Speaking for a minority, we're doing fine | Chuck's Word
Last updated 4/7/2021 at 11:49am
As we began to shut down a year ago, some of us were talking about our upcoming dystopian hellscape. It was all in good fun, as these things are, and we were mostly chatting about movies.
A couple of friends were adamant that we were mimicking the poor souls of the 1959 film “On The Beach,” survivors of a nuclear war left awaiting an inevitable future. That seemed a little dark, although the first one I thought of was “Soylent Green,” the 1973 sci-fi thriller about a world starved and scarred by unchecked population growth.
There was something about no toilet paper that set me off,...