Crucifixion Relaxation

I don’t know why Jesus complained about being in this position. Seems pretty comfortable to me:

(via The American Jesus)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

  • mobathome

    Oh! No! The … Comfy Chair!!!

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/GodVlogger?feature=mhee GodVlogger (on YouTube)

      “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!”

      • Greg G.

        He must be made of stronger stuff. Poke him with the soft pillows!

        • http://itsmyworldcanthasnotyours.blogspot.com/ wmdkitty

          We’re sorry; the Soft Pillows are currently occupied by the fluffy kittens. As it is forbidden to interrupt their nap time, the Pillows will be unavailable until further notice. We suggest using the rack.

  • http://gloomcookie613.tumblr.com GloomCookie613

    Crucicliner?

    • Randomfactor

      Lay-Z-Savior.

      • http://gloomcookie613.tumblr.com GloomCookie613

        Niiice.

  • Hugh Cary Oates

    I imagining this on some Saturday morning TV’s evangelical version of Pee Wee Herman’s Funhouse.

  • Renshia

    That looks like a lot of fun. I want one.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/GodVlogger?feature=mhee GodVlogger (on YouTube)

    Now I know what to get Bill Donohue (catholic league) for his next birthday!
    :-)

  • busterggi

    But if my arms are fastened down how can I reach my remote?

    • Crazy Russian

      This opens up a rich market for toe remotes, remote wrist straps, voice activation (like in 30 Rock), and brain interfaces.

  • roberthughmclean

    Do the arms close in to make ot a strait jacket? Wouldn’t that be perfect for the clergy!

  • ortcutt

    Interestingly, there is no reason to believe that Jesus was crucified in the arms-out posture that we are accustomed to from Christian iconography. First-century victims were often crucified on a simple stake stuck into the ground. Their arms were just tied or nailed above their heads.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instrument_of_Jesus%27_crucifixion

    • coyotenose

      I always wondered about that. Building an actual cross seemed like unnecessary work, given its intended use.

    • meekinheritance

      There is a very good reason: better marketing. Nobody wants their idol martyred like a common criminal.

  • http://itsmyworldcanthasnotyours.blogspot.com/ wmdkitty

    Am I the only one here that sees some kinky possibilities for this recliner?

    • CelticWhisper

      No.

    • baal

      The holes look like they were planned for ropes to go through and there is that slight scuffing at the ends of the arms.

    • Tainda

      Definitely not

    • http://www.facebook.com/don.gwinn Don Gwinn

      You are not alone.

  • Not Friendly Anymore

    OH yeah..this is the “friendly” atheist.
    Why don’t you stick a picture of JEW in that chair to get some real laughs, you little shrimp.

    • eonL5

      Says the troll who probably wears an icon of a torture device around his/her throat, or nails one over his/her bed. Have a laugh instead!

    • baal

      The image is funny to non-atheists as well.

    • Tainda

      Shrimp and Jew…did you just make a funny?

  • IPAddressHunter

    “Not Friendly Anymore ” for the win! Just added him to the list of the troll handles he used to go (still goes by ) on the Net.

    JCB, JBC, James Christensen, Jimmy Blair, Goldstein, Goldstein Squad and various other variations on the Goldstein theme, Dianna, Anna, KC James, Jake, Morrison, Rocky Morrison, Randall Morrison, Rocky.Morrison.90, Uncle Bobolink.

    If anyone comes across any other incarnations of the troll, please, e-mail any links to the blog posts to IPAddressHunter at gmail dot com


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