Mayans actually predicted rise of ‘pale obese gun monsters’

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, January 21, 2013 14:37 EDT
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In a bit of satire published Monday, faux news website The Onion cleared up all the confusion about what was supposed to be the end of the world round about December 12, 2012.

Turns out, the Mayans never predicted the end of the world. They actually predicted the rise of “pale obese gun monsters.”

But we here in America wouldn’t know anything about that, now would we?

This video was published to YouTube on January 21, 2013.


Photo: Shutterstock.com.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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