Fitting that on Sunday, here’s an angry, obscene sermon from an unnamed Democratic lawmaker — one I totally agree with. Paulsen and congressional Republicans, or the few that will actually vote for this (most will be unwilling to take responsibility for the consequences of their policies), have said that there can’t be any “add ons,” […]

This Week in the End of the World

Great news this week for fans of the Apocalypse. First, my old favorite, Peak Oil, throws a little more evidence our way: Fears Emerge Over Russia’s Oil Output Russian oil production has peaked and may never return to current levels, one of the country’s top energy executives has warned, fuelling concerns that the world’s biggest […]

The End(s) of the World as We Know It


How are we screwed? Radar counts the ways, with this handy-dandy list of end-of-the-world scenarios. My favorite apocalypse, Peak Oil, is included, but there’s something for everyone: Beepocalypse, Flupoaclypse, Volcanopocalypse, and Mayapocalypse are all there, too. However, I don’t see anything about zombies, which seems to me a glaring omission.