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East Bay ‘Doomsday Minister’ Harold Camping Dies

December 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

East Bay ‘Doomsday Minister’ Harold Camping Dies

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Alameda-based minister gained international attention for repeatedly forecasting the end of the world

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Harold Camping Says Oops, My Bad; Full Text of Letter to Followers

March 9, 2012 | 12:56 pm

Harold Camping Says Oops, My Bad; Full Text of Letter to Followers

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Serial failure in the end-of-the-world prediction biz Harold Camping has issued an acknowledgment of sorts that his forecast last year that the the Apocalypse would occur on May 21 was kind of erroneous. “We humbly acknowledge we were wrong about the timing,” Camping writes. Huh. What’s this “we” jazz? Camping’s personal assurances last year that […]

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Audio, Video: Harold Camping’s Press Conference Yesterday

May 24, 2011 | 10:16 am

Audio, Video: Harold Camping’s Press Conference Yesterday

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Here’s an MP3 recording someone captured of Harold Camping’s press conference yesterday, which was broadcast on Family Radio’s “Open Forum” program at 5:30 p.m. And here’s nearly nine minutes of it on raw video from KTVU. As you no doubt have heard by now, Camping revised his prediction for the Rapture and its accompanying catastrophic […]

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May 22, 2011 | 3:26 pm

Video: Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes Releases Balloon Animals Outside Camping’s Family Radio

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Remember when the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes (best-known for playing a spot-on Dick Cheney in a couple of the troupe’s summer productions) told us that he was going to mosey on over to Harold Camping’s studio with some like-minded atheists on May 21, so he could release balloon animals into the air in […]

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At Harold Camping’s Family Radio, It’s Business as Usual On-Air

May 21, 2011 | 6:10 pm

At Harold Camping’s Family Radio, It’s Business as Usual On-Air

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Well I’ll be damned. Or maybe not: Six p.m. has come and gone in one of the last times zones to meet the appointed doomsday hour with nary a massive earthquake or cloud-bound cluster of ascending faithful. One of the many interesting aspects of today’s End of Craze is that whoever programs Family Radio, the […]

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