O Magnum Mysterium

The beautiful choral piece “O Magnum Mysterium” composed by René Clausen, performed here by the Anderson University Chorale. [Read more…]

Have an Intelligently-Designed Creationmas

Here’s a spoof version of a classic Christmas carol that I wrote some years ago, sarcastically and satirically highlighting what happens when fundamentalists shift the focus of their Christianity from God and Jesus onto other matters such as the age of the earth: We wish you a Merry Creationmas We wish you a Merry Creationmas [Read More…]

Vastra Investigates (Doctor Who Minisode)

Here’s the latest minisode prequel to the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special: HT IO9 [Read more…]

Jazzy Christmas Music for Piano

I made some recordings, when practicing before church today, of music I would be playing during the service. The first is a jazz arrangement of “Angels We Have Heard On High,” arranged by Phillip Keveren (published in the volume Yuletide Jazz): The second is a medley from the “Charlie Brown Christmas Special” which I played [Read More…]

Astăzi vin să-mi plec genunchii

Another favorite Romanian Christmas carol, this one written by Nicolae Moldoveanu.   [Read more…]

Jesus was NOT born in a Manger

Let me start by saying that Jesus was not born in a manager. I had that spelling error on an exam this semester. For that to have happened might have looked something like this: Assuming, of course, that the father in the picture was some sort of manager. But even if you get the spelling right, [Read More…]

New Trailer for Doctor Who: The Snowmen

The latest trailer for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, from the BBC. HT IO9 [Read more…]

This is Not the Child You are Looking For

Here’s a Star Wars Christmas mash-up image I made last year… [Read more…]

Tweetings of Comfort and Joy

Via Facebook   [Read more…]

While Shepherds Watched Their Blogs By Night

Here’s a Christmas card that came to my attention a few years ago: The caption says “OH, I AM SO BLOGGING ABOUT THIS.” Unfortunately I can’t actually find a place to purchase them online  Thanks to a commenter, I can direct readers interested in buying them to Wondermark Brand Dry-Goods! [Read more…]