The world is going to end next Saturday, but there are a few problems - the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race.
In April 2016, author Neil Gaiman announced that he was writing the scripts for a six-part television series as the result of a request from Pratchett, shortly before his death. In January 2017, further details emerged. Amazon.com announced that Gaiman will adapt Good Omens into a "comedic apocalyptic" miniseries, set to be released on Prime Video on May 31, 2019.
The end of the world isn't always depressing - check out these suggestions for the satirical and fan favorite, Good Omens.
A substance called ice-nine, which can freeze at room temperature leads to a satiric version of the 1960's arms race and doomsday.
2000 B.C. An angel stands on a mountaintop, surveying the world and its little inhabitants below. He smiles because soon, the last of humanity who survived the great flood will meet its end, too. And he's going to play a big part in it; the instrument of humanity's doom is in his pocket. Oh, must be in the other pocket. . . 2015. Coop, a thief specializing in purloining magic objects, delivers a small box to a mysterious client. Suddenly he finds himself in the company of The Department of Peculiar Science. It seems the box isn't just a supernatural heirloom with quaint powers: it's a doomsday device. Coop's latest job could be the end of him - and the rest of the world.
There couldn't be a fire along the Jorgmund Pipe. It was the last thing the world needed. But there it was, burning bright on national television. The Pipe was what kept the Livable Zone safe from the bandits, monsters, and nightmares the Go-Away War had left in its wake. The fire was a very big problem. Enter Gonzo Lubitsch and his friends, the Haulage & HazMat Emergency Civil Freebooting Company, a team of master troubleshooters who roll into action when things get particularly hot. They helped build the Pipe. Now they have to preserve it - and save humanity yet again.
A zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love with a human, in this original debut novel. R is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He doesn't enjoy killing people; he enjoys riding escalators and listening to Frank Sinatra. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Not just another zombie novel, this is funny, scary, and deeply moving.
Located in a nameless desert somewhere in the great American Southwest, Night Vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of everyday life. It is here that the lives of two women, with two mysteries, will converge.