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May 24, 2011

End of the World (Ca-Ching!)

Harold Camping May 23 2011

Harold Camping, May 23, 2011

Harold Camping May 8 2011

Harold Camping, May 8, 2011

Harold Camping embarrassed? The situation, a little awkward? Are you kidding? The media mogul hit it out of the park last week milking the “rapture industrial complex.”

What makes the “after” shot so great is that it captures Camping in a little rapture session with his real deity, the glowing box.

(photo 1: AP caption: Harold Camping speaks during a taping of his show Open Forum in Oakland, Calif. , Monday, May 23, 2011. Camping, a radio and television preacher, had predicted the end of the world this past Saturday, May 21, 2011. photo 2: AP caption: In this photo from May 8, 2011, Christian radio host Harold Camping prepares for Open Forum, a live talk-telephone program broadcast daily on radio and TV, inside the Family Radio compound, in Oakland, Calif. The Christian radio host who predicted the world would end over the weekend said Monday he’s ready to talk about why the apocalypse didn’t arrive. Harold Camping declined to immediately comment to The Associated Press but said he’ll make a full statement in a broadcast through his Oakland-based Family Radio International)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=810889128 Molly Whipple Douthett

    What’s with all the plants? Is his office in an arboretum?

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