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Nostradamus’ prophesies inspired and awed several writers with a penchant for apocalyptic fiction. However, the apocalyptic genre is not a new genre. It is evident from the works of the Babylonians and the Mayans. Mesoamerican literature is a rich source of history, prophesy, time, astronomy, and the apocalypse. Drawing a reference to the Mayan calendar, it has caught the fancy of several painters, writers, and film makers. The movie Apocalypto was a stark portra...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal
  It was on a Sunday, October 30, 1938 to be precise that the Martians attacked earth. Only, the attacks were part of the radio play adaptation of HG Wells’ sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds. The play was directed /narrated by Orson Welles, yes the same director who went to make Citizen Kane (1941), considered by many critics to be the best movie ever made.   Many listeners who tuned that to the evening broadcast missed the part that the narration...
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