In the 21st century there’s something apt about zombie apocalypse stories. Maybe it’s the changing world around us like chemical spills, wildfires becoming a “season,” and the COVID-19 pandemic. Sometimes it seems like wherever you look, disaster is looming.
HBO’s adaptation of “The Last of Us,” co-created by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, is an emotional, character-driven apocalypse tale. It’s a zombie survival story that stems from climate change.
While a cordyceps zombie plague isn’t going to happen, the show is full of lessons on what you need for real world survival.
Here’s what you need in your bug out bag for any type of emergency.
What is “The Last of Us?”
For those that haven’t watched the HBO hit show, here’s the brief. The story begins when a type of fungus called cordyceps mutates and begins to prey on humans. The mind controlling fungus then spreads like wildfire, turning