apocalypse http://iowapublicradio.org en Fascination with the Idea of "Apocalypse" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fascination-idea-apocalypse <p>Many of this year’s blockbusters, video games, and books are set in post-apocalyptic worlds - a growing trend in the past few years.</p><p>Today on <em>River To River</em>, we take a look at why this is such a common theme. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Iowans who are prepared to face an apocalyptic scenario, and he sits down with an Iowa Homeland Security representative, to find out how prepared the state of Iowa is for disaster.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:56:34 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 41922 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fascination with the Idea of "Apocalypse" Fascination with the Idea of "Apocalypse" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fascination-idea-apocalypse-0 <p>Many of this summer’s blockbusters are set in a post-apocalyptic world, including “This is the end”, “World War Z”, “After Earth”, and “Elysium”.</p><p>Today on <em>River To River</em>, we take a look at why this is such a common theme this year. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Iowans who are prepared to face an apocalyptic scenario, and he sits down with an Iowa Homeland Security rep, to find out how prepared the state of Iowa is for disaster.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:18:30 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Ben Kieffer 22795 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fascination with the Idea of "Apocalypse"