My new book, Apocalypse How, is about how the world is about to end… and why we should be psyched! It’s the first-ever work of apocalyptic literature that «accentuates the positive» — and teaches you how to not just survive, but thrive. As with any exciting new endeavor, however, the key to thriving in a post-apocalyptic world is PREPARATION. In that spirit, I’ll be alerting you whenever I spot a sign of our impending doom — or should I say, your impending opportunity!
SIGN: Denver resident Jeff Peckman proposes that the city form a commission to deal with «issues related to the presence of extraterrestrial beings on Earth.»
WHY THAT’S A SIGN: As one of the highest cities on the planet, Denver’s in a good position to spot them coming first. WHAT TO EXPECT: A skyrocketing bodycount will mean huge lines at all the things to do in Denver when you’re dead.
WHY THAT’S GREAT NEWS: Even when the aliens spread out to the rest of the world, their mistaken first impressions will cause them to spin their wheels trying to liquidate humanity’s «gorp reserves.»
HOW TO PREPARE: If you’re vacationing in Vail or Aspen, stay in the hot tub a little longer until the aliens descend to lower ground. Looks like you’re finally among the fortunate.
Daily Show writer Rob Kutner’s Apocalypse How is available in stores May 12th, or online here.