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2012 @ Relegere

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Wow, I’ve never had a book largely trashed in a review before, but here it is. Rock and roll! Counter to the general message of the review I will nevertheless extract out of context the excerpt, “a welcome comparative analysis of the 2012 phenomenon” 😉

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2012 @ Brimbank Writers Festival

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Something for the diary: Author event  ‘2012 and the End of The World in Literature’ Thursday 27 September, 6-7pm Join authors Dr Joseph Gelfer and Meg Mundell for a discussion of the 2012 phenomenon and the ongoing fascination with the end of the world and its resonance in popular culture through literature. Joseph is a […]

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2012 @ Nova Religio

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There’s a review of my book 2012: Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse in the latest issue of Nova Religio. The takaway: “Gelfer’s anthology provides a breath of fresh air in the academic treatment of an incredibly significant and pervasive contemporary millennial phenomenon.”

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2012 @ ABC Perth

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Had fun this afternoon chatting with Gillian O’Shaughnessy on ABC Perth in the travel slot about the best places to survive the 2012 apocalypse. I offered a whirlwind tour of the allegedly safest spots, from France, Spain, Africa and across to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. We also covered escaping Zombies, but my […]

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2012 @ skepsis.no

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A Norwegian review of my book, 2012: Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse. The Google-translated takeaway, “it is undoubtedly the best and most comprehensive contribution to the analysis of the 2012 phenomenon means today.” 2012 og den motkulturelle apokalypsen « Skepsisbloggen

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From cookery to Zombies

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Two fun radio interviews today. I had a chat first with Cristy-Lee Macqueen on ABC Northwest WA who has a slot about doomsday meals for your last day on earth. Mine would be a pizza: you could make one that looks like the Mayan calendar and go out with an ironic twist 😉 Then I […]

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2012 everywhere

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Yesterday was a big day for 2012 radio interviews. It started with 3AW in Melbourne, then I did ABC Newcastle, ABC Perth, ABC Darwin, 2CC in Canberra, plus a couple of stations in Brisbane and Sydney where I wasn’t even sure who I was speaking to. The day culminated with a TV interview on The […]