Brace yourself: Netflix’s The Punisher is finally here. After more than a year of Twitter and Instagram teasers, the much-hyped Daredevil spinoff starring Marvel’s most badass veteran arrived for streaming on Nov. 17... and he’s not alone.
The very same day that Netflix released Marvel’s The Defenders — a superhero mashup featuring Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil, and The Iron Fist — the streaming site decided to up its crime-fighting game with an Aug. 18 teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated Daredevil spinoff, The Punisher, slated to air sometime in 2017.
Thanks to movies, TV, and comic books, we all know the zombie apocalypse is imminent. Okay, it probably isn’t, but if you’re among the millions of Americans who love to daydream about what you would do if the world ended in a gory haze of flesh and brains, then you’re in luck. One of the first things on your post-apocalyptic priority list should be finding a suitable stronghold; to that end, we developed this highly scientific list of the five best states for surviving the zombie apocalypse.
If you’re anything like me and got hooked on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” in 2010, you probably spend way too much time planning what you would do if the world ended tomorrow — zombies or otherwise. You might want to add Bruder’s EXP-6 to your post-apocalypse wish-list.
2016 was a big year for our team and our readers. We started a podcast about Bowe Bergdahl, brought on some incredible writing talent, and covered stories that no one else was talking about from the military and veterans’ perspective. From Standing Rock to the election, here’s our list of Task & Purpose’s best stories from 2016.
Publicity photo for "The Walking Dead: Season Two" video game. (Telltale Games.)
No doubt many people agree that watching “The Walking Dead” is a challenge for anyone with any tactical experience. It’s a wonder I don’t go hoarse or destroy my television in frustration at all the terrible decisions the characters make. It’s possible, though, that the characters on the show are like most people, and simply never have considered what to do when the world ends. They are learning on the job, and that’s not easy in the horrible world they occupy.