Apocalypses and Other Great Disappointments

Giles – ‘It’s the end of the world.’ Buffy, Willow and Xander – ‘Again?’   Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ‘Doomed’ (Season 4, Episode 11)   Trigger warning: this post is going to be about religion (sort of). The fine details will be about history, politics, and popular culture, but I’ve been asked to reflect back on something … Read more

The Lighter Side of Apocalypse

Today’s post will be quick, as I’m in the middle of conference mania, and also of a major overhaul of my thesis focus and methodology. Because I’m a bit tired of both monsters and the Victorian at the moment (hard to believe, I know), this week I decided to briefly share a couple of somethings … Read more

5 Reasons The Giver is Still My Favourite Young Adult Dystopia

So. After a week’s hiatus due to a bout of the flu, I’m back in the saddle (sort of). I watched a lot of Netflix while in bed (mainly Adventure Time, which I’m even more excited about since I discovered it’s post-apocalyptic), and picked up some digital downloads for entertainment as well. One of the films … Read more