Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Our End of the World Contingency Plans

Apparently there was a panel of journalists talking about how they'd cover the end of the world and none of them said "By absolutely not going to work anymore, quite obviously." Rest assured that, should any sort of cataclysmic event occur, The Awl promises to be the very first website to immediately stop publishing, because, who gives a plucked chicken.

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zidaane (#373)

Nothing would hamper delivery of the daily newsletter though, right?

melis (#1,854)

@zidaane Depends on how many interns get Raptured.

Daniel Could've (#22,066)

All I know is it'll be my big break!

Squidman (#1,188)

I vaguely recall reading once that before he sold it to Time Warner, Ted Turner's plan was that at the end of the world, CNN would run a tape of the US flag flying with a soundtrack of Nearer My God To Thee…

Rollo (#3,202)

Surely Balk will at least post a reminder that we're all dying alone.

Wait, isn't covering the end of the world what they're doing now?

daemonsquire (#9,523)

End of the world, The Awl stops publishing: I can't tell the difference. Each weekend, I'm, like, "I know I'm alive, but I'm not sure why".

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