here’s to surviving another apocalypse

December 22, 2012 — 4 Comments

end of the world

Well ladies and germs, it’s now Saturday, December 22nd and we’re all still here just as science told us we would be. This means three things. First, New Age devotees cannot follow the Mayan calendar since they would’ve known that this winter solstice was supposed to be a big New Year type event, not a bringer world-ending cataclysm. Second, it means that Weird Things and all of its readers have now successfully lived through their second projected apocalypse. And third, it means I’m now married. Yes, you read that right, there’s now a Mrs. Fish. Let’s just get married when the world ends she said, you’ll be married for like what, 15 hours? We can figure out what to do if the world is still there the next day when that happens, she said. That’s how they get you guys. They cozy up to you about the end of the world.

But in all seriousness, I’ll be taking some time off from posting on the semi-regular basis I just so happened to sink into and will return closer to the end of the year. And just in case you started wondering, we’re both skeptics but we sure had fun playing with the doomsday theme, watching enough Doomsday Preppers episodes to start wondering if we should prep to escape from the preppers should a real disaster strike, and jotting down a myriad of ideas for decor and subtle touches referring to the end of the world as we know it. And zombies. Hey, you can’t have a real apocalypse without some zombies nowadays, now can you? So I’ll catch you all towards the end of next week. Have fun and stay safe this holiday season. Should be easy without a doomsday looming over your heads, right?

[ illustration by Damien Malinvaud ]

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  • TheBrett

    Congratulations!

  • http://wading-in.net/walkabout Al Denelsbeck

    Congratulations, and great to hear! Sometime in the future you’re going to have to come back and provide some details about these apocalyptic decorations and such (for those of us who don’t bother with Facebook, at least.)

    Have a wonderful honeymoon, holiday season, and midwinter feast!

  • Russ Toelke

    Married? Awesome.
    Will there be collaboration here in the future?

  • Psst

    “Don’t just do something, sit there!” – Pythagoras Iatromantis