Survival of the Fittest

Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the TV Series, in 2020, Part III of IX It is not until the third episode of Twelve Monkeys that the audience gets a glimpse of the state of the world outside of Jones’s center of scientific allegiance. Humanity’s remnant has reverted to a tribal pattern, groups of people who…

The Shocking Affects of a Global Pandemic

Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the TV Series, in 2020, Part II of IX The first glimpse of the fictional pandemic and its affects come to us from the future. Twenty-five years have passed since the virus had spread, effectively killing seven billion people, nearly 90% of earth’s population. From the year 2043, scientists piece…

Streaming the Apocalypse

Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the TV Series, in 2020, Part I of IX As I write this, five weeks have passed since the official requisite for social distancing in my home state. This translates into more than 800 hours with my partner and our two teenage children. This is not the post-apocalyptic event I’ve…