The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions From Pop Culture That You Should Know About...Before It's Too Late

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Zest, Jul 24, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
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People have been making predictions about how and when the world is going to end for ages. The End is a fun, comprehensive, pop culture read about movies, books, songs, comics, artworks, and plays—from the movie Shaun of the Dead to the pop song "It’s the End of the World as We Know It"—that have been created about the apocalypse. Each item includes: a synopsis of the apocalyptic work, information about the apocalyptic theory behind it (from alien invasion to meteors, nuclear war, and natural disasters), and an explanation about why this work is important in pop culture. Love doomsday talk and the art that is made about it? Check out this fun and entertaining read! 
 

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Laura Barcella is a San Francisco-based freelance writer and editor. During the past 10+ years, she has written arts, culture, news, and lifestyle pieces for more than 40 publications, including Salon.com, the Village Voice, ELLEgirl, Nylon, and CNN.com. She's also the editor of the upcoming anthology Madonna and Me, a book of essays by women writers about Madonna.

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