The Virgin Mary Will Be Played By… Wait, What?!

Catholic media are not giving a “Hail Mary” to Pamela Anderson‘s casting as the Virgin Mary in the upcoming “A Russell Peters Christmas Special” featuring the Canadian comedian. Anderson will play Mary in a sketch during the special, holding baby Jesus in her arms with Peters as Joseph at her side. Maybe I’m being presumptuous, [Read More...]

Why Can’t Britta Perry Be More Skeptical?

I experienced grave disappointment while watching Community recently. In the third episode of the current season, Britta Perry (played by Gillian Jacobs) reacts to a a photo of a child eating a cupcake by saying, “Do you know sugar is like baby meth? That’s what my homeopath says.” Britta had been one of my favorite [Read More...]

When Steve Jobs Left His Faith

An excerpt from Walter Isaacson‘s new biography about Steve Jobs: Even though they were not fervent about their faith, Jobs’s parents wanted him to have a religious upbringing, so they took him to the Lutheran church most Sundays. That came to an end when he was thirteen. In July 1968 “Life” magazine published a shocking [Read More...]

The Rapture’s Coming Today: a Song

As you undoubtedly know, the end of the world is coming on October 21st… at least according to Pastor Harold Camping. The Burrowing Owls wrote a song all about it Catchy little tune, no? [Read more...]

That Awkward Moment When Your Pastor Dad Quotes The Bloodhound Gang

Peter‘s dad was a pastor. Peter grew up with a lot of religion. In fact, Peter once sat through a sermon in which his dad quoted that song by The Bloodhound Gang… One Sunday, he took the pulpit and declared, grave-faced, that today’s sermon would be on the blasphemy of modern sexuality. He turned on [Read More...]


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