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You know it's Armageddon when ...

The koi line up ...
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By DAVID KISH  |  December 21, 2012
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Gifts for doomsayers

You still haven't started your holiday shopping? Don't bother.
Apocalypse, Now!
By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  December 07, 2012
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A survivalist Christmas

Everything you're about to read will be especially relevant if the world as we know it ends on December 21, as the Mayan calendar (supposedly) predicts. But even if the apocalypse doesn't rain down just before Christmas, it can't hurt to be prepared for
Gifts to ensure you live to see the New Year — and many more!
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 07, 2012
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David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars [40th Anniversary Edition]

Bowie's greatest album? Depends on the day. Canonically, however, this is and will always be a BFD: an archetype of alternative commercial rock, the primo platter of the so-called glam era; and arguably the best record ever made about apocalypse, interp
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By ZETH LUNDY  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Containment: The Zombie Puzzler

Few writers cover games with more depth and insight than Brad Gallaway, the senior editor for GameCritics.com. He plays everything, and he's not afraid to go against popular opinion.
Zombies on the block
By MITCH KRPATA  |  April 20, 2012
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Review: Containment: The Zombie Puzzler

Few writers cover games with more depth and insight than Brad Gallaway, the senior editor for GameCritics.com. He plays everything, and he's not afraid to go against popular opinion.
Zombies on the block
By MITCH KRPATA  |  April 20, 2012


Short take - Ottawa Animation Fest

Review: The best of the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival

The Canadians produce the best animation programs and prove it again with this international selection.
Canadian animations
By PEG ALOI  |  January 27, 2012
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Denny's apocalyptic model train set

Best toy ever.
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  January 20, 2012
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Mayaville

The wheel of time, according to the Mayans.
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  January 13, 2012
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It's finally 2012

Will the world end this year?
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  January 06, 2012
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Review: Bellflower

In addition to the flamethrower, they've also rigged up a whiskey-dispensing car dashboard, and as a piece de resistance have created the Road Warrior–inspired "Medusa," a 1972 Buick Skylark souped up to breathe fire.
Petal to the metal
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 09, 2011


The Skies are Falling! The Skies are Falling!


Everything I thought I knew about TV is wrong. Seriously. On Sunday, the two-hour premiere of Falling Skies aired, and an alien apocalypse descended upon...
By James Fitzpatrick  |  June 22, 2011

Rapture, ruptured

May 21 came and went, and nobody got lifted naked skyward into Heaven.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 27, 2011
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Drat, it's the 21st already?

Make sure your date this Saturday night is with an atheist.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  May 20, 2011
Signs of the coming apocalypse

Signs of the coming apocalypse


IS THIS THE FUTURE? What the closing Borders on Newbury looked like yesterday:   Is there anything more unnerving than a vast, empty bookstore? Actually, abandoned, rotting libraries...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  April 13, 2011

Tonight: Dr. Steven C. Schlozman dissects the zombie apocalypse with a scalpel ... of science!


In two years, the zombie apocalypse will be here. By 2013, two-thirds of the planet has been wiped out by Ataxic Neurodegenerative Satiety Deficiency Syndrome...
By David Eisenberg  |  March 28, 2011


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Review: The Housemaid

In Kim Ki-young's 1960 original, one of the all-time South Korean classics, the title housemaid was a psychopathic femme fatale wrecking the lives of her employers, a composer and his hard-working wife
Korean remake fuses art and soft-core thrills in steamy class drama
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 18, 2011
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Self-inspection

Karl wishes exercising didn't suck so much.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  February 04, 2011
How is Booky Formed?

How is Booky Formed?


It's no secret Yahoo! Answers is the cesspit of the Internet, a place where coherent thought goes to die. Recently, I found out it had...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  January 12, 2011
Mutants, Scott Brown, and the impending apocalypse

Mutants, Scott Brown, and the impending apocalypse


Earlier this month, a lamb in Turkey was born with a human face, marking the second recent report of one of these fucked-up, mutant creatures....
By Ashley Rigazio  |  January 20, 2010
Don't bother with nukes, just lasso in that comet

Don't bother with nukes, just lasso in that comet


  An aerospace engineer from the Air Force Institute of Technology has devised an idea, don't use nukes to blast a comet headed for Earth...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 04, 2009


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Apocalypse wow

At the start of Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood , mankind is heaving its last gurgling sighs.
Margaret Atwood unleashes the End Times
By SHAULA CLARK  |  October 23, 2009

The giant asteroid that's coming to kill us all. But not really. But maybe.


It may be a bit solipsistic to presume that we’ll have anything to do with our own eventual demise. We busy ourselves, fussing about with...
By Jason OBryan  |  July 17, 2009
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Epochalypse soon

The end times do indeed commence on December 21, 2012.  On that date, this fragile blue orb of ours will suddenly cease to be a very fun place to live.
The end is nigh! Or not.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 25, 2009