Videos: Penis-filled Super Bowl ads, Obama and Peyton Manning signal doomsday, theorist says
The Super (Sucky) Bowl was hellish for most of Denver (and for anyone else who watched, nationwide; it was ranked as the sixth-least-watchable big game in history by Deadspin), but it was even more so for Doomsday theorist and evangelist William Tapley, seen here.
Tapley first worked his way into our Freudian nightmares -- and into our hearts -- in 2011, when he showed up on The Colbert Report.
And his doomy predictions didn't end there.
After appearing on Colbert, Tapley made it onto Anderson Cooper's "Ridiculist" segment on CNN -- not once, but three times.
How did Tapley -- who calls himself the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse and the Co-Prophet of the End Times -- merit such an honor?
By pointing out in online videos that Denver International Airport is filled not just with satanic symbols -- as many other conspiracy theorists believe -- but with phallic ones as well. There are penises hidden in a mural of a penguin, as well as in the mane of "Mustang" (although he has some not-so-hidden genitals as well) and even in the overall design of the airport itself, Tapley has said in his YouTube videos (which you can see below).
And now Tapley is taking on Super Bowl commercials -- in particular that adorable Budweiser spot featuring the puppy that would rather hang out with the Clydesdales.
Earlier this week, Stan Diel, a business reporter for the Birmingham News, spotted Tapley's newest video, in which the Third Eye explains that the ad contains many references to the End times and the Antichrist.
"In the commercial called 'Puppy Love,' which won USA Today's Super Bowl ad contest, the puppy is born at a ranch identified as 'Warm Springs,'" Diel explains, pointing out that Tapley believes that's code for a lake of fire.
"[That's] where our puppy dog comes from," Tapley says in the video. "But this puppy dog is more than a cute, warm, fuzzy animal. He is a symbol of the Antichrist." Tapley also believes that the four Clydesdales represent the "beasts of the apocalypse."
But Tapley isn't done. He brings it all back to DIA.
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