Reader Pierre M. mentioned: Hyundai’s Zombie Apocalypse Survival Car . [JWR Asks: This zombie marketing is getting out of control. I see that MTM is already marketing Limited Edition Zombie Ammo Cans  and Hornady is selling a new line of ZombieMax ammo  from .380 to 12 Gauge. What’s next? Zombie Apocalypse collector Slurpee cups? Will Collins make special Zombie Slayer logo machetes? How about a Zombie Slayer ice cream flavor from Ben & Jerrys? Or a Zombie-theme political fundraiser? Oh, but wait, we’ve apparently already elected several Senators-For-Eternity that will keep getting elected long after they’ve assumed room temperature. And speaking of which, I have doubts about whether or not Barbara Boxer is still among the living. Those copious injections of Botox may have overcome the blood-brain barrier.]
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On a more serious note, Pierre also sent this: 4,000 years ago, solar caused climate changes massive civilization collapse 
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Reader Mark A. sent this piece from Emily Miller of the The Washington Times: Gun ownership up, crime down .
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Blogger Kevin Swindle just posted an insightful review of my novel Survivors . Warning: It includes some plot spoilers.