OK, you have successfully taunted me out of retirement.
#1 - The world is coming to an end. I think that is self-explanatory.
#2 - The Presidential election is 6 days away. Most importantly,
#3 - The 20th Annual Rusty Sessions to be held in Boulder, CO is only 9 days away.
As for the special guest, would you consider it special if I pretended to be someone else for the entire visit?