Play this trance-inducing tune from, Caribou, one of my favorite bands, as you read on–it’ll help prepare you for the apocalypse.
First, a small quake caught the attention of the eastern seaboard, giving office workers from Georgia to New York an excuse to evacuate their buildings for half an hour.
Now, we’re bracing for one of the largest, most dangerous hurricanes to hit the East coast in many years.
I’m not saying I believe any of that stuff about the Mayan calendar and the year 2012, but I know there are plenty of superstitious people out there who do. All I’m saying is, after Hurricane Irene has come and gone, if we get another natural disaster of some sort, people are going to start legitimately freaking out.