Martyrs read tweets by Joel Osteen

This is inspired, from our Lutheran siblings. (H/T Deacon Sean Keller). Yes, evidently he really did tweet these things.  (His Twitter feed is here.) [Read more...]

Gasp! Blogger admits “writing negative posts about Pope Francis made me a miserable SOB”

A shocking confession:  Catholic blogger Anselm Gregory Benedictus Ambrose Tiberius Athanasius, who writes at “Ex Ore Dei” under the pseudonym “Pepe”, admitted to his readers yesterday that writing negative posts about Pope Francis for forty consecutive days has turned him into “a miserable SOB”. In a post titled “Pope Posts: Day 41″, Pepe wrote: “What [Read More...]

Too good to miss: Weird Al’s “Word Crimes”

The man is a national treasure. Somebody needs to carve his face on Mt. Rushmore. Check out his latest video, “Word Crimes,” a parody of “Blurred Lines”: [Read more...]

A dad’s Sunday psalmody, from “Frozen”

The virus that is the score from “Frozen” has now infected fathers. And it’s hilarious. [Read more...]

“Mad X-Men”

What happens when the worlds of “Mad Men” and “X-Men” collide? You have to see it.  This was evidently created by the good people at Quiznos, who place a prominent plug at the end. In a word: inspired. [Read more...]

A “Frozen” father’s lament

Priceless. One man gives voice to what so many dads are feeling these days. [Read more...]

If I didn’t know better, I’d say this was just another day in the Catholic blogosphere

But otherwise: this is pretty sensational. Popped up on my Facebook feed, and I couldn’t resist. It’s a German quartet known as Salut Salon. Enjoy. [Read more...]

Best snow day school announcement. Ever.

What did we do before we had the Internet? My childhood was deprived of things like this: a rap number performed by school administrators to inform the student body that school would be closed the next day. This comes from North Carolina’s Durham Academy. Head of School Michael Ulku-Steiner and his assistant appropriately performed an [Read More...]

Jimmy Fallon and The Muppets sign off “Late Night”

Thursday, we got a look at how Jay Leno said “So long, farewell” to The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon’s goodbye Friday night was just as inspired, and even hipper. I loved it. Watch. [Read more...]

Classic: stars sing “So long, farewell” to Jay Leno

An inspired send-off from last night’s “Tonight” show. While it won’t rival Carson’s finale, it had its moments. And: for those who missed it, I flipped over to CBS as Leno’s credits were rolling and caught Letterman saying, as his show ended, “Goodnight, Jay!” Celebs Sing Farewell To Jay – Leno's Final Show… by IdolxMuzic [Read more...]