The BP oil disaster in the Gulf Coast has gotten so wildly out of control that nothing surprises us anymore. After 50-plus days of failed recovery efforts -- with no end in sight -- and everyone from James Cameron to Kevin Costner coming up with ways to stop the leak, now we just shrug our shoulders and say "sure, why not?"

Damon Lindelof, writer and co-creator of 'Lost' and a producer on the rebooted 'Star Trek' film series, has become the latest celebrity to offer his own solution -- via Esquire's politics blog -- on how to fix the oil spill. And the man's solution is a decidedly cinematic approach that not only promises to fix this environmental disaster, but will satisfy the legions of 'Lost' fanatics who are desperately craving a taste of new creativity from their lord and master. The BP oil disaster in the Gulf Coast has gotten so wildly out of control that nothing surprises us anymore. After 50-plus days of failed recovery efforts -- with no end in sight -- and everyone from James Cameron to Kevin Costner coming up with ways to stop the leak, now we just shrug our shoulders and say "sure, why not?"

Damon Lindelof, writer and co-creator of 'Lost' and a producer on the rebooted 'Star Trek' film series, has become the latest celebrity to offer his own solution -- via Esquire's politics blog -- on how to fix the oil spill. And the man's solution is a decidedly cinematic approach that not only promises to fix this environmental disaster, but will satisfy the legions of 'Lost' fanatics who are desperately craving a taste of new creativity from their lord and master.

Lindelof's take on an oil-spill rescue movie is, naturally a big-budget affair entitled 'Armageddoner.' As in a sequel to that famed '90s masterpiece about oil drillers versus a giant asteroid plummeting towards earth. Lindelof's follow-up to the most subtle film in history has plenty of action, explosions, and plenty of catchy dialogue -- all in 3-D. And if that wasn't to convince you that his movie pitch is everything BP needs right now, perhaps these three words will seal the deal:

President Dustin Hoffman.

Now that your curiosity is piqued, read the whole synopsis at Esquire.

More importantly, Esquire is encouraging fans to submit their own mock posters for Lindelof's 'Armageddoner' by e-mailing their art to politicsblog@esquire.com. In addition, they want to hear your ideas for oil-spill movies by sounding off on Esquire's twitter page. Who knows, you might come up with the winning solution for this awful disaster. Don't hesitate to be completely off-the-wall with your idea; BP is seriously taking advice from the guy that directed 'The Postman,' so this situation is already pretty ridiculous.
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