Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Leo Tolstoy & the R-Rated Wild, Wild West

Pastor Pillow here! Our morning service opens with a Kierkegaardean Either/Or “Choose Your Own Adventure” worship program. Either embrace the light and open your hymnals to No. 829. Or raise your right arm stiffly and bellow the “Horst Wessel” at No. 109. Yeah, the former song’s a bit schlocky, and might even require that you […]

Justin Bieber vs. Richard Sherman: The Great American Cultural Hypocrisy

An interesting thing happened today – Justin Bieber was arrested for allegedly driving while drunk, driving with an expired license, drag racing and resisting arrest. Oh, and he’s only 19-years-old which, as most of you know, is below the legal age to drink alcohol.  Not to mention that according to police reports he admitted to smoking […]

Seattle Seahawks Player Richard Sherman Unexpectedly Taught Me a Lesson About Americans

I, like millions of others, watched football this past Sunday.  It’s the NFL playoffs so you can expect things to get intense, especially when teams are one win away from the Super Bowl. Well, at the conclusion of the Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers game, Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews attempted to interview Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. […]