You haven’t really lived…

…until you’ve seen the Osmond Brothers “Fiddler on the Roof” medley.  Go ahead and watch it.  I double dog dare you! [Read more...]

Teach the Controversy!

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Reactionary Catholics Warn of the Evils of J.R.R. Tolkien

You knew it had to happen.  In the ever purging and purifying world of uber-super-pure Reactionary Catholicism, the Lidless Eye has finally turned its gaze upon Tolkien and found him to be Not Really Catholic.  Rorate Coeli run the demented analysis and then passive-aggressively takes it’s hand off the piece with one of those lame [Read More...]

What is wrong with people?

So, during the Super Bowl, they run this: What would an American major sporting event be without uber-patriotism and flag-waving about the glories of America. And since I’ve always thought “America the Beautiful” would be a much better national anthem than the unsingable “Star-Spangled Banner”, I was rather pleased hear it sung. Jeepers, an actual [Read More...]


Did you know that Stan Freberg once cast Ray Bradbury in a commercial for prunes? Freberg’s commercials were genius: [Read more...]

Cool, but creepy

Emperor Palpatine addresses Imperial Senate. PM Erdoğan uses hologram to address İzmir party members for first time in Turkey With this emerging technology, future Dear Leaders of the US need never have to endure contact with their subjects at all!  They will be free to concentrate on sleeping in hyperbaric oxygen chambers in the quest [Read More...]

This is *not* funny and you *mustn’t* laugh

Flatulent cows start fire at German dairy farm [Read more...]

Inexplicable ad from the Age of Bossa Nova

Extra. Large. Snack. Sack?  Makes you wonder what Science would find if we enlarged that small print, don’t it? As for me, “A man of action needs to wear pants of action!” has become my new life motto. [Read more...]

Whenever I Hear People Hyperventilate about Some Bad Mass

…I like to reflect on the fact that the absolute worst parish in the United States–the uber-loopy St. Joan of Arc in Mpls, is a bastion of staid reverence in comparison with many mainline Protestant churches: [Read more...]

I can only hope and pray that Church Militant Interviews This Man Next

Of course, he does appear to believe in a rotating earth, so he’s not as solidly orthodox as the producers of “The Principle” who deny the earth rotates (as all Real Catholics[TM] should). But still, he seems to be a promising candidate for some sort of advisory position on Real Catholic[TM] Science that Church Militant [Read More...]


Mike Flynn passes along this quote of the day: “There’s a seeming inconsistency in contemporary American politics: at the same time the central government’s size and power have reached unprecedented heights, a smaller percentage of the public view the government in Washington favorably than at any time in the last half-century.” –Richard Winchester,, Jan. [Read More...]

Just Add De-Hydrated Water

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