Robert Bast is the author of Survive 2012 - a popular website and book (on surviving a catastrophe). It is available at Amazon USA and Amazon UK. He also manages a 2012 directory, a 2012 wiki, a 2012 social network and a 2012 forum.
Rob and some forum members were the subject of a Playboy article in 2009. Rob's other media appearances include 2011: 100 Days of Disaster (Australian TV documentary), The Project (Australian TV current affairs), Urban Male Magazine (Canada), the cover story of Hard Evidence magazine (Australia), a CNN Money article, 2012 - The Final Prophecy - a documentary on National Geographic channel (an excerpt of Rob also appeared on Entertainment Tonight), and various radio interviews, including China Radio International, a breakfast radio show in Ireland, a plethora of Australian radio interviews, talkback in Canada & Johannesburg, and some alternative online radio stations and podcasts.
To contact Rob, please use the contact form at Survive2012.com. To ask general questions about 2012, please use the forum at 2012forum.com, where Rob actively participates.
BTW, his second book, if the world doesn't end (in the process thwarting his ambitions) will be called We Are Not Real