John Hodgman on the End of the World

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Judge John Hodgman

If we’re to believe the movies and what we see on TV, the world will soon be coming to an end. Maybe it will be at the hands of zombies. Maybe it will be the result of selfish human choices. Maybe it will stem from unharmonious international relations. Who knows—it could begin at James Franco’s house.

Humorist, writer, and Daily Show "resident expert" John Hodgman has been thinking about the end of the world and joking about it for the past year on stages across America.

His new special documents the last night of his doomsaying tour. The Netflix-only show is called “Ragnarok,” a reference to Norse mythology's depiction of the end of the world.

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John Hodgman

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Comments [3]

oscar from ny

The cervailance technique is to enslave you..

The Mark of the Beast 16 And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred three score and six.
The name is G.E.O.R.G.E ...that's why masons use it in the middle of compass..
The last beast was aligned in the new millennium 2000

Jun. 19 2013 03:25 PM
Marlene from Fl

Have you lost your mind? I listened to this segment and thought that I had lost mine. Why would you feature this Kook?

Jun. 19 2013 09:59 AM
Ed from Larchmont

In addition to the Book of Revelation there are several statements (St. Peter, St. Paul) in the Bible about how the world will end. A new heavens and a new earth. See Revelation chapter 20.

The only way to be prepared is to be reconciled with God. Not something to be feared.

Jun. 19 2013 09:53 AM

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