Ghost Hunters: Threat or Menace?

Last year there was a discussion about paranormal programs on one of the museum listservs. One woman who is the director of a local Shaker site explained that her site had hosted several paranormal programs that roughly fit with the spiritual beliefs of the Shakers.Around the same time her site had several break ins that didn't seem to be vandalism or theft. Both the director and the police believed that the break ins were caused by ghost hunters who had decided the site was … [Read more...]

Two Jokes, and Two Parodies

Here are two political jokes: Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin. Now here are two jokes about them:From the Freewood Press:Michele Bachmann Wants to Ban Halloween Stating, “Sucking on Satan’s Candy Sacks Leads to Liberalism”Michele Bachmann, Republican Congressional Representative to Minnesota and founder of the Tea Party Caucus, is at it again. She is calling for a ban on Halloween, stating, “This holiday is based in Satanism. It’s a Pagan ritual to worship Satan and call him fo … [Read more...]

The Fail State of Clever is Rick Warren

Recently Rick Warren decided to post this image on Facebook, describing it as “the typical attitude of Saddleback Staff as they start work each day.”If you can't make it out, it's a picture of a young woman wearing a Red Guard uniform. Her pose is avid, energetic, rarin' to go. "I'm gonna go out there and starve some peasants!" People got pissed. Surprisingly, few of them were Saddleback Staff, who had just been compared to members of an atheist regime that committed arguably the worst atr … [Read more...]

Dark Dungeons on the Big Screen

Middle manager JR Ralls won a thousand bucks in the lottery. He's decided to use it as seed money to start work on producing a movie. And he's decided to pursue the dream of every gamer who lived through the eighties: he's going to produce the movie version of Jack Chick's "Dark Dungeons" tract.He's gotten permission from Chick Publishing and started a Kickstarter page hoping to raise $12,500 for a bare minimum movie production. As of this writing, he's exceeded his goal with 20 days left … [Read more...]

Ray Comfort is Still an Idiot

Honestly, how does somebody that stupid remember how to breathe? … [Read more...]