I love Wrecking Ball but hate the video (by Lance Wisely)

Lance Wisely

Below is a guest post from Lance Wisely, an alumnus of my online philosophy classes, reprinted with permission from his blog Heretic With A Heart. Many videos feature gratuitious, problematic objectification, but the video for Wrecking Ball is willing to be incongruous and senseless to do so. The video opens. Miley is crying. This song is [Read More...]

Before I Deconverted: I Was A Teenage Christian Contrarian

Daniel Fincke November 21,1993

A few weeks ago I began chronicling the story of my Christianity, my deconversion, and my personal and intellectual development post-deconversion. I began with the reminiscences, Before I Deconverted: My Christian Childhood and Before I Deconverted: Ministers As Powerful Role Models.  This post is a series of recollections of my high school religiosity. Below I cover [Read More...]

St. Vincent's "Cruel"

I cannot figure out what I love more, her brilliant music or her unique and remarkable theatrically controlled facial expressions. Her videos always mesmerize me, she’s positively electric on stage, and the songs get deep under the skin. She’s one of the best of our time. Support genius, pick up Strange Mercy. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“Atheists Kill People”

A cathartic remix of so many of the most memorable demonizations of atheists from the last few years: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Amish Paradise

A classic: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: This Party Took A Turn For The Douche

Garfunkel and Oates have a new video for their hip hop classic: I love the video but far prefer the original version with its faster rapping: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Valentine’s Daily Hilarity: How To Write A Love Song

It’s Valentine’s Day and if you’re a cheap bastard who has not yet figured out what to get your beloved for $0, there’s still time to write her a song following these familiar steps: The Axis of Awesome: How to Write a Love Song – watch more funny videos Thanks to @FunnyVideos on Twitter. Your [Read More...]

Pearl Jam vs. Social Darwinism

A really well made music video for their otherwise mediocre song “Evolution”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Nothing (Neverending Story + Radiohead’s “How To Disappear”)

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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