“Honey, Wake Up! You’ve Won the Nobel Prize!”

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John Shore (who, fwiw, is straight) is the author of UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question, and three other great books. He is founder of Unfundamentalist Christians (on Facebook here), and executive editor of the Unfundamentalist Christians group blog.  (In total John's two blogs receive some 250,000 views per month.) John is also co-founder of The NALT Christians Project, which was written about by TIME,  The Washington Post, and others. His website is JohnShore.com. John is a pastor ordained by The Progressive Christian Alliance. You're invited to like John's Facebook page. And don't forget to sign up for his mucho awesome monthly newsletter.

  • http://www.myspace.com/whitenoisemetalpodcast Brian Shields

    I still wouldn't want any prize that doesn't come with a bell!

    But in your version, at least he gets a peach.

  • http://www.1truebeliever.wordpress.com wickle

    "We’re bombing the moon?"

    … I love it! Brilliant little side joke there!

    Actually, I kind of want a Nobel Peach Prize, with or without a crown.

    • Robert Meek

      It's them thar alien critters on the dark side of the moon in reptilian bodies that are shape-shifters he's dreaming of going after now. LOL! Too much overdose on "David Icke," (http://www.davidicke.com/) that 'tis a symptom of, for sure! Eh! I figured I had to do an add-on to the "We're bombing the moon?" sleep talk.

  • Latoya

    Hey, its on the front page in our newspapers too

  • http://www.myspace.com/whitenoisemetalpodcast Brian Shields

    You fixed one of the peaches. The fifth stanza from the bottom still has the fuzz on it.

  • http://www.johnshore.wordpress.com John Shore

    OH MY GOD! This is insane. Lemme go fix this. I now owe YOU $50, Brian.

    • Robert Meek

      ROFT, LOL, LMAO. Aw, you gotta leave some of them there "Freudian slips" in now, Mr. Shore! :)

  • Leonardo

    Barack: But, How. . .? Me?

    Michelle: Don't you remember?. It' the politics st_p!

    Barack: But, How. . .? Me?

    Michelle: [kissing him] It’s not about what you’ve yet to do, baby. It’s about what you’ve done thus far.They love how you're trying to make USA the new Sweden

  • http://www.1truebeliever.wordpress.com wickle

    Actually, I thought that the "Peach Prize" joke was deliberate, sort of a "does this other award come with a crown" thing combined with sleep-speak.

    I guess I should try out for work as a political spin-doctor, huh?

    My worldview is shattered …

  • Latoya

    'Author. Blogger. Couch layerer onner.'?????? (not related to this post)

  • http://www.johnshore.wordpress.com John Shore

    Wickle: Beautiful.

    LaToya: Jesus said the truth would set us free. So I thought I'd test that a little.

  • http://www.johnshore.wordpress.com John Shore

    Oh, thank GOD you (cleverly) alerted me that in the piece I’d misspelled “peace” “peach.” I KEPT DOING THAT! It’s the weirdest thing: my brain kept typing “peace,” but my fingers kept typing “peach.” You just saved me a LOT of embarrassment, Brian. Thank you!

  • barkha

    Mr S

    this is brilliant

    love your creativity

  • Leonardo

    Totally agree with barkha. I used it with some friends, (explaining that I read it in your blog). It’s brilliant. Agree or disagree, with some posts, I enjoy

  • http://megaloi.blogspot.com Redlefty

    A leader who hasn’t gotten us out of any of our conflicts wins the Peace Prize — delicious irony!

    What’s next, Glenn Beck getting an honorary doctorate?

  • http://differentfrequencies.blogspot.com Dan

    Man, this was some really funny stuff. I wish I was that gifted! Well done!

  • mm

    Barack: ” But don’t you think they could have just told me about this when i was in Switzerland a few weeks ago. Could have shuttled right over to Sweden. Could have killed two birds with one stone. Now i gotta get a on another f****** plane for 14 hours? You go.”

  • http://living3dfaith.blogspot.com/ Tim

    Maybe Sweden was hoping some sort of "Field of Dreams" factor might come into play if they gave Obama the Peace prize. "If we give it…peace will come!"

  • Gina Powers

    Hee! "Instant oatmeal"…..another great one, John….peaches or no peaches…;).

    Oh, and Redlefty–holy buckets, don't scare me like that! lol ;).

  • Elizabeth

    "Barack: I AM a pretty peaceful guy.

    Michelle: You are. And you’re very noble.

    Barack: And they DID give it to Kissinger.

    Michelle: There you go."

    How do you manage to make this 'couple-speak' sound realistic while simultaneously making it so freaking funny?


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