The Meltdown by Connor Kerrigan

A sarcastic jerk starts a nuclear meltdown by accident, then tries to stop it before it's too late.

A sarcastic physicist at a nuclear testing facility finds himself in a tricky situation after his ineptitude leaves the building in serious danger.

Animator and director Connor Kerrigan’s animated short is a witty, irreverent comedy. The synopsis may share a resemblance to the premise of many “Simpsons” episodes, and like the iconic show, it shares an intelligent wit immersed in irony and the foibles of everyday life.

But its visuals are uniquely hypnotic, both bright and strangely luminous, lending the storytelling a sense of pop-inflected surrealism — and a fresh take on the traditional workplace comedy.




You Might Also Like:

Others Will Follow by Andrew Finch
Spoetnik by Noel Loozen
How Was Your Day? by Damien O’Donnell
Margo Lily by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart
Long Branch by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart
Orange Drive by Mark Lester


Join over 2.7 million subscribers!

Sign up to our daily e-mail and be the first to get notified of
new stories. No spam, ever. Read more.





Omeleto shares stories that connect us.

Inspiring and insightful. Entertaining and enlightening.
That's what you can expect here: no fluff. Just a steady
stream of the best stories delivered to your inbox.