‘Liz & Dick’ and Unitarians

Last night, I watched the Lifetime "world television event," aka the Liz Taylor and Richard Burton biopic starring Lindsay Lohan. The movie was not as awesomely bad as I was hoping, but Liz and Dick did contain some unintentionally hilarious moments, like this one:However, there was one good religion shoutout during the movie. When the actors' affair is discovered, the Vatican goes on record criticizing the couple for adultery (both were married to other people at the time). When they … [Read more...]

Buddha Makes an Appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live’

What if the Buddha had actually been a secret jerk? That was the premise in a sketch last night on SNL, where Andy Samberg played a version of the Enlightened One who made fun of his followers and ogled their boobs and said things like "I think my little Buddha just reached full consciousness." Oh, and evening host Lindsay Lohan was in there somewhere too. … [Read more...]


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