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“Countdown to Zero” both fear mongering and hopeful

Since I was born in 1986, I just missed out on the awesomeness that was the Cold War with all those “kiss your ass goodbye” Duck and Cover ads that existentially traumatized my parents’ generation.  Despite the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the threat of nuclear weapons is still alive–and Countdown to Zero is happy to make you piss your pants with terror. Continue reading