The Kryptonian Harold Camping

Via Scotteriology   [Read more…]

Goodbye, Google Reader!

    Thanks to Jeremy Myers for the inspiration to make the above image!   [Read more…]

John Williams is the Man

I shared this  a cappella humorous tribute to John Williams a couple of years ago, but it is worth bringing out and sharing again from time to time. I was reminded of it by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on Facebook, which is currently performing a series of concerts featuring John Williams’ music.   [Read more…]

The Hero’s Journey as Explained by Puppets

Thanks to IO9 to sharing this explanation of Joseph Campbell’s idea of the hero’s journey, the set of standard features that recur in human storytelling, sometimes referred to as the monomyth. It actually does an impressive job of illustrating not just that there are recurring features, but also that myths, legends, and storytelling often switch [Read More…]

We Promise (Fingers Crossed)

David Hayward's latest cartoon.   [Read more…]

By Vectron!

From Mitchell and Webb. HT Jim Linville. Although in comically exaggerated fashion, it could serve as a nice conversation-starter on the way things get invented and their recent origin forgotten surprisingly quickly. Or about the usefulness of ritual. By Vectron’s knees, crack open a bottle of Chablis and talk about this! [Read more…]

Remote Control

I’ll share some other music from the finale concert of this year’s String Scholars Camp at Butler University on another occasion. But I want to highlight this final piece from the concert, “Remote Control” by Richard Meyer. It is a wonderful bit of musical comedy. Richard Auldon Clark is the conductor, and Karen Thickstun is [Read More…]

That Doesn’t Exactly Settle It

Joel Watts shared this on Facebook. I think that more qualifications need to be added below the “God said it” since this still gives the impression that we have God-authored exact words which, if we could just interpret them correctly, then we’d get the right answer. It isn’t just the presence of human interpretation in [Read More…]

The Daily Show on Conservative Christians’ Persecution Complex

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook HT Chris Henrichsen [Read more…]

Equality Profile Picture of the Day

Via Lori Baron on Facebook   [Read more…]