Doomsday Cult Prepares For Apocalypse In July 2008

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 5, 2008: The Church of the SubGenius has announced that the end of the world will take place in precisely thirty days, on X-Day: Saturday, July 5, 2008. In preparation for the fulfillment of this doomsday prophecy, the Church has issued a call to all of its members, to participate in a festival with rock concerts and blasphemous rituals taking place in upstate New York, during the final weekend before the arrival of the apocalypse.

The Church of the SubGenius is a popular organization often seen as a “parody” of religious cults, including Scientology, the Raelians, the Unification Church, and racist hate groups such as Christian Identity. The organization is widely seen as a satire that mocks organized religion, or as the church describes itself, “a cynisacreligion.”

Since its inception in 1953, Church founder J.R. “Bob” Dobbs has predicted that a fleet of flying saucers will arrive at the beginning of July to destroy the worldwide Conspiracy against the Church of the SubGenius, while all ordained SubGenius ministers will be rescued by escape vessels piloted by the Alien Sex Goddesses, also known as the Xists.


When the mysterious group “Scientology in 2008, the Church of the SubGenius responded with a declaration of solidarity with the hackers on steroids – and an invitation to the legions of Anonymous to join the Church in New York to prepare for X-Day.