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Wasteland Weekend 2014

The race is on to see which cataclysmic event destroys society as we know it the fastest. Will it be a nuclear explosion; a virus such as Ebola; climate change; a volcanic winter; a dirty bomb? Perhaps it will be something more obscure like a zombie apocalypse, the wrath of god, or an alien invasion. Whatever the scenario, someone at Wasteland Weekend has anticipated it and has a survival plan in place.   Wasteland Weekend, now in its fifth year, is the brainchild of Jared Butler…

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Book: Green with Envy

This gem called to me from atop a pile of paperbacks in a super-discount book warehouse. The kind that becomes a Halloween store beginning in August and then vanishes forever.  I picked it up and put it down several times before forking over three dollars and taking it home with me. The ambivalence came from the kind of schadenfreude that you need to actively speculate as to how your high-flying neighbors can afford all kinds of cool stuff when you’re eating Top Ramen and wondering how small a payment…

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