As a non-clever person, it always amazes me to see how inventive people can be, when they really need to be. On May 28, 2002, Luciano Pavarotti and James Brown sang “It’s a Man’s World” […]
You’ve heard of The Good News; well here’s The Bad News. The Creation Museum in Kentucky is running into financial difficulties. In its opening year the museum pulled in 400,000 visitors. But last year it […]
Lately we’ve seen a lot of celebrities starting Kickstarter campaigns. Zach Braff, the Veronica Mars movie and even Spike Lee have taken to the site to fund their endeavors. It got me thinking: What if […]
Dear Lord, please give me the strength to explain to my 80-year-old grandfather that slipping his Viagra under grandmother’s breasts won’t keep them erect, Amen.
1. Thou shalt not drip candle wax onto thy neighbor’s coat. 2. Thou shalt not smoke up the entire church with incense, thereby causing much coughing and sputtering among the people. 3. Thou shalt speak […]
Note to self: call my household a religion, avoid taxes.
It was Halloween of 1955, and the kids of St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School had been looking forward to it, along with every other kid in the United States. We got to dress up in […]
Dear (insert name): Please stop telling me I need to repent and get right with God because I am Catholic. I have already repented. In fact, I repent all the time. That’s what Catholics do. […]
One of the most thoughtful episodes of Fox’s “The Simpsons” involves Lisa questioning her faith after the family church had “sold out,” allowing advertisements and sponsors to infiltrate the house of worship (including the Noid!). […]