Mike Flynn Relates his Adventures with the Sidewalk

In which we learn such useful phrases as “facio-cementitious interaction” and discover the utility of the word “YAAAAAAAGH!”, as well as learning why Hindenburg hands and the Writing Life do not mix.   A sobering cautionary tale for us all. [Read more…]

As a Hirsute Flabmeister…

I want to thank Bishop Tobin for singing the song of my people. A musician friend says she wants to start a band called “Hirsute Flabmeister”.  I think “Spreading Out in the Pew” could be a bigger hit single than “You All Everybody” by Driveshaft. And don’t forget!  Barbatus Beard Balm for the Hirsute Flabmeister [Read More…]

People Can be Such Ingrates

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Funniest Thing I’ve Seen This Month

I have no idea who made this, but it is screamingly funny: I’d love to see a treatment like this for previous encyclicals. My only regret: nobody says “In a world where…” [Read more…]

The Doctor Who Weeping Angel Night Light

Click the pic to order! “You know! For kids!” – John Herreid [Read more…]

Catholic Priest Denies Burning Down 17 of the Ugliest Churches Ever Built

This piece killed me. [Read more…]

Food for thought

“The sinking of the Titanic must have been a freaking miracle to the lobsters in the kitchen!” – Nephew Dan Shea [Read more…]

Avengers Kung Fu!

This speaks to me at a deep visceral level–and in poorly dubbed English to boot: I particularly enjoy the Almost Wilhelm Scream. [Read more…]

My son is some kind of literary genius

Cow recently got an IT job at a local Catholic high school. He writes: Working at a high school, it’s important to time our movements through the school. If we leave the safety of our office at the wrong time, halfway to our destination, the bell could ring and we find ourselves caught in what [Read More…]

Pythonesque Hilarity

British Nazi fail: [Read more…]