Has Any Apocalypse Movie Ever Truly Destroyed The World?

Armageddon is promised in film after film, teased in marketing campaigns, salivated after by destructo-porn aficionados — but never comes. Call it destructus interruptus. The End of the World has only been delivered in one movie. » 4/19/10 12:40pm 4/19/10 12:40pm

Bourgeois Survivalism Hits Wall Street

Ever since the subprime mortgage crisis hit, Gordon Gekko types have been understandably jittery. But this? On Sunday the New York Times ran a story about a new wave of survivalism sweeping the upper classes as they hunker down in their penthouse apartments and beach houses in the Hamptons, waiting for the big one —… » 4/08/08 1:20pm 4/08/08 1:20pm