10 Things I Will Miss if the World Ends on June 21st
It looks like apocalypse bingo will be coming to an end soon because it's the end of the world as we know it. It was the one thing missing from 2020, really. I feel like I've been through enough threats of the end of the world, but I guess if the world was going to end, now would not be a bad time- we've got a pandemic, murder hornets (hey, what happened to those?), civil unrest, volcanic eruptions and hurricanes, we really are in the "Endgame." (Also, have you noticed that things haven't been the same since "Engame"?)
At this point in my life, I've survived a lot of "end of the world" predictions. First, in 1998 when the Spice Girls broke up, it wasn't technically a prediction of the end of the world, but it was a big enough deal to me. But seriously, in 1999, when they thought the world would end at midnight for the year 2000, I was ten at the time, and boy did we party like it was 1999 for that new years eve. Then, there was this weird conspiracy that the world was going to end on 6/6/06 (weird I know) and I survived that. Then the big one that really gained traction was the conspiracy that the world was going to end in December of 2012.
We all remember 2012, right? Hollywood made a (not very good) movie about that year that starred John Cusack and Woody Harrelson. Well, December 21, came and went and nothing happened. Now, a Knoxville, TN. scientist in named Paolo Tagalougin, who has now deleted his Twitter, redid the calculations and he says that the REAL date of the Mayan apocalypse is... this coming Sunday. So, I guess prepare yourself for the end. If the world is ending, here are ten things I'd mis