Bill Maher’s Mega-Blasphemy: Not Even a Little Bit Funny

Maher

Last night on Comedy Central, trash-talking atheist comedian Bill Maher spouted a blasphemy so egregious, I am dumbfounded.God, the controversial satirist said, is a "psychotic mass murderer" who drowns babies.Maher was talking about the new movie Noah, which stars Russell Crowe in the title role.  Maher is no fan of the movie, nor of the biblical story on which it is based.   He thinks the story is not only made up but also "immoral."“It’s about a psychotic mass murderer who gets awa … [Read more...]

In Australia, Sacrilege Sells – UPDATED

Sacrilege

In the ersatz world of Big Advertising, sex sells.  Apparently, so does outrageous blasphemy.I just ran across this ad for the Australian spread AussieMite, depicting a young woman dipping a consecrated host into the brown paste, then offering it to the bishop.  "It's sacrilicious!" the ad says.The company describes its product as “a delicious premium savoury spread, leading on taste, nutrition and the finest quality ingredients.  Yeast-based, non-GM and gluten-free, it re-defines a trad … [Read more...]

Funny? Kim Kardashian Meets Christ the Redeemer

Kim Kardashian Mocks Jesus

Cristo Redentor (in English, Christ the Redeemer), the world’s largest statue, is a cultural icon:  It’s featured in the 2009 disaster film 2012, in a version of Angry Birds, in the remake of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe, in The Twilight Saga, and in Mr. Magoo.Made of reinforced concrete and soapstone, the 635-ton monument stands 2,300 feet over the city of Rio de Janeiro, atop Corcovado mountain in Brazil’s Tijuca Forest National Park.And now, it’s caught the eye of Hollywood actre … [Read more...]


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