiatic POW... Read More
There Will Come Soft Rains
An automated house faithfully continues its daily routines after its occupants – and the rest of humanity – have long gone. Story by Ray Bradbury. Part of the Dimension X anthology series.... Read More
Knock (Dimension X)
“The last man on earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock at the door…” Broadcast May 6, 1950 on the Dimension X anthology series. Listen below, or on Archive.org. The Knoc... Read More
Brave New World
Dramatization of Aldous Huxley’s novel, adapted by William Froug and narrated by Huxley himself, broadcast in two parts 27 January and 3 February 1956 on the CBS Radio Workshop anthology series.... Read More
Adam and the Darkest Day
In Chicago, three survivors of a nuclear war cope with their new situation. An original play for radio by Wyllis Cooper, broadcast 7 November 1948 on the Quiet, Please anthology series. Listen below, ... Read More
Planet of the Apes
July 13, 2011 Audio Dramas
BrokenSea Audio presents a tribute to classic cinema with an audio dramatization of the 1968 film “Planet Of The Apes”. Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle and original screenplay by Mic... Read More
Logan’s Run
Sometime in the 23rd century…the survivors of war, overpopulation and pollution are living in a great domed city, sealed away from the forgotten world outside. Here, in a seemingly perfect worl... Read More
Escape From New York
In the year 1988, the crime rate in the United States rises four hundred percent. The once-great city of New York becomes the one maximum-security prison for the entire country. A fifty-foot containme... Read More
The Peoria Plague
Recorded in the early 1970’s by WUHN radio in Peoria, Illinois, The Peoria Plague is an audio dramatization of a zombie outbreak presented through a series of fictional news casts. Very simila... Read More
Destructomundo
Destructomundo is a post-apocalyptic podcast chronicling the ways the world might end, and what we can do to try and stop it, or just survive it. In each episode a panel of “experts” dis... Read More
Through the Aftermath
Through the Aftermath is a podcast focusing on all aspects of the post-apocalyptic genre including media such as games, books and movies, as well as discussions of practical preparation methods, and... Read More
The Prophet.com by Brent Knowles
June 12, 2011 Fiction
This is a story about the early years of the post apocalyptic hero Wanderer and tells of his search for his missing wife. He has not yet found his battlesuit and his foes in this tale are his fello... Read More
Bad Hand Man by KH Koehler
In the post-apocalyptic world of the Skillet, fourteen-year-old Jake Stryker lives a miserable existence as an indentured slave to the Crayton clan. Then the Bad Hand Man blows into town and Jake̵... Read More
Falling Skies Prequel Web Comic
June 11, 2011 Fiction
In the heart of Boston, following the devastating events of an alien invasion, history professor Tom Mason and his sons meet up with the 2nd Mass, a militia group determined to wipe out the aliens. ... Read More
Your Blinded Hand by Tennessee Williams
April 24, 2011 Fiction
Suppose thateverything that greens and growsshould blacken in one moment, flower and branch.I think that I would find your blinded hand.Suppose that your cry and mine were lost among numberless criesi... Read More
Nightfall by Isaac Asimov
“Nightfall” is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov, about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. It was later adapted ... Read More
Rescue Party by Arthur C. Clarke
“Rescue Party” is a short story by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in Astounding Science Fiction in May 1946. It was his first story that he sold, though not the first actually published... Read More
Finis by Frank L. Pollack
April 22, 2011 Fiction
Finis is the story of a new star that is discovered which turns out to be a new, hotter sun. It is a short, but hard hitting story which shows a man and woman, who stay up the night to watch the ... Read More
The Mantooth by Christopher Leadem
Ten thousand years after nuclear holocaust, Earth has reverted to the savage garden, and Man to his Neanderthal roots. Yet a man-child is born, fully human, and a young woman wakes to find the world... Read More
Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
You’re all alone in a deserted city. You walk down an empty street, yearning for the sight of one living face—one moving figure. Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror h... Read More
The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster
The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a... Read More
The Gun by Philip K. Dick
Nothing moved or stirred. Everything was silent, dead. Only the gun showed signs of life … and the trespassers had wrecked that for all time. The return journey to pick up the treasure would b... Read More
The Star by H. G. Wells
The people of Earth awaken to the notion that a strange luminous object has irrupted, into the Solar System, after much disturbing the normal orbit of the planet Neptune. Indeed, such object is a lumi... Read More
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
The book’s protagonist is an amateur inventor or scientist living in London who is never named; he is identified simply as The Time Traveller. Having demonstrated to friends using a miniature ... Read More
The Scarlet Plague by Jack London
The Scarlet Plague is a post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by Jack London and originally published in London Magazine in 1912. The story takes place in 2073, sixty years after an uncontrollable ep... Read More
The Doomsman by Van Tassel Sutphen
The state of civilization in 2015 New York will closely resemble that of England in the early days of Saxon settlement — primitive people will dwell sparsely in patriarchal stockades and will ... Read More
The Last American by J.A. Mitchell
The astounding discoveries of Khan-li of Dimph-yoo-chur have thrown floods of light upon the domestic life of the Mehrikan people. He little realized when he landed upon that sleeping continent what... Read More
The World Set Free by H. G. Wells
March 30, 2011 Fiction
The World Set Free is a novel published in 1914 by H. G. Wells. The book is considered to foretell nuclear weapons.  It had appeared first in serialized form with a different ending as A Propheti... Read More
The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
The Purple Cloud is a “last man” novel by the British writer M. P. Shiel. It was published in 1901. H. P. Lovecraft later praised the novel as exemplary weird fiction, “delivered wit... Read More
The Last Man by Mary Shelley
The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. Public domain, available on... Read More
The Last Man by Thomas Hood
Another early poem with a “modern” post-apocalyptic feel to it, The Last Man by Thomas Hood from 1824. Mary Shelley’s novel of the same name was published two years later, and was ... Read More