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Monthly Archive for April, 2010

At this point you are probably well aware of tomorrow’s Boobquake, in which women (and any chubby men that feel like participating) will flaunt their breasts to test an Iranian cleric’s theory that immodest dress causes earthquakes. However, if you look carefully, his claim is slightly different: The prayer leader, Hojatoleslam Kazim Sadeghi, says women [...]

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Goldman Sachs and God’s Work

It’s hard to watch the news without hearing all about Goldman Sachs. It’s almost enough to make you wish for another Tiger Woods sex scandal, or some new lurid developments in the Amanda Knox case, or a Jon and Kate reconcilation, or maybe some sort of record-breaking “enneamom.” Nonetheless, it seemed worth investigating whether there [...]

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The Invention of the Go-Qart

One common complaint levied by those of us who write hilarious books mocking religion concerns the huge number of problems created by people trying to live life in the 21st century using rules written down by cavemen many centuries ago, long before the invention of indoor plumbing, refrigeration, internal combustion engines, the Nintendo Wii, “organic” [...]

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How Jesus So Loved the World

Of all the holidays, I think Easter might be my favorite. How can you not feel a bit awed when you think about how Jesus so loved the world that he came back from the dead in order to molest deaf children? Unfortunately, the whole celebration is under a bit of a cloud this year, [...]

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