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Zen and the Art of Zen and the Art of Books

Anything can be done gracefully. Consider: one can peel an orange such that the rind is removed in a single, spiraling helix of citrus. Or, one can carelessly stab at the rind with stubby fingers, extracting chunk by little chunk, ending up sticky and frustrated. Similarly, one can write a Zen and the Art of…

Mary in the Stocks.

A Crime Against Fertility

Dearest Daughter, I can only hope this message reaches you safely. After the Government tossed me into an Unmarked Van I was taken to this Place. I know not where it is, only that it’s rather Old-Fashioned and the People are Garbed Accordingly. They said I am guilty of a Crime Against Fertility. I am…

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The Condition of the Possibility of Being Post-Christian Christian

All you emergent-church lovers and haters out there, you’ll love this. (H/t Fr. Bill.)

God's eyes.

God’s Eye Gives Back

Everybody’s favorite yarn craft puts its mystical powers under the microscope.

Mike Warnke's "Coming Home"

Wicked Funny

The pseudo-ex-Satanist Mike Warnke and me.

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Laughing for Pakistanis

Comedian Aasif Mandvi, correspondent for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, began last night’s “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” at Comix on W. 14th Street in New York (previously blogged by Jess) reflecting on things he missed as a kid growing up Muslim. “Santa Claus. Bacon Bits.” (Pause, the critical tool of the comic.) “Seeing my…

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Bono Can Kill You Just By Clapping His Hands

A friend who is an administrator at a progressive church writes me that U2 is in her town this weekend and that the buzz is making her crabby. I understand. It really is a miracle that the band has somehow maintained its reputation for righteousness even as it carts the biggest, most expensive concert set…

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is a hilarious televangelist from the United States.

Wikipedia: Pat Robertson Is Hilarious

Quick, before it gets taken down: there’s a fun piece of Wikipedia graffiti on the Pat Robertson entry.

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Obama’s Nobel: A Jewish Conspiracy to Combat Space Nazis

At last, someone presents a justification for Obama’s Nobel Prize I can get behind: Fighting Nazis on the moon.

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Stuff White Evangelicals Like

Have you always wanted to get into the Stuff White People Like craze, but you can’t because you don’t relate to its implicit godless secular humanism? Well, maybe this one’s for you. Since August of last year, this recovering evangelical in Seattle, a preacher’s kid married to a preacher’s kid, has been tallying a list…