Archive for December, 2008

This Kid Isn’t Fooled

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

(Image from English Fail Blog.) Some of the more die-hard fundies don’t like Santa Claus. They view him as part of the evil secularization of Christmas that detracts from the real meaning of the holiday: That if your religion gets big enough, it can expand around the globe co-opting other religions’ holidays and pretending they’re […]

Something We All Can Agree On

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

This comic comes to us from Dueling Analogs (reformatted it to fit my margins).

Merry Newtonmas from Carnival of the Godless

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Skeptico has posted the latest Carnival of the Godless. It’s a special Newtonmas edition. Although there are a lot of good holiday posts there, the article that jumped out at me is “Why I am not an Atheist”, published by Hank at Dangerous Intersection (three months ago! Hmmm… I thought carnival submissions were supposed to […]

H is for Hopeless

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Ms. H Guess what’s sitting in my inbox? Another email from Bill Johnson of the American Decency Association! Some people have to pay for their comedy. Mine arrives for free by email. As you know, BJ has been excited of late about the underdressed mannequins in Victoria’s Secret store windows. He also has a hard-on […]

Inappropriate Christmas Gift #3

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

(Image from AIGA NH/VT) No, this hasn’t turned into an ad blog, even though four of the last six posts were old ads. I had been saving those first two Christmas ads since early this year. They seemed somewhat jarring to me, viewed in light of modern sensibilities. I thought it would be fun to […]

Inappropriate Christmas Gift #2

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

This was merely the first of Ronald Reagan’s many bad ideas. The movie reference dates this ad to 1952. Click the image to embiggen. (Thanks to Eat Liver.)

Inappropriate Christmas Gift #1

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Get out of that marriage the easy way! Save on attorney’s fees and child support! Make the world a better place! Shut down your local abortion clinic! Make the bullies at school shut up forever! And you know, God really does hate fags! Originally published in 1939. Click the image to embiggen. (Thanks to Blame […]

I ♥ Whorses

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Maybe BJ is right. All of those underdressed Victoria’s Secret mannequins are corrupting our youth. For proof, we need look no further than this third grader’s essay: (Image from AfroJacks.)