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Apocalypse How: Making the End Times the Best of Times

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People have been predicting the end of the world since...well, the beginning of it. Oh, the form it takes may vary-firestorm, earthquake, plague, new ice age, alien invasion, nuclear cloud, or the rise of our machines-but everyone who survives will be starting over at Square One. Your needs won't be that different from today's: food, shelter, work, finances, relationships, ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 13th 2008 by Running Press (first published May 12th 2008)
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Holden Attradies
Apr 04, 2012 Holden Attradies rated it did not like it
Shelves: humor, non-fiction
I was incredibly disappointed by this book. It wasn't that it was badly written, it's not. And the graphic design was very nice, but none of that saved it for me. It came off as being written by someone who knew very little about the Post apocalyptic genre beyond what is part of main steam culture.

I was expecting something that was both deeply paying tribute to and making fun of the P.A. genre and it felt like it did neither. I was also expecting more of an actual guide, but it was full of real
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James
Light, but fun, with some pretty clever little riffs on contemporary life. This is a good book to just pick up and read for a few pages when you have a few minutes - it's good enough to make me want to see what else this author has written.
Matt
Dec 31, 2016 Matt rated it liked it
The author, Rob Kutner, was a writer on the Daily Show. You can tell when reading this. It has some good jokes and satire in it, but every single section is the same formula of jamming in as many apocalypse-themed puns as possible. Every sentence reads like a line from the Daily Show, which is good in moderation, but maybe not as much over the course of 200 pages.
Stephanie
Aug 21, 2016 Stephanie rated it did not like it
I've been reading a number of apocalypse books lately, so I thought this book would be appropriate to read. I also thought it would be funny.
Turns out I was wrong on both counts.
The book is well written, and the layout of the book, with the graphics and formatting, is well done. But the book isn't funny. Kutner's idea of the apocalypse seems to be that everyone will be glowing and have three arms from the nuclear fallout, and we'll all be eating dirt and rocks to survive. Those jokes are rep
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Alison Constrantiche
Feb 08, 2012 Alison Constrantiche rated it it was amazing
Apocalypse How: Making the End Times the Best of Times is a must-have guide to survive any apocalypse!
This book had me laughing and giggling the whole time. I couldn't put it down! This book is packed with tips on what to eat and wear for the apocalypse! It even covers how to hold a wedding and the best pick up lines that will have ladies crawling at your feet! (ha ha) Go find this book at your local book store and get it!
John Opalenik
Apr 29, 2013 John Opalenik rated it really liked it
A light funny read for those who want to see the lighter side of the end of the world.

It's a great coffee table book, or a great read on a plane.
David Brzezinski
There are so many more books out there on this subject that are so much better, both serious and tongue in cheek. You would be better off reading one of them than this one.
Schnaucl
It was an okay book. There were some humorous lines, but I didn't find myself laughing as much as I'd hoped.
Lynne
Jan 12, 2010 Lynne rated it really liked it
I'll make sure it's on the book shelf in my bomb shelter. At least I could use it to light a fire...and there is an actual page dedicated to that.
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A chuckling good time.
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