Apocamix: End of the World remix, from Electic Method. (VIDEO)

Watch an End of the World Remix

Watch an End of the World Remix

Brow Beat
Slate's Culture Blog
Dec. 20 2012 12:03 PM

Did You See This? The End of the World, Remixed

This unsettling but danceable remix of end-of-the-world moments from the movies was made by Electic Method over a year ago, but it has been making the rounds online as people look forward to tomorrow: Dec. 21, 2012, which people for years have (wrongly) pinpointed as the date of an apocalypse supposedly (but not really) predicted by the ancient Mayans.

Want to know exactly why that notion is a (soon to be very dated, so to speak) joke? Phil Plait explains.

David Haglund is the literary editor of NewYorker.com.