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Library At The End Of The World

Library at the End of the World is hosted by noted survival and preparedness authority Jim Cobb. He's long been a fan of post-apocalyptic and disaster fiction and this show will focus on the books, TV shows, and movies that center on all the ways authors and directors have destroyed the world. We'll be talking about electromagnetic pulse, plague, nuclear war, alien invasion, zombie uprising, and so much more. Reviews, author interviews, even some real world survival and prepper tips along the way.

Jan 12, 2018

In many dystopian tales, science is the culprit for the downfall.  Often, the eggheads were trying to make things better and it just didn't go as planned.  This week, Jim talks to Ashleigh Reynolds.  Her series, beginning with Paroxysm Effect, looks at what would happen if mankind had been freed of negative emotions and...


Jan 5, 2018

This time around, we're talking about the ultra-violent and sometimes sleazy "men's adventure" post-apocalyptic stories.  The high-octane car chases, blazing gun battles, and more often than not a little eye candy waiting for the hero's return.  Eric Compton, reviewer of PaperbackWarrior.com sits down with Jim to talk...


Dec 29, 2017

In this week's installment, we're talking a little about sailing, a little about wilderness survival, and a little about the end of the world.  Join us as Scott Williams tells us how he transitioned from writing survival manuals to engaging and entertaining novels and how he went from working with a traditional...


Dec 22, 2017

Putting a paranormal slant on post-apocalyptic fiction isn't necessarily new but it isn't all that commonplace.  This week, Jim chats with Acacia Parker, whose book RECESS has an interesting combination of a journey through a ravaged world with decidedly paranormal elements.  For the weekly survival tip, we're talking...


Dec 15, 2017

This time around, we're talking about the theme of isolation in post-apocalyptic fiction.  Many stories and movies revolve around the "last man on earth" scenario.  Jim interviews Andrew Barker, a British filmmaker whose film A RECKONING is a brilliant portrayal of solitude.  And, of course, the weekly Three Minute...