I represent the first generation whom, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Friday, December 21, 2012
Here is a "MAYAN SORBET" that we could use to have a good laugh at the end of the world.
Mayan Apocalypse in SENSURROUND On Friday, Dec. 21, some say, the Mayan apocalypse will arrive and the world will end.
I wanted to depict the end of the world with help from my favorite
1970's disaster movie and a song that I could not get out of my head.
A disaster movie where an all-star casts attempt to survive life and
death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a
catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles. The
movie is notable for the use of an innovative sound reproduction system
called Sensurround which created the sense of actually experiencing an
earthquake in theaters.
"It's the End of the World as We Know
It (And I Feel Fine)" is a song by the rock band R.E.M., which appeared
on their 1987 album Document, the 1988 compilation Eponymous, and the
2006 compilation And I Feel Fine... The Best of the I.R.S Years
1982--1987. It was released as a single in November 1987, reaching No.
69 US Billboard Hot 100 and later reaching No. 39 in the UK singles
chart on its re-release in December 1991.
"When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Cincinnati because it's always twenty years behind the times." - Mark Twain.