end-men

The Atlantic really likes saying things have ended. Take, for example, men. (Still here, Hanna Rosin.)

What follows is an incomplete list of “The End of” stories from The Atlantic. I compiled them while procrastinating a copy-writing project, AKA The End of Productivity.

The End of Men

The End of Women’s History Month

The End of Violent, Simplistic, Macho Masculinity

The End of Age, Race and Gender

The End of the Battle of the Sexes

The End of TV

The End of Property

The End of Games

The End of Cats

The End of Soda

The End of Candy

The End of the College Roommate

The End of the Home Computer

The End of Computers

The End of the Cash Register

The End of the Senate

The End of Giftedness

The End of Hatred

The End of Jazz

The End of Penn State Football

The End of 9/11

The End of China’s Ashtray Diplomacy

The End of Serena Williams

The End of Ahmadinejad

The End of Sarkozy

The End of Dick Cheney’s Kill Squads

The End of South African Exceptionalism

The End of Presidential Privacy in France

Obama and the End of the Imperial Presidency

The End of Hope and Change

The End of Pax Americana

The End of Labor

The End of Job Growth

The End of Middle Class Growth

The End of the Middle Class Century 

 The End of Hyperconsumerism

The End of Retirement as We Know It

The End of the Hangup

The End of Spam?

The End of Expertise?

The End of Privacy?

End of Trading at Goldman Sachs?

The End of the MSM?

The End of the Tea Party?

The End of Moral Hazard?

The End of Free Speech at the University of Colorado?

The End of China’s One-Child Policy?

 The End of Food Tourism?

The End of Celebrity?

The End of the iPhone?

The End of Faceless Victims 

The End of White America

The End of the Checkbook

The End of Retail

The End of the Mall Rat

 The End of Borders

The End of Chinatown

The End of Sprawl

The End of Ownership

 The End of Pro-Choice

The End of Evangelical Dominance in Politics

The End of Laughing at Marijuana Reformers

The End of Magical Oil

The End of the Gay Tax

The End of Adorkable

The End of The Pledge

The End of Photojournalism

The Beginning of the End of Manny Pacquiao

The Beginning of the End of Suburban America

It’s the Beginning of the End for the Apple App Store

The End of Global Warming

The End of the Story

Preparing for the End of the World

The End of History

End Times

Ironically, The Atlantic’s review of the movie This is The End was rather mixed.

Send your #AtlanticPitches to @joedonatelli.

UPDATE: More Fun with Publishing Cliches

A List of “Nondescript” Office Spaces from the New York Times

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