On Friday's Tonight Show (11/13/09), Conan O'Brien riffed on the 2012 hype with this joke:This is weird. Despite predictions from the ancient Mayan calendar, NASA has released a statement saying the world will not end in 2012. [cheers, applause] Thank you. Yeah.
Yeah, instead--instead it'll end this holiday season with the release of Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. That's when--that's the end.