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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2018 2:22 p.m. PST

"On July 27 in the year 2018, the moon will be dripping with rivulets of blood during what is set to be the longest lunar eclipse of this century. According to the British tabloid The Daily Mirror this could be a big "Oi! Mate!" wake-up call for all of us as doomsday preachers are predicting that the event will bring about the end of days. Apocalypse time, baby!!!!

The eclipse is set to last for one hour and 43 minutes. That means that if it really is our last day on Earth, the media will have more than enough time to blog about it, maybe even twice if you are a buff blogger like me. Here's how (I imagine) our industry's lovable and intrepid nerds would cover our last moments before sweet, sweet release:…"
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figuresales02 Jul 2018 2:40 p.m. PST

They will lie about it and blame it on anyone and everyone not formally signed up and hashtagged to the new liberal corporate agenda.

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2018 2:42 p.m. PST

CNN: It's all Trump's fault
Fox: It's all Pelosi's fault
Cleveland Plain Dealer: LeBron Signs With Lakers

Andrew Preziosi02 Jul 2018 3:42 p.m. PST

And so it begins… frown

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2018 4:07 p.m. PST

CNN is ready and has been for years.


Dn Jackson02 Jul 2018 4:08 p.m. PST

New York times: Earth to end, women and children hardest hit.

Cacique Caribe Inactive Member02 Jul 2018 5:28 p.m. PST

The headline is more like this:

"World Ends Tomorrow: Women, Minorities Hardest Hit"


ChrisBrantley02 Jul 2018 5:35 p.m. PST

Headline on the film industry paper Variety: "Exclusive one night redux of "Apocolypse Now! expected to take in 7.5 billion viewers on Friday."

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2018 5:39 p.m. PST

Extrabio1947 +1! That was funny!

Terry3702 Jul 2018 6:53 p.m. PST

Local weather report for that night – "Heavy rain and overcast"!!!! So at least here the world can't end….or maybe it's all just fake news!!!


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2018 10:55 a.m. PST



Legion 404 Jul 2018 6:35 a.m. PST

I think Extrabio nailed it !! evil grin As well as Dan and Dn Jackson ! LOL ! thumbs up

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