"Does your family still play football before Thanksgiving Dinner?"
"Of course! There's some things even the apocalypse can't change!"
Somehow in the geek’s mind, a person who is lost if electricity goes off for 15 minutes will successfully navigate a post-apocalyptic planet.
The essence of the cozy catastrophe is that the hero is having a pretty good time (a girl, free suites at the Savoy, automobiles for the taking) while everyone else is dying off.