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.
Spoiler alerts ahead! After more than 1,000 years of ironclad rule, the Roman Empire fell on its own sword. Long a topic of debate, new research portrays the Roman collapse as a far more natural affair than previously supposed.
Almost everyone dies in The Last Man, but it’s fair to say that in Mary Shelley’s 1826 novel the extinction of mankind is an afterthought.
Social trauma haunts the modern world which gives our experiences a distinctly post-apocalyptic quality, according to After the End by James Berger.