The End: I. New World Order

Part 1 of our five part series exploring America’s doomsday obssession:

When I finally got Doyel Shamley on the phone, I was pleasantly surprised.

I was in New York, planning what I jokingly referred to as my “doomsday vacation.” I have always been fascinated with The End as a cultural phenomenon, but seldom has this interest been more topical than right now, at the tail of 2012.