Motley Crue and Christian Fundamentalists would get on great

I love Mötley Crüe. They were one of the bands that were instrumental in helping me to break out from the fundamentalist bubble I grew up in. “Dr Feelgood” was incredible; it made the Christian music I used to love seem anaemic and pathetic by comparison. And when I finally got to the point where I could sing “Shout at the Devil” without fearing that I might burn in hell, it was a huge personal breakthrough.Mötley Crüe promote violence against women in their lyrics and in their live shows. I … [Read more...]

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Creationism rocks!

I'm a guest poster today at Laughing in Purgatory. I'm writing about how Christian rock was used to sell Creationism. And I got so carried away that I forgot to include the most obvious example of all, "Evolution Redefined" by Geoff Moore & the Distance. So, exclusively for you:http://youtu.be/UDPFfHOGdyMAll the classic Creationist tropes are there. The biology teacher is short, ugly, intolerant, and has a nasal voice, while the Christian girl is blonde, wholesome, and attractive. … [Read more...]

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