I’m as shocked as you are. Despite Harold Camping’s extensive Bible study and resultant doomsday prediction that the world would end on May 21, it didn’t. You know who else is shocked? Harold Camping. Not shocked enough to give back the shitload of money his followers sent him in preparation for the rapture, but shocked nonetheless. According to the New York Times, when asked about returning donations, Camping said, “We’re not at the end. Why would we return it?”
Why indeed. And there are a few things to point out that old Harold might have just been a few days or weeks premature. Think about this.
The Oprah Show has something like one episode left, which might lead to an uprising of jacked-up pseudo-feminist housewives around the world.
The NFL labor strife continues, which might lead to an uprising of obese beer-swilling and fantasy football addicted men across North America.
The release of Lady Gaga’s latest album on Yahoo crashed their servers, which might lead to an uprising of weird and disaffected emo youth around the globe.
Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback and supposedly a manly man, was captured by a photog thusly:
Strange days indeed.