Tag Archives: Religion
“John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness became “The Scariest Movie I’ve Ever Seen” sometime in 1988, the night Dad brought home the VHS tape from the video store. I was 13 years old.” John King relives the horror.
“The monolithic outlook of Islamofascists, which drives them to seek a worldwide caliphate founded on Shari’a law, finds echoes in Scottish history, as well.” Con Chapman advises patience.
“As a lifelong comic book fan, I’ve long known that for every one Spider-Man there are at least 10 Arm Fall Off Boys.” Corey Michael Dalton picks his lamest superheroes.
“Then it comes to me: it should be me! I should be the one up there on the towers, grammatically perfecting the General Mills building, adding to the original message in my own way.” What Sandy Hiortdahl would do for an apostrophe.
“My absolute favorite part of the whole Saint dealie is the idea of patron saints – someone specific to pray to and pour out my troubles.” Nora Spitznogle shares her favorite saints.
“What I most remember about being a kid is the notion that adults knew stuff. That they had it all under control.” Traci Cumbay gives up childish notions and watches the results.
“On the precipice of another epic adventure, sixty-three games in twenty-two days, it is only appropriate that in Indiana, where it is religion, we ask the basketball gods to look over us and bless our men of twists and turns on the hardwood floors of this great country.” Sing it, David Anderson.
“No amount of cash can wipe away the past, leave a blank slate, and write a new history of the people.” Iftekhar Sayeed on why western political systems are doomed to fail in the Muslim world.
“Hubbard projected vanity and self importance, but he knew he was a charlatan.” Matt Jager on Scientology, storytelling, and why we believe what we believe.