This fills me with joy in the human race

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Mike Flynn, finger ever on the pulse of ADVANCEMENTS INNNNN SCIENNNNNNCCCCCE! notes: “Scientists Create Projectile Vomiting Robot Named Vomiting Larry” What?  “Larry“? Sigh.  This is exactly the problem with the Two Cultures never talking to each other.  Never send a tin-eared guy in a lab coat to do the work of us sensitive onomatopoetic literary [Read More...]

As a matter of fact, I *am* extremely pleased with myself

Reader Michael Liccione writes: I have a dream. In a ballroom-style hotel room, I gather 50 smart, pious people who each profess: “One doesn’t need a divinely authorized church to tell us all what God wants us to believe. All you need is the Bible and the Holy Spirit.” Then I seat them round ten [Read More...]

It’s that time of year again!

Dear Fellow Catholic: I’m pleased to announce the 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards on The Readers’ Choice Awards showcase the best products, people, organizations, and services in hundreds of categories across all of This is the third year that the Catholicism GuideSite will be participating in the Readers’ Choice Awards. Last year, the About Catholicism Readers’ Choice [Read More...]

From the Onion’s Year in Review

Obama Takes Out Romney With Mid-Debate Drone Attack We have not–yet–reached the point of passive, bread and circuses decadence where members of our Ruling Class have so subdued, drugged, and intimidated us that they can scramble for power like Barracks Emperors with actual murders of opponents in power struggles.  So the Onion piece is still [Read More...]

I have a weakness for Candid Camera Pranks

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The Onion Reports…

4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence We’re also getting scattered reports from London that sporadic gunfire has broken out between enemies and advocates of the Oxford comma. [Read more...]

The Invaluable Erin Manning…

makes her lyrical contribution to the Women’s Ordination Movement, assisted by the musical styling of a her reader “Tony”: HT: And Sometimes Tea And Sometimes Tee Hee. [Read more...]

Toddler Leaders…

…Call for Increased Duck Visibility [Read more...]

And with this, your penance is over

Let Christmas now take away your pain as ytou enter into jollification! Christ is born! Allelluia! [Read more...]