I’m on Tour With “American Jesus” Opens Tonight at the Brattle Harvard Square

New England Premiere! I’m on tour with American Jesus– first stop tonight in Boston. Join me at 7 PM or in many other North American venues in the next weeks/months.   WATCH the trailer here below… The Brattle Theatre • 40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • info@brattlefilm.org New England Premiere! 2013, Spain, [Read More...]

WATCH THIS! Yes, Smoukahontas is a Genius–Sid Caesar Liv Tyler & Scarlett Johansson Move Over

WATCH THIS! Sara Marié a.k.a. smoukahontas, is an extremely talented young woman from Finland. Like the late great Sid Caesar,  ”smoukahontas” does killer imitations of FAKE language while speaking made up nonsense. Remember Caeser’s fake German on his pioneering 1950s live television series Your Show of Shows? Well, in the videos below Sara Marié a.k.a. smoukahontas, has the sound and [Read More...]

The Only Difference between the Late Fred Phelps and the Evangelical Establishment (Not to Mention Christianity Today Magazine) is that Fred had the Guts to Act on His Evangelical Convictions

Fred Phelps is dead. There’s only one interesting thing about Phelps: He was the mirror that respectable evangelicals hated to look into. The only difference between Fred and, say, the editors of Christianity Today magazine, is that Fred was really, really rude, made less money and got arrested more often. But in the essentials of [Read More...]

Who Do You Believe Dylan Farrow or Woody Allen?

Child abuse matters. So does justice. Accusations that Woody Allen abused his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, recently filled the headlines… Here’s an excerpted part of the “Open Letter” from Dylan Farrow that was reprinted in the New York Times. Please read it and then read part of Woody Allen’s excerpted response. Who do you believe? [Read More...]

“AMERICAN JESUS” — The Wounded Subculture of American Religion

There is something extraordinarily dangerous and ugly at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. There is something extraordinarily beautiful and enlightening at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. Now there is a movie that explores this paradox: what’s uniquely best about America — religious freedom — is also our continuous downfall. I’m an [Read More...]

Over One Thousand Years Ago There Was A Monk… Frank Schaeffer Reads CLIP TEN “And God Said. “Billy!”

Here is CLIP TEN of my reading from And God Said, “Billy!” During the 17 years I’ve been working on And God Said, “Billy!” I’ve written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. [Read More...]

Another Name For Uncertainty is Humility — Frank Schaeffer Reads CLIP NINE “And God Said, “Billy!”

Here is CLIP NINE of my reading from And God Said, “Billy!” During the 17 years I’ve been working on And God Said, “Billy!” I’ve written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. [Read More...]

Light Fills My Spiritual Being– CLIP EIGHT Frank Schaeffer Reads “And God Said, “Billy!”

Here is CLIP EIGHT of my reading from And God Said, “Billy!” During the 17 years I’ve been working on And God Said, “Billy!” I’ve written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. [Read More...]

“God Was Only Joking When He Called Me A Little Shit”– Frank Schaeffer Reads CLIP SEVEN

Here is CLIP SEVEN of my reading from And God Said, “Billy!” During the 17 years I’ve been working on And God Said, “Billy!” I’ve written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. [Read More...]

Pat Robertson’s Cheerful Chuckle — Frank Schaeffer Reads CLIP SIX “And God Said, “Billy!”

Here is CLIP SIX of my reading from And God Said, “Billy!” During the 17 years I’ve been working on And God Said, “Billy!” I’ve written and published many books, including the NY Times bestseller Keeping Faith and my memoir Crazy For God. But I could never let Billy! go. Now Billy! is almost out. [Read More...]