PZ Myers Becomes a Kentucky Colonel

After the Creation Museum trip, there was a surprise waiting for PZ Myers.

He was led to the front of the museum, just outside the gates, and presented with… his certification for being named an official Kentucky Colonel!

The award was presented by American Atheists legal director Edwin Kagin.

This is the video I was able to shoot:

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  • Ron in Houston

    All he needs now is a secret recipe for deep fried communion wafers….

  • mikespeir

    I don’t think so. Wikipedia (which took the place of the Bible) says that the governor of Kentucky bestows that honor. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_colonel )

  • http://blaghag.blogspot.com/ Jennifurret

    You got great video of this! The back of your head ruined all of my shots, Hemant =P

  • Demetrius Of Pharos

    @ mikespeir: Watch the video again. The presenter specifically says at one point towards the end that the document is signed by the governor.

  • mikespeir

    What’s weird, Demetrius, is that I was specifically listening for that very thing. I missed it, anyway.

  • http://www.limetwists.com Cole

    Heh, that’s awesome. My father in law is also a Kentucky Colonel. Only, we have no idea how he got that way. lol He just received the certificate in the mail one day.

  • Hrdina

    He said it at about 2:30 of the video.