Sexist Bill Maher on Sexism

We’re two of those poor HBO-less saps who have to wait until the following Wednesday to get the free podcast of the previous Friday night’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher.” And so we only just discovered his final “New Rule” from last week: “Republicans have to stop thinking up intricate, psychological explanations for why […]

The First Cut Is the Deepest: The Circumcision Debate

photo via Flickr Thanks to San Francisco’s proposed circumcision ban on the ballot this coming November, there’s been a lot of turtleneck debate of late. Many have been crying antisemitism, which seems a bit ludicrous if you think of male bodily integrity as a human rights issue (i.e. no one would call fighting against female […]

Comment of the Week: That Apocalypse Guy Says Pray Lovingly for Gays

Well, we’re still screwed: it turns out this past Saturday was just an invisible Judgment Day, with the destruction of the world now scheduled for October 21st, 2011, according to zealot Harold Camping. We recently heard from Johnny, a non-Christian who’s been a listener of Camping’s who had some insight into this whackjob’s views (for […]

Who Will Love Your Pets When You’ve Been Lifted Up to Heaven?

photo via Flickr As we’re sure you know, the Rapture is this Saturday, May 21st, 2011. You know, the day when good Christians like yourself (we’re assuming) who’ve accepted Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior will be physically lifted up to Heaven. All your atheist, Muslim, Jewish and pagan friends will be left behind […]

God Is Obviously Gay-Friendly

In case you missed this making the rounds this past week, check out this 3 minute video of Representative Steve Simon (DFL Hopkins/St. Louis Park) eloquently — and we mean EL-O-QUENT-LY — urging his fellow Minnesotan lawmakers not to put a gay marriage ban on the ballot in 2012. Read the rest of this post […]

Pop Culture
Pat Robertson Vs. Evil Lesbians

Have you had your daily allowance of crazy today? If not, here’s a little something to meet your needs — and then some. It’s a clip of Pat Robertson on The 700 Club explaining why liberals are so intent on killing babies: apparently, it’s all part of a vast evil lesbian conspiracy. The clip was […]

Zions, and Mormons, and Polygs, Oh My!

photo by Stephanie Sinclair for the New York Times Magazine There seems to be Mormonism and polygamy in the air lately (at least for us), so we wanted to spread the love to you and you and you and…: Escape — Just finished this crazy page-turner of a memoir from Carolyn Jessop, one of the […]

“Mohammed Was a Child Molester”?

click image for video “Mohammed was a child molester, Mohammed was a pervert…” Those are just some of the chants protesters hurled at attendees (many children) of a charity dinner held in Yorba Linda, CA by ICNA Relief (an American Muslim relief organization) to help raise money for projects that include women’s housing, hunger prevention, […]

2nd Annual Unmarriage Until Gay Marriage Ceremony

For the second year in a row, the Reverend Billy and the Church of Life After Shopping will be celebrating this Valentine’s Day weekend with an un-marriage ceremony for straight married couples who support gay marriage at The Bethesda Fountain in NYC’s Central Park on Sunday from 1 – 2pm. The idea is “no marriage […]

Best 3-Minute Argument for Gay Marriage Ever

Passionate, eloquent, convincing, short and to the point — this is a defense of gay marriage made for the Internet. Zach Wahls, a 19-year-old University of Iowa engineering student, spoke out before the Iowa House of Representatives last week against a resolution which would end civil unions in that state by describing his life with […]