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Which way you headed?

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“Stairway to Heaven” or  “Highway to Hell”. Take your pick. Yep, this Saturday you may be going somewhere.

Turns out some radio preacher named Harold Camping has predicted it’s going to be the Judgment Day. End of the World and what-not. All kinds of people are going along with this, quitting their jobs and giving away or selling their possessions.

One enterprising group of atheists is offering post-rapture pet care, because despite what we’d like to think, there is no doggie heaven. On the bright side, there is no doggie hell.

Heaven is also apparently more popular than hell. A recent study found that while 74 percent of Americans believe in heaven, just 59 percent believe hell.

If you’re wondering what to wear on Saturday, you might want to visit one of several websites that will give you a little quiz, and then tell you which direction you’ll be headed. Personally we don’t put much stock in this whole apocalypse thing. But we will wait 'til Monday to pay some bills.

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John has worked as a professional bassist for 20 years, including a 15 year stint as Musical Director of the Mountain Stage radio program. John has been at KNKX since 1999 where he hosts “All Blues”, is producer of the BirdNote radio program, and co-hosts “Record Bin Roulette”. John is also the recording engineer for KNKX “In-Studio Performances”. Not surprisingly, John's main musical interests are jazz and blues, and he is still performing around Seattle.
John Maynard started working in radio in the seventies as a DJ at Seattle’s KJR AM which at the time was the dominant AM station in the Seattle market. After a brief stint as a restaurateur and night club owner, Maynard returned to radio with Robin Erickson, creating the hugely popular “Robin and Maynard Show.” In the more than 20 years under that marquee, Maynard flew with the Blue Angels, piloted the Goodyear Blimp, sang with Donny Osmond and hung out in a Universal Studios bar with Kojak (Telly Savalas).