Like There’s No Tomorrow

Parties celebrate the rumored end of the world

Posted: December 21, 2012 at 3:20 a.m.

The duo of Bob Livingston and John Inmon, part of the Texas music outfit Lost Gonzo Band, will headline an End of the World concert tonight at the Victory Theater in downtown Rogers.

Perhaps the world won’t end today, even with ancient Mayan predictions to the contrary. (And what time is that supposed to happen, anyway?) But according to a Reuters news service survey, about 10 percent of respondents expect the end times today. Even some national governments are taking the threat (or threat of a threat) seriously. According to The Associated Press, Chinese officials have detained more than 500 people for declaring the world will end soon.

This story is only available from our archives.

Whats Up, Pages 11 on 12/21/2012