Posts Tagged: chernobyl

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Amy Benson


Our American obsession with the personal and individual has made us the tremendous resource consumers we are in the world. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Zarina Zabrisky


Zarina Zabrisky talks about her new book, Explosion, the art of the short story, Russia and Ukraine, and being "a Jewish pessimist in the spirit of Shalom Aleichem." ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Matt Bell


Author Matt Bell talks video games, fiction, nonfiction, politics, empathy, and his new books, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Scrapper. ...more

A Photo Essay From Chernobyl



“Just outside Yuris headquarters is the monument to the firemen who died after the explosion. The monument was erected by the firemen themselves. After the explosion, firemen raced to the plant within 2 minutes of hearing the alarm, unknowingly exposing themselves to lethal doses of radiation.” …more