Choosing a President for Alderaan Reasons: Modern Mythmaking & the “Dark Side” of Presidential Politics

Myth matters. Gilgamesh slayed the great beast Humbaba. Persephone was abducted by Hades. Anubis weighs hearts at the threshold of eternity. There is great meaning to be gleaned from each of these mythological still shots, a meaning that does not depend on historical veracity, on whether they actually happened, or happen.   Oh, and here’s […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Whips Huckabee and The Donald Into Biblical Shape

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! First, I want to thank each and every one of you Republican Presidential Candidates for coming here today. Second, I suppose we should thank Brother Bear for allowing us to use his ministerial facilities for this special training session. We didn’t think it would be a good idea to attract too […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Fishers of Muslims, When Franky Met Barry, Plus the ‘World Vision Shuffle’

for BC Pastor Pillow here! Please turn in your hymnals to No. 34. We are the Christian Shufflin’ Crew, Shufflin’ policies for fundies in pews. World Vision, changin’ its ways, Oops! Think twice before embracin’ them gays. All we want is to feed the poor, Flip-flop to hate or they’ll starve some more. We’re not […]