Z Nation Review

Z Nation is a 2014 action horror comedy drama post-apocalyptic television series created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler, starring Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan, Anastasia Baranova, Russell Hodgkinson, and Nat Zang.  The story follows a group of survivors escorting the only known survivor of a zombie bite to the last CDC office in California during a zombie apocalypse. Positives: Good performances by the main and supporting cast Interesting and compelling story Great, well-written characters Great humor Wity dialogue Great use of makeup, practical, and CGI effects Good, well-choreographed…

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Deadland Rising (Deadland Saga #3) Review

Deadland Rising (Deadland Saga #3) is a 2015 zombie apocalyptic horror novel written by Rachel Aukes and published by Surprisingly Adequate Publishing.  Serving as the third installment in the Deadland Saga, the story follows Cash, Clutch, and the Fox survivors who discover a safe haven, New Eden, but must defend their new home from new threats, both human and non-human. Positives: Deep, intelligent writing A lot of action Exceptional worldbuilding Rich characters Emotionally, compelling story Negatives: n/a Plot: The story follows Cash, Clutch, and other survivors who’ve survived the legions…

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Deadland’s Harvest (Deadland Saga #2) Review

Deadland’s Harvest (Deadland Saga #2) is a 2014 zombie apocalyptic novel written by Rachel Aukes and published by Surprisingly Adequate Publishing. Serving as the second installment in the Deadland Saga, the story is set one hundred days since the zombie apocalypse, and Cash, Clutch, and the Fox survivors learn that massive zombie herds are on the move…and headed their way. Positives: Great, well-written characters Great character development Good action Good world-building Smart writing Compelling, well-written story Negatives: n/a Plot: The story follows Cash, Clutch, and the Fox survivors who deal with the…

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Fallout: New Vegas Review

Fallout: New Vegas is a 2010 open world action role-playing video game, developed by Obsidian Entertainment, published by Bethesda Softworks, and released for the Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.  It is the fourth major installment of the Fallout video game series and follows Courier 6 who is ambushed and left for dead while transporting a package across the Mojave Desert to the city of New Vegas.  After surviving, the Courier begins a journey to find the would-be killer but becomes caught up in a bigger conflict. Positives: Lots…

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Fallout 3 Review

Fallout 3 is a 2008 post-apocalyptic, sci fi, action, role-playing, open world video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, published by Bethesda Softworks, released in 2008 for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Serving as the third main installment, Fallout 3 follows a Vault 101 citizen, who is forced to escape after his/her father disappears. Thrust into the outside world the player must travel across the ruins of Washington, D. C. to track him down. Positives: Vast open world exploration Immersive story Challenging combat system Great score Interesting characters Good, detailed graphics…

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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller and the fourth installment in the Mad Max series. The film stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, and Hugh Keays-Byrne. Max joins Furiosa to protect five women who are fleeing Immortan Joe and his army.

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Mad Max: The Road Warrior Review

Mad Max: The Road Warrior, also known as Mad Max 2 and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller and serves as the second installment in the Mad Max series but chronologically the third. The film stars Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells, Emil Minty, Michael Preston, Virginia Hey, Kjell Nisson, Max Phipps, and Arkie Whiteley. The film follows Max who helps a group of settlers defend themselves against a roving band of marauders.

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Review

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, also known as Mad Max 3, is a 1985 Australian post-apocalyptic action adventure film directed by George Miller and George Ogilvie and is third installment in the Mad Max series. The film stars Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn, Frank Thring, Angelo Rossitto, Angry Anderson, Robert Grubb, Helen Buday, and Edwin Hodgeman. The film follows Max Rockatansky who is exiled into the desert by the corrupt ruler of Bartertown, Aunti Entity, and encounters a cult centered around a crashed Boeing 747.

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