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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

In the Bible, the four figures who usher in the end of the world, representing pestilence, famine, war, and death. It's so dark out here with this storm looming that I'm waiting for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to show up!
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zombie apocalypse

A scenario depicted in apocalyptic fiction in which an onslaught of zombies (undead corpses) causes the collapse of human civilization. "The Walking Dead" and other shows and movies about a zombie apocalypse have proven wildly popular.
See also: apocalypse, zombie
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You've talked before about the theatrical version of Apocalypse Now missing some of the 'weirdness' you wanted.
The novel focuses on a mild-mannered intellectual professor at a Christian college who has to fight for his life as a participant in the reality TV game show, Race to the Apocalypse. Forced to struggle with reality, religion, and his own authenticity, will he take up arms against the troubles unleashed upon him by unseen production forces or end up slaughtered as the show's designated "sacrificial lamb"?
In the "American Horror Story: Apocalypse" episode 10 promo video, Mallory (Billie Lourd) asks Cordelia how the witches can stop a thousand nuclear bombs.
A Drayton Manor spokesman said: "On Sunday June 10 at 4.20pm, a controlled stop took place on Apocalypse as one of our vigilant ride operators noticed a member of the public using their phone on the ride.
Scholarly attention to the apocalypse initially emerged within the context of the nineteenth-century scientific study of religion and in conjunction with the study of sacred texts and traditions.
Dominic Jones, divisional director at Thorpe Park, said: "We're really excited to begin Apocalypse Weekends and offer guests the chance to win free entry in September.
Flor Edwards's Apocalypse Child is an engrossing account of growing up within the strangely insular Children of God cult.
[USA], August 15 ( ANI ): Michael Sheen and David Tennant are all set to save the world from an apocalypse.
'Apocalypse Child' won best picture at the 10th Five Flavours Film Festival in Warsaw last year.
No Now a reluctant global as poster girl for mutants in hiding, Mystique needs convincing to take arms against Apocalypse. Hugh Jackman cameos as Wolverine and the younger cast fail to make an impression.
Though "Apocalypse" hardly represents the worst of the franchise, it's easily the least surprising and least satisfying of Singer's entries.
In The Apocalypse Within" by Vincent Justino DeTizio, you will find: How each image in the revelation is a personal message to you, showing you how to get closer to God; Simple, practical, and proven methods from the earliest Christians which will make the power of God a reality in your life.
Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events.
Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times assumes a step-by-step approach to events in the Bible that depict the apocalypse, considering exactly how these figures could arise, and linking them to discussions of who will participate in the scenarios of Earth's final days.