Video: ‘Religious People Are Nerds’

How would you define "nerd"? In this video from College Humor, the narrator defines it as "a person who is really obsessed with something." And then, he notes, religious people are really obsessed with their religion in the way that Star Wars nerds are obsessed with their favorite movies. Do you agree or disagree with this notion? Either way, it's sort of funny. … [Read more...]

Mayim Bialik Addresses the Science/Religion Question

Mayim Bialik is a working actress, an Orthodox Jew, and a PhD in neuroscience. However, not everyone thinks it's possible to believe in G-d and be a scientist. In this video for the webseries Jew in the City, she muses on how it's possible to follow both the scientific and spiritual paths. … [Read more...]

Axe Deodorant ‘Angel’ Ad Gets Banned for Offending Christians

A commercial for Axe deodorant has been banned in South Africa for offending Christian viewers. The campaign, called "Even Angels Will Fall," depicts angels who leave heaven because of the allure of a hot guy's Axe smell. The full ad is below: what do you think? Personally, I think the smell of Axe is pretty offensive on its own, but I don't feel the need to ban it. … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard’s Great-Grandson Directed a Music Video

Jamie DeWolf, great-grandson of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard (that's LRH to you!) is a poet based in San Francisco. He just directed his first music video for fellow San Franciscan Forrest Day. If you're looking for Xenu symbolism in this video, don't bother - DeWolf's family is out of Scientology, and DeWolf has made many public statements denouncing his great-grandfather and calling the Church "a pyramid scheme." I guess this means he won't be hired to direct the next Beck video, huh? … [Read more...]

Brandon Flowers Makes Video About Being a Mormon Rock Star

Brandon Flowers is the lead singer of the Killers. He's also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He recently made a video, "A Fire Still Burning," about his faith and how it influences his life and his career. Flowers knows it's expected for rock stars to be wild, drink a lot, and sleep around, and he also knows he's in the minority of frontmen who have a wife and kids at home. But, he says, he couldn't imagine it any other way.Who should make their own … [Read more...]


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