Kirk Cameron Wants to Save Christmas, but He Can’t Even Save His Own Movie

This is the actual poster for Kirk Cameron‘s movie Saving Christmas:

It’s one of those cases where you can absolutely judge a book by its cover. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a pathetic score of 9%, with one critic saying it’s “one of the least artful holiday films ever made.” There’s also this takedown, which seems to perfectly encapsulate all things Cameron:

How do you prove a horse is an animal? Because I like Sweden. That’s the style of absurd logic that happens in “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”…

Bad, right?

Not to worry! Cameron, desperate for whatever attention he can get, asked his Facebook fans to change the ratings… which won’t actually work since the official Rotten Tomatoes score depends purely on “approved critics.”

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Why is Richard Dawkins Doubling Down on His Previous Statements?

By now, you’ve no doubt read the interview with Jaden and Willow Smith. The kids, born into wealth to famous parents, gave laugh-out-loud answers to the New York Times and clearly thought they were way more intelligent than they actually sounded. Instead of coming across as above it all, it’s clear they’re not even in the same realm as the rest of us:

You mentioned breathing earlier, and it’s also an idea that recurs in your songs.

WILLOW: Breathing is meditation; life is a meditation. You have to breathe in order to live, so breathing is how you get in touch with the sacred space of your heart.

JADEN: When babies are born, their soft spots bump: It has, like, a heartbeat in it. That’s because energy is coming through their body, up and down.

WILLOW: Prana energy.

JADEN: It’s prana energy because they still breathe through their stomach. They remember. Babies remember.

WILLOW: When they’re in the stomach, they’re so aware, putting all their bones together, putting all their ligaments together. But they’re shocked by this harsh world.

JADEN: By the chemicals and things, and then slowly…

WILLOW: As they grow up, they start losing.

JADEN: You know, they become just like us.

They’re 14 and 16 and they sound like they just graduated from the Deepak Chopra School of Bullshit. (Or a place that preaches Scientology…)

I bring this up because it reminded me of Richard Dawkins.



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Kirk Cameron Finds It “Really Hard” to Give the Benefit of the Doubt to “Enemies” Who Criticize His Video to Women

Last week, actor and self-appointed culture warrior Kirk Cameron, while promoting his newest film Saving Christmas, took to his Facebook page with a very special message for the women-folk. It boiled down, more or less, to: stay home to cook, decorate, and be extra joyful… unless they were seeing his movie, which, of course, they were encouraged to do.



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Penn & Teller Urge You to Be Openly Secular, If You So Choose

The Openly Secular campaign, which encourages non-religious people to say as much publicly, no matter what label they use, just got a nice boost from magicians Penn & Teller:



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Luke, He Is Your Father

It turns out when Darth Vader spouts Bible verses… he’s just as creepy:



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