The Tim Minchin Song That Peter Fincham of ITV Doesn’t Want You to Hear

Tim Minchin recently recorded a song comparing Jesus to Woody Allen (“short, Jewish, philosophical, a bit hesitant”) for the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV. It’s hilarious and worth a watch: The problem is that after that song was taped, the director of television for ITV, Peter Fincham, stopped it from going on the air. He [Read More...]

Larry King Wants to be Frozen and Brought Back to Life After Death

Brrr! Larry King is hoping for a cold afterlife. The former CNN host told his guests on “CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings” (which aired Dec. 4th) that he wants to be frozen after death “on the hope that they’ll find whatever I died of and they’ll bring me back.”     [Read More...]

Why Didn’t Justin Bieber’s Mom Tell Him About Santa Claus?

Because she knew he would take the next logical step: My mom always told me there wasn’t a Santa. This was her logic: She thought if I grew up knowing about Santa then finding out he wasn’t real, that it would be like she was lying to me. And then when she told me about [Read More...]

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right When It Comes to the Lowe’s Advertising Controversy

We’ve heard how Lowe’s, after receiving pressure from the (one-man-operation) Florida Family Association, decided to pull its ads from the new show All-American Muslim.  Not cool. But now Ted Lieu, a California state senator, has threatened Lowe’s with the “encouragement of boycotts” and an examination of potential legislative remedies if Lowe’s does not apologize to [Read More...]

When Christianity Meets Strategy on Survivor

[*** There may be spoilers below***] As you all know, Survivor is still the best show on television. (Don’t judge me.) But this season has been especially annoying because three of the remaining six contestants are openly (and loudly and boastfully and frustratingly) Christian. Every time something goes right, they’re quick to thank Jesus. Every [Read More...]


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