“Sweet Baby Jesus” Beer Is Off the Shelves in Ohio Grocery Chain

The barley, the malt sugars, the yeast and...what? The chocolate, the peanut butter?  Those are the familiar flavors which, when mixed in an unfamiliar way, turn heads and win customers to Sweet Baby Jesus beer."Sweet Baby Jesus" is the creation of Baltimore-based DuClaw Brewing Company.  According to its founder, Dave Benfield, the brew was so delicious that it made the brewers think, “Sweet baby Jesus!” after partaking. Benfield told Cleveland.com that the company has received occasional co … [Read more...]

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

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 away … [Read more...]

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In Australia, Sacrilege Sells – UPDATED

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...]

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