Welcome to THE OBLIVIOUS, the world’s only archive, news wire, and think tank of the apocalypse. We attempt to stay abreast of all the curious manifestations of the end times in our culture.
The Divine Incantations Scripture is one of China’s oldest apocalyptic texts. Daoists believed “epidemic ghosts” would save the world by destroying it.
Painful transitions and the illusion of permanence are at the heart of Black Wave, a formally experimental novel set in a world advancing toward extinction.
In “Things Fall Apart,” Chinua Achebe’s most famous novel, the author casts an apocalyptic light on many of Africa’s most pressing modern issues.