Tom McDonald Explains Why The Obamacare Health Exchanges Need A “Do Over”

Healthcare Insurance Exchanges…on fire in a bad way.

He knows what he’s talking about too. Tom’s my IT go-to-guy.

Here’s something you should know: I.T. is not frigging rocket science. It’s no cakewalk to create a system for a nationwide program based on a law so complex no one who voted for it ever read it, but it’s something that can be done. [Read more...]

The Battle of Helm’s Deep…LEGO Edition!

*whistling sound*

Who knows? After this post, I might get my geek card back. Because life is too short not to geek out at the magnificence of a 150,000 piece LEGO construction of a fictional battle. [Read more...]

How Peyton Manning Made Me Think Of Pope Francis…

What happened? We scored!

He did this, and I made the connection immediately. I’m weird that way, see?

I read the story over at Business InsiderHow Peyton Manning fooled everybody into allowing him to score a touchdown? [Read more...]

And Now You Know Why The Italian Press Isn’t Exactly the Gold Standard of Journalism

So when we learn the details of Scalfari’s interview, it’s like Simcha Fisher says, [Read more...]

Because Even Superman Needs To Pray

Hi. It’s just me.

Have you seen the quiz that’s going around the interwebs? The one where you answer 10 questions and presto, the literary character your answers best line up with is produced?

I usually avoid these sorts of things, but a friend of mine took it and posted his results on his Facebook wall (Samwise Gamgee), and then another friend did (Sherlock Holmes), and another (Romeo), and so on (Hermione), and so on (Achilles). [Read more...]

One Question to Pope Francis Went Unasked, and Unanswered.

Sigh. Maybe next time.

Now that you’re here, you might be interested in Fr. James Martin’s take on Pope Francis’s interview.  [Read more...]

Check Out Pope Francis’s New Car…

It’s no surprise that Joe Six-Pack is a car guy. I’ve held forth on the fact that I enjoy planes, trains, and automobiles before.

Truth be told, I’m a bit of a gearhead. So when I saw the story from the Catholic News Service that a priest up and gave his old car to Pope Francis, I was pretty jazzed. It’s a 1984 vintage Renault 4, with 186,000 miles on the clock. Or maybe it’s kilometers.

At least it’s the right color!

Photo Credit: Catholic News Service

Awwww. Ain’t it cute? [Read more...]

Darth Vader’s Thoughts On A Clever, Hungry, Beagle

 

The Force is strong in this one. Take a look. [Read more...]

Calling All Vampire Hunters: Your Kit Is Complete And Ready For Ordering

Just kidding about the “ready for ordering part.” But this would really come in handy when coming across vampires and such like. I hear it will even work on zombies in a pinch. For the zombie version, they replace the silver bullet firing Derringer with a sawed off shotgun.

Want to see something else that’s scary? [Read more...]

Skateboarding Monks: The New Evangelization In Action

Presented by Spirit Juice Films, come and meet Friar Didacus and Friar Gabriel, two brothers of the Franciscans of the Immaculate who were called to religious life, and who have skateboarding skills that are being utilized to plant the seeds of faith in others. [Read more...]


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