From Darth Vader: “Why I am leaving the Empire”

Goldman Sach’s Greg Smith caused a sensation with this Op-Ed piece in yesterday’s New York Times. Now, Darth Vader has been moved to follow suit: After almost 12 years, first as a summer intern, then in the Death Star and now in London, I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory [Read More…]

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Yeah, that about sums it up…

From a deacon friend’s Facebook page: [Read more…]

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Hitler reacts to the new Roman Missal

You knew this was coming sooner or later. [Read more…]

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Sin, in a nutshell

Makes sense to me.  From Black, White and Gray: [Read more…]

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Worth a thousand words

I can relate: [Read more…]

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Matthew Broderick’s Day Off

For those of us who still have warm, fuzzy feelings for Bueller, try this: a new Honda ad, set to debut during the Super Bowl, but getting an early push on the interwebs. To Honda and Broderick all I can say is: “Danke shoen.” [Read more…]

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Oops

This is why God made proofreaders (source): [Read more…]

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The Bark Side: Volkswagen’s inspired new Super Bowl ad

Clearly, designed to go viral — so allow me to give it a little nudge.   Those who remember this priceless spot from last year will recognize the theme: the Imperial March, a.k.a., Darth Vader’s Theme.  But you’ve never heard it like this.  Or seen it performed by dogs dressed as those iconic characters. [Read more…]

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Did you hear the one about the priest who’s a standup comic?

Seriously: The Rev. Britto Berchmans’ upcoming one-man show, “Centennial Chuckles,” is no joke, but the pastor of Park Ridge’s St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church hopes his comedy act produces plenty of laughs. “For too long people have thought church is kind of heavy and boring,” Berchmans said. “No, church is wonderful, and my [Read More…]

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The cardinal as card

From the NY Post: His new post as a cardinal comes with a princely red hat, but Archbishop Timothy Dolan isn’t letting the promotion go to his head. When asked by a reporter yesterday whether he should be called an archbishop or a cardinal-designee, the portly priest flashed his famous sense of humor. “Just call [Read More…]

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