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UFO Cult Awaits Doomsday For 15th Time

J.R. `Bob' Dobbs, shown here, is said to have founded the weird UFO cult known as the Church of the Subgenius.

J.R. `Bob' Dobbs, shown here, is said to have founded the weird UFO cult known as the Church of the Subgenius.

Thursday, April 8, 2010 16:09 GMT

CLEVELAND (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A Cleveland-based UFO cult claims Doomsday is finally coming after years of false alarms.

The Church of the Subgenius is a satirical “church” supposedly founded by a man named J.R. “Bob” Dobbs in 1953.

Today, Rev. Ivan Stang runs the parody cult, which has thousands of members who pay $30 to get in and receive “important-looking documents filled with made-up words.”

On July 5, Subgenius will host “X-Day” in New York, a bizarre ceremony to celebrate the end of the world.

Each year, they predict that Armageddon will come on July 5 and members will be saved by flying saucers carrying “alien sex goddesses.”

These aliens will pleasure members for eternity, or Stang says they get triple their Church dues back.

He calls the party one last hurrah among “nerdy boys” and “weirdos,” though he’d be surprised if UFOs actually came.

They’ve been waiting for the aliens for 15 years straight, disappointing those who “truly believe” time after time.

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