Tag Archives: Everybody Panic!

The Sixth Extinction

Y’all I’ve been reading Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction and it’s getting me down a bit. Extinction is like death squared. So sad. The premise, which will likely be familiar to you, is that there have been five times of … Continue reading

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The Odds Against Tomorrow

Are you a worrier? Have plans for flood/earthquake/zombie apocalypse? I’m not at all so inclined because I’m too busy worrying that I might forget my keys. My disaster plans are mostly along the lines of “have some liquor in the … Continue reading

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The Demon in the Freezer

Y’all! How have you been? I’ve been off gallivanting. I meant to take a bunch of fabulous pictures to show you, dutifully packed my camera, then … never used it once. Um, how about we say I was busy doing … Continue reading

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Spillover

Remember when I said Spook wasn’t that spooky? Y’all I should have posted about Spillover:Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen on Halloween because it’s way scarier. It’s about zoonosis, which is to say diseases that infect … Continue reading

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