Funk drummer, composer, and podcast legend George Hrab spends an unhealthy amount of time thinking about the end of the world. And he’s pretty sure we’ve got it all wrong. Not just the zombies, but the role fear would play both before and after the collapse of civilization.

George Hrab is the host of the Geologic Podcast, a weekly comedy, music, and interview show with not a hint of geology in it. His day job is playing drums, guitar, bass, and piano and composing music for...