A short tour of the end of the world, American-style, where the last days are EVERY day. Your hostess for the homegrown apocalypse, Kel Munger, is a writer, editor, teacher, and student of the apocalypse in all forms.Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow me on Twitter: @KelMunger.
The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify.