Amazing Science?

Atheist Jaclyn Glenn rewrote “Amazing Grace” and performed it (HT Hemant Mehta): In this instance, I really don't find the new song at all appealing (lyrically speaking, I mean – Glenn sings nicely). I have no objection to “Amazing Grace” being rewritten. And I don't always disagree with atheists, even about their criticism of Christianity. [Read More...]

Who Needs Serenity When There’s Coffee and Wine?

Spotted on Facebook   [Read more...]

Bohemian (Quantum) Gravity

Just in case anyone missed this video on physics, in an a capella rendition of the classic Queen song, here it is! [Read more...]

Sailing the Waters Above

The above screenshot from a Yahoo! question came my way via Facebook. Most felt it to be a parody. If so, it is a good one – taking the Bible at its word and insisting on its literal truthfulness about a detail that most self-proclaimed literalists are happy to ignore. Perhaps I should do a [Read More...]

Viva La Library with Arabic Subtitles!

So, the information literacy song I made,  “Viva La Library,” has been subtitled with Arabic subtitles by the Media & Information Literacy Programme in Qatar. My spoken Arabic is minimal and my reading ability weaker still. And so thoughts on the translation would be appreciated from readers who are proficient in Arabic! Below is the original without the subtitles, [Read More...]

Parody of Reza Aslan Fox News Interview

HT Homebrewed Christianity. I still think Timothy Michael Law’s parody was funnier.   [Read more...]

An Infographic about Infographics

I made the infographic above in response to a discussion of an infographic I recently shared, which led to a discussion of the problem of infographics with dubious information. I'm particularly grateful to commenter Cosmo Fish for a comment with an amusing made-up statistic that helped inspire this!   [Read more...]

Answers in Genesis according to the Uncyclopedia

Today I had my attention drawn to the “Answers in Genesis” entry on the Uncyclopedia. It begins as follows: Answers in Genesis is a satirical Christian ministry that parodies the genuine Pastafarian ministry Answers in the Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. It aims to portray Christians as mouth breathing, arm swinging retards who sit on their high horse [Read More...]

Coffee with Doctor Zaius

Daniel Dunlap pointed out to me the existence of a parody of the “Coffee with Jesus” cartoons on Facebook: Coffee with Dr. Zaius. Here are a couple of examples: Most of the rest are dated political commentary. But I thought it was an interesting parody of the popular and very simply illustrated comic strip. Who [Read More...]

Objective Ministries

Objective Ministries is clearly a parody site. But it is just close enough to what some extreme Christian groups claim and try to accomplish, that you have moments of doubt. I had come across it before, but having found my way there again yesterday, I thought I’d share the site with you. My favorite elements [Read More...]

Mythicism, Mimesis, and Pooh Studies

I previously suggested that Thomas Brodie’s work on the composition of the Gospels is problematic because it has no controls, and it is easy to imagine parallels are present where none are likely to have been intended by the author or perceived by ancient readers/hearers of the work. His claim that the entirety of the [Read More...]


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