Rather than being marginal, the apocalypse in 2012 is firmly entrenched in mainstream popular culture. Why? Perhaps because the apocalypse serves as a form of daydreaming escape from a world that looks radically different from just a decade ago.
Harry Houdini was known as the world’s greatest escape artist. But he was never kept confined as a prisoner of the state, where the stakes are higher. Some folks developed a talent for escaping from real incarceration, because by go... Read Post
Ryan McArthur of the Toronto-based art shop Design Different has created a fantastic series of Zombie Safe Zone Maps of popular cities that chart escape routes from the undead apocalypse. They are available to purchase online. Each ... Read Post