The Directors of the Project for PostApocology, Jim and Michael, share CEO, CFO,
CIO, and out-of-pocket roles at the Project.
|ApocoDocs Jim (left) and Michael (right) at work.|
michael * postapocology.com
jim * postapocology.com
How this all started
Originally, this project was to be a web meta-fictional endeavor,
jointly created by Jim and Michael.
It was a sort of comedic Web novel about
academia and the collapse of civilization,
with a backstory (most clearly delineated in a
article); had a leitmotif of a
who, over time, would become a very
interesting character; included a
conflict of philosophical approach with
competing apocalyptic institutes. The story even had a mysterious
But as we constructed the sites, doing background research on the
topics, and began gathering the scenario news, we
began actually eyeing the bare face of the Apocalyptic horrors. We
realized we needed to shift: "mute the meta," simplify, and focus on the
true, frightening realities facing humankind. But we also had to make
sure it was fun, as we explain in About the Project
If you know of other sites doing what we're doing, pass them on to
us, since we haven't found many that match. If you're freaked about what's
going on, what you're reading, what you're seeing, then forward this site
to a handful of people -- and let's see if we can get change a-coming,
and have some fun along the way.
Like soci-OL-ogists, or onc-OL-ogists, students of
must learn to have its name roll off the tongue: 'I'm a
postapoc-OL-ogist, studying postapoc-OL-ogy.' Its rhythms may
initially seem unnatural, but then, so are the sociocultural
rhythms studied by a postapocOLogist.