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.
On May 22, 1980, the video game world truly went mainstream. “Pong” and “Space Invaders” were huge, sure, but when “Pac-Man” hit the scene, it was something completely different. The yellow dude with the insatiable appetite for powe... Read Post
Just in time for maybe the end of the world on December 21, 2012, Old Spice is unleashing our best possible apocalyptic defense, former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo, in a digital video game. Perhaps we have a chance after all. The Maya... Read Post