How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The End of the World



With its atomic bomb-sized shock wave, the meteor that struck Siberia instantly caused end-of-the-world fears and has spawned a likely fleeting interest toward increasing our vigilance of the heavens above. But Slim Pickens knows how to ride out the end of the world:

Now let’s get this thing on the hump – we got some flyin’ to do!






4 responses to “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The End of the World”

  1. Stefanie Jeske Avatar

    This is great. Yet, I wonder what happens when the hero hits the ground.

  2. Andrew Forgrave Avatar

    Wonderful! I was going to subtly comment that there must have been slim pickings on the news to prompt you to GIF this — but your attribution above took some of the wind out of that sail. Truly a memorable moment from a great character.

  3. mbransons Avatar

    @stefanie I wondered about that too. The meteor kind of visually fizzles out in air, and I pictured Kong falling off and into the horizon. More GIFFing time needed for that one! @Andrew yes too much information on my part. I need a subtly brick to drop on my head as a reminder.

  4. Stefanie Jeske Avatar

    So Kong falls into another dimension. A beautiful Idea.
    Do you know “The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen”? Munchhausen rides a cannonball and goes to the moon. ( I don’t mean you to buy this. There is just a small text about the book).