The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions from Pop Culture that You Should Know About
The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions From Pop Culture That You Should Know About...Before It's Too Late
The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions from Pop Culture that You Should Know About
Laura Barcella, Jill Buck
You’ve probably heard rumors that the end of the world is going to happen in the year 2012. But 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 the 50 top 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)- An explanation about why this work is important in pop cultureLove doomsday talk and the art that is made about it? Check out this fun and entertaining read!

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Genre: 

  • Biography

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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What do 17 horror movies, 12 bone-chilling books, 4 creepy songs, 4 strange plays, 1 terrorizing radio broadcast, 5 sci-fi TV shows, 3 scary comic book series, and 4 frightening pieces of art have in common? The end of the world. In this book, Laura Barcella breaks down 50 of the world's most recognizable visions of the end times. For each vision there is a short summary, famous quotes, unforgettable moments, the impact the vision had on people, and a black and white photo. There is also a Reality Factor, which explains whether or not the vision could really happen or ever come true.

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