Wake up, wake up, apathetic youth. Today is the last day before the end of the world. Or something. By tomorrow we could be fried from a solar maximus, sucked into a supermassive black hole, annihilated by a Nibiru cataclysm. *Fingers crossed for … Continued
How would you want to spend the last moments of your life? In joyous celebration? We thought so. This Friday marks the thirteen b’aktun, or 188.8.131.52.0, the end-date of the Mayan calendar system. The date could signify a mathematical prediction … Continued
Either the New Age eschatologists are right and 2012 really is the end of days or global warming is real. Either way, the intervening weather is inspiring us to dress for the apocalypse. All goods culled from Far Fetch.
Today in culture: politics are rude, children’s books are painful, and Sean Connery is still the best Bond. -Comfort food, comfort films? Richard Brody identifies what makes great films great–and tells us that some idiot on the internet doesn’t like … Continued
Today in culture: Edith Wharton speaks from beyond the grave, the shooting schedule for Pierrot le Fou comes to light, and Fall previews continue. –Carly Rae Jepsen is in the New York Times. Civilization is doomed. -Edith Wharton writes the introduction … Continued
As the rest of the world started to their count down on the Mayan Calendar (as if we were all born-and-bred Mesoamericans from 7000 years ago), Hugh Jackman and Aaron Sorkin made it clear that they have some not-so-apocalyptic plans for … Continued