I nearly went into coronary arrest after seeing the news item on the right on latimes.com a few minutes ago.
With the economy teetering on the brink of financial ruin, I was certain this latest development meant the four horsemen of the apocalypse were on their way.
Thankfully, this “story” simply turned out to be clever marketing by Paramount Pictures for their film Eagle Eye, which opens today and stars acting sensation Shia LaBeouf.
The movie studio ran a full-screen mockup of the Los Angeles Times’ home page with fake news items pertaining to their film.
You can see the full ad after the jump.
We now return to our regularly scheduled calamity.