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Director Paul Feig Plays Not My Job

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We've invited Paul Feig, creator of Freaks and Geeks and director of Bridesmaids, to play a game called: "It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine." It's 2012 — the year the Maya predicted that the calendar and the whole world would end, with John Cusack and his estranged wife being the only survivors. Now, if the past is any guide, that probably won't happen, because people have long made predictions about the end of the world, and we're still here. We'll ask Feig three questions about end-of-the-world projections.

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