Ridiculous Hype (but for a series genuinely worth watching)

Scott Bailey shared¬†the promotional video for the upcoming series on the History Channel, Bible Secrets Revealed, on YouTube. I do not think that it will change your mind about¬†everything you think about the Bible. But they really did interview some of the world’s leading scholars – and also me! [Read more...]

Save the Day for the Day of the Doctor

The BBC has released two short “sting” videos encouraging people to #savetheday for “The Day of the Doctor,” the 50th anniversary Doctor Who special which will air on November 23rd. Do you think they give too much away? HT Doctor Who TV. I think that the official Doctor Who 50th anniversary trailer I shared previously [Read More...]

Paranoid Hype in Political Discourse

I wonder how many of those who make ridiculous paranoid claims about presidential candidates actually believe them, and how many of those who originate them do so knowing full well that they are false, but hoping that enough gullible people will fall for them to help swing the election. Fred Clark has a nice round-up [Read More...]


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