Scary Solstice

Given the back-and-forth about paganism that has been taking place on Patheos between Mike Bird, Star Foster, and others, I thought I would respond in the manner most appropriate to my own blog: with something humorous and sci-fi related. Some years ago I discovered that there were carols about Cthulhu. Here’s “Scary Solstice.” You’ll be [Read More...]

A Pythonesque Christmas

HT IO9 [Read more...]

A Very Calvin and Hobbes Christmas

HT Allan Bevere [Read more...]

What They Said

If you can’t beat ‘em, repeat ‘em – using shorthand! [Read more...]

Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate it! [Read more...]

Bodhisanta

Via Jeffrey Osthoff on Google+ [Read more...]

Hitch Comes Face to Face with the Old Man with a Long Beard

I’ve seen several of these cartoons before, but since these all popped up in my feed reader today, I thought I would collect them all and share them. HT Hemant Mehta HT Daniel Florien From Sneer Review   [Read more...]

Controversial Christmas Carols

In groundbreaking but controversial research, historians are challenging this historicity of the account of the arrival of the magi offered in “I Saw Three Ships.” Archaeologist and New Testament scholar Bob Carlung, who has spent his life investigating the historic topography of the Holy Land, said in a recent interview, “It is simply unfeasible that [Read More...]

Envisaging A Better Star Wars Christmas Special

By Lar DeSouza. HT Steampunk Boba Fett on Facebook. [Read more...]

Merry Hothmas!

From Obvious Winner, HT Jeff Carter on Facebook. I love the AT-AT walkers as fill-ins for reindeer. [Read more...]

The Creationist Vision of Paradise is Like Living Forever on a Crowded Tokyo Subway

I’m grateful to Michael Heiser for highlighting the ridiculousness of a typical creationist claim. According to the Bible, the command to “be fruitful and multiply” was there prior to the Fall. According to young-earth creationists, death was not. And so that means that the vision of “paradise” that young-earth creationists have is of a world [Read More...]


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