Notes From The Internet Apocalypse: A Novel

Notes From The Internet Apocalypse: A Novel
Categories: Computers, Webcam
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When the Internet suddenly stops working, society reels fromthe loss of flowing data, instant messages, and streaming entertainment.Addicts wander the streets, talking to themselves in 140 characters or less and forcingcats to perform tricks for their amusement, while the truly desperate pin theirrequests for casual encounters on public bulletin boards. The economy tumblesfurther and the government passes the draconian NET Recovery Act.

For Gladstone, the Net''s disappearance comes particularlyhard following the loss of his wife, leaving his flask of Jameson''s andgrandfather''s fedora as the only comforts in his Brooklyn apartment. But thereare rumors that someone in New York is still online. Someone set apart fromthis new world where Facebook flirters "poke" each other in real life andmembers of Anonymous trade memes at secret parties, where a former librariancan sell information as a human search engine and the perverted fulfill theirsecret fetishes at the blossoming Rule 34 club. With the help of his friends, ablogger and a webcam girl both now out of work, Gladstone sets off to find theInternet. But is he the right man to save humanity from this Apocalypse?

For fans of David Wong, Chad Kultgen, and Chuck Palahniuk,Wayne Gladstone''s Notes from the Internet Apocalypse examines thequestion, "What is life without the Web?"