Alexander Zaitchik’s Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance is on the shelves. Beck seems to dislike the book as much as i liked it, calling it “despicable, yellow journalism.” […]
Texas re-education: Don's dames
The story so far: By Ann Ivins Pushed out of his rightful place by invidious, freedom-hating and downright evil forces,* one man dares to take a stand. One man defends God, country […]
National Day of Prayer
I just read Cathy Lynn Grossman’s essay on “Is it the ‘National Day of Pray Our Way Only’ now?“. For those of you who missed it last week (myself included), US District […]
Found: a portal to the conservative soul
Connecting with a public that’s either complacent or frightened about nuclear weapons requires hitherto untapped reserves of ingenuity.
When Jesus Attacks! Why don't we care that the Catholic Church is officially whipping Congress?
Part 2 of 2. (Read part 1…) It’s Time to Separate Church and State, Once and for All If you recall, anti-Catholic prejudice was once a problem for Catholic politicians in the […]
Jesus Gone Wild! It's time to separate church and state, once and for all
Part 1 of 2. I tripped across a provocative headline in the Wall Street Journal the other day: “They Need to be Liberated from Their God.” Turns out the story was about […]
Propping up hate
by Ann Ivins I’ve been thinking with increasing irritation about that perennial conundrum-within-an-enigma-which-actually-isn’t-that-difficult-at-all: the separation of church and state, this time in the context of gay marriage. The issue becomes more annoying […]
Spiderman 4 preview: Who Would Jesus Whack?
Remember the scene in Spiderman 3 when Eddie Brock (played by Topher Grace) goes to church and prays that God will kill Peter Parker? That probably got a laugh out of most […]
Suck factor: the glory of violence, the horror of sexuality
by mentalswitch There are three mainstays in today’s Hollywood: sex, violence and special effects. Special effects in movies, when well done, are fun. They help us escape from our lives to enjoy […]
The Scarlet NSFW
The other day our friend MentalSwitch offered up a delightful little post entitled “Hello Nurse!” It featured a photo of an attractive model dressed as … well, hell, rather than me trying […]