Robert E. Perret

6 Posts

Your Fallout Shelter Reading List

The Cold War coursework you probably never knew about

Civil Defense Program
At the height of the Cold War, President John Kennedy endorsed the Community Fallout Shelter Program in the pages of Life Magazine. Many universities began teaching courses on fallout shelter design and analysis. There was a brief but intense interest in the construction of shelters, and even the U of... [Read More]

The Hairy Ape

"The Hairy Ape" play [1]
The Hairy Ape is a play that explores the existential crisis of Bob “Yank” Smith, who spirals into a complete mental breakdown when he rebels against high society, who he feels undervalues his labor, and his rebellion goes completely unnoticed. After his many efforts to fight back against the social... [Read More]
Tags: play;theatre