Hey, so, um, are our world leaders trying to tell us something by posing all together beneath ominous gray clouds at the G8 Summit? Are they maybe trying to suggest that the Apocalypse is nigh? Should I go out and do all the really dangerous and illegal things on my bucket list tonight, or do I have another week or two to play with?

Thank goodness Angela Merkel was there to add a pop of color.


Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for Crushable.com, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.