Archive for March, 2007

More About the Parents Who Won’t Give Up (Sex)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

That last post was too horrifying to not investigate further. Here are some more things I’ve found out about Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar and their sixteen children. Go by the family web site, and the first thing you are hit with is this: Our prayer is that all who view this site will realize […]

Note to Jim Bob: They Sell These Things Called “Condoms” — Buy Some!

Monday, March 12th, 2007

I stumbled across the above image on the Flickr page of a guy named neilcato. The caption is very funny. The story behind the image is not. The Flickr page links to a funny column from 2005 by Mark Morford that tells the appalling story of the Duggar family of Arkansas. Yes, they’re fundies. That’s […]

Meet the Flintstones

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

I found this image on the Flickr page of somebody calling himself Plaid Ninja. By the way, I’ve always been troubled by the Flintstones’ car. I know this is a cartoon, but most cartoons have at least an internally-consistent logic. In all other gadgets on that program, they always show the lizard inside that powers […]

It Must be True! I Read It on a Car!

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

A few weeks ago, I came across one of the photos below on another blog (unfortunately, I’ve visited too many blogs recently to remember where I found it; I usually try to credit who tipped me off). It was so amazing, that I had to go to the Flickr page to find out more. These […]

Conservapedia: Fundies Take Their One-A-Day Plus Irony

Friday, March 9th, 2007

The Watcher over at Fundie Watch alerts us to Conservapedia, the “fair and balanced” internet encyclopedia. No information source is 100% accurate, and it’s almost impossible to write something completely without bias. Conservatives complain that Wikipedia has a liberal bias, so what do they do? Do they come out with “Neutered-pedia”, an encyclopedia that actually […]

Who Was Jesus? (Part 2)

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Here’s the second half of my review of Who Was Jesus?, an ebook by Acharya S. The book can be purchased for a “donation” of $5 or more. I enjoyed the book and recommend it. Chapter 5: Textual Harmonization Chapter 5 covers the problems Christians have had with “harmonization”, which is the process of reconciling […]

Strom Thurmond High School

Monday, March 5th, 2007

While researching some trivia about Strom Thurmond, I stumbled across the web site for Strom Thurmond High School! The mind reels! They named a high school for this guy? This is the guy who bailed from the Democratic party in 1948 because of its support for desegregation. (In fact, he joined the Dixiecrats, a new […]

Who Was Jesus? (Part 1)

Sunday, March 4th, 2007

D.M. Murdock writes under the pen name Acharya S. She’s a scholar, and some would call her a conspiracy theorist. She has two books published, The Christ Conspiracy and Suns of God, neither of which I have read. Wikipedia says: Her contention is that all religion is founded in earlier myth and that the characters […]