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News, The Snitch Evangelical Apocalyptic Paper Claims Mitt Romney and Obama Are Evil Twins

Evangelical Apocalyptic Paper Claims Mitt Romney and Obama Are Evil Twins

It's hard to find evangelical Christians in the media who come off as more questionable than our very own Harold Camping. But there's one place you can be sure to dig one up ... and that's in Texas. The Power…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping Apologizes for There Still Being a World

Harold Camping Apologizes for There Still Being a World

A letter of apology from apocalypse-predicting nonagenarian radio preacher Harold Camping was released yesterday on his Family Radio website. "Yes, we humbly acknowledge we were wrong about the timing," Camping writes, and he even goes so far as to call…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping, Wrong for Third Time on Apocalypse, Vows to Return to Drawing Board

Harold Camping, Wrong for Third Time on Apocalypse, Vows to Return to Drawing Board

A newly contrite Harold Camping told his followers in an audio broadcast last week that he is at a loss to explain why the world didn't end on Oct. 21, as he had so astutely predicted.It was the third time…
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Harold Camping's Rapture Prediction -- Animated

Bizarre news stories take on a certain cachet these days when they inspire cartoons from Next Media Animation, the offbeat Hong Kong-based company that has produced humorous CGI depictions of the travails of Charlie Sheen and Tiger Woods. The latest…
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Sexy PETA Activists to Tease Rapture Believers

There must be some kind of cosmic navel beneath the city of Oakland, because zealots of all stripes seem to be congregating there these days. If you thought the existence of a religious organization predicting the end of the world…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping Predicts Rapture Again, Says World 'Probably' to End Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Harold Camping Predicts Rapture Again, Says World 'Probably' to End Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Whatever you make of his obscure numerological scholarship or beliefs about the end times, you have to give Oakland-based Family Radio president Harold Camping full marks for sheer persistence. Having predicted that Christ would return and the world would end…
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News, The Snitch Sorry, Harold Camping, the World Will End, but Not Anytime Soon

Sorry, Harold Camping, the World Will End, but Not Anytime Soon

There are times when science and religion can agree, like the fact that the planet will come to a fiery end. For instance, both NASA scientists and Harold Camping -- the Oakland Rapture predictor -- agree on this. But what…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping, Rapture Predictor, Moved to Nursing Home After Stroke

Harold Camping, Rapture Predictor, Moved to Nursing Home After Stroke

Harold Camping's world just hasn't been the same since his erroneous prediction that the world would end May 21, 2011. He's taken heat from his followers over the failed Rapture, followed by a stroke that landed him in the hospital…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping's Radio Show to Go Off the Air

Harold Camping's Radio Show to Go Off the Air

The man who erroneously predicted the Rapture -- twice -- will reportedly stop airing his radio program at the end of the month. The Evangelical preacher used his Open Forum show to warn listeners about Judgment Day, which was supposed…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping, Rapture Predictor, Suffers a Stroke

Harold Camping, Rapture Predictor, Suffers a Stroke

Just as Harold Camping, who let us down with his failed Rapture prediction last month, was fading from the news cycle, he resurfaced over the weekend after news broke that the Alameda preacher suffered a stroke. The 89-year-old evangelical preacher…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping Gets $1 Million Offer for Radio Empire -- Post Rapture

Harold Camping Gets $1 Million Offer for Radio Empire -- Post Rapture

A rival Christian proselytizer has again challenged Harold Camping to sell his broadcast empire for $1 million, which makes perfect sense if his Family Radio station will be worth nothing come Oct. 21 -- his latest Rapture date. Richard Myers,…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping Sucks at Math

Harold Camping Sucks at Math

The only world that came to an end on Saturday was Harold Camping's, the notorious evangelical Oakland preacher who riled up the religious community with his awesome premonition that the world would end on May 21, 2011. But that day…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping "Flabbergasted" by Another Failed Rapture

Harold Camping "Flabbergasted" by Another Failed Rapture

I don't know what you were doing on Saturday, Rapture time, but being the hedonist I am, I was cramming in one of my favorite pleasures -- eating several scoops of ice cream (mint chip, chocolate, peanut butter) simultaneously. And…
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Music, All Shook Down After the Rapture, Can KUSF DJs Get Harold Camping's FCC License?

After the Rapture, Can KUSF DJs Get Harold Camping's FCC License?

When the rapture comes at 6 p.m. tomorrow, all the good people are going to go to heaven. At least, that's what Harold Camping and his supporters at the Oakland radio station pushing this whole May 21, 2011 date believe.…
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News, The Snitch KUSF to Get Harold Camping's FCC License Post-Rapture

KUSF to Get Harold Camping's FCC License Post-Rapture

Here is one group that will truly benefit from not being Raptured. Former KUSF DJs, who lost their terrestrial radio station when the University of San Francisco sold its license Jan. 18, plan to take over the FCC licenses of…
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News, The Snitch The Rapture: An Atheist Perspective

The Rapture: An Atheist Perspective

There's really not much left to say about tomorrow's rapture. We've told you where to share your last cocktail and the five things you must do before the world ends on May 21, as Harold Camping has predicted. And so…
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News, The Snitch Harold Camping's Failed 1994 Rapture Prediction

Harold Camping's Failed 1994 Rapture Prediction

​Greetings, hardcore rapture party rats! We don't want to rain on your parade as you prepare to celebrate this Saturday, May 21, 2011, the date Oakland Bible maven and Family Radio President Harold Camping has picked as the end of…
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News, The Snitch Five Things to Do Before the Rapture

Five Things to Do Before the Rapture

Contrary to popular belief, we're not all about drumming up bad news. But when we interviewed the notorious Harold Camping, who claims the world will end on May 21, we, as well as many other media outlets, couldn't resist running…
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News, The Snitch "Rapture Party" Planned for May 21

"Rapture Party" Planned for May 21

On May 21, fans of American hip hop music will have a chance to celebrate the birthday of the late Christopher George Latore Wallace, popularly known as Biggie Smalls. But those who don't like rap need not feel left out,…
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News, The Snitch Gay Pride Movement Is Cited as "Proof" That the World Will End on May 21

Gay Pride Movement Is Cited as "Proof" That the World Will End on May 21

Some SF Weekly readers had a hearty chuckle when we showed them a pie chart illustrating exactly what would happen if gays were allowed to tie the knot: No, the terrorists would not win and schools would not start teaching…
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