Last week the Pope made some nice-sounding comments about gay priests ("Who am I to judge") which, as even casual students of the Holy Mother Church will know, do not constitute policy statements. Nonetheless the pleasure with which it was received in some quarters presented rightbloggers with an ... More >>
Phew. At first, it seemed like Mitt Romney wasn't going to sink to Rick Santorum levels to court the religious right -- which would have been super boring for those of us who keep our eyes peeled for cringe-inducing campaigning. Like all Republicans who want to win, however, Mitt has realized tha ... More >>
Parties you'll remember the next day
A day after gay couples across the state were married under the Marriage Equality Act that was passed June 24, a lawsuit has emerged that aims to kill the law and render gay marriages null in New York. The complaint, filed by the (Jerry Falwell affiliated) Liberty Counsel on behalf of New Yo ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Three Bizarre and Filthy Cash-in Kids' Books Discovered at: Thrift stores across t ... More >>
The latest Newsweek cover story thesis is a broad, if not altogether unprovable one, but if we've learned anything from the Political Playbook of Sarah Palin, it's that the image is what's important. "To white evangelical women, Sarah Palin is a modern-day prophet, preaching God, flag, and fa ... More >>
Some conservatives have decided that calling their mortal enemies Hitler, or murdering them and writing the word "Fed" on their chests, may be a counterproductive way of achieving the abortion-free oligarchy our Founders envisioned. So, World magazine tells us, Liberty Counsel, an adjunct of ... More >>
I mean it, people. Never tell a friend that their boyfriend or girlfriend was all wrong for them, even if they swear they've just broken up with the person and never want to see them again. Going along with your pal's grief is always trouble because they inevitably get back together with the estrang ... More >>
Records put the lie to Giuliani's new claims that he used adoption to cut down on abortions
Fest tries to be all things to all LGBTs
"Televangelists no live forever?" The Reverend Jerry Falwell, who stood firm for hetero-decency amid an invasion of purple Teletubbies, has gone to the great straight white world in the sky. In lieu of flowers, write your own caption.
Stormy weather allows big oil to practice a crude sort of blackmail
Rita in Washington? Pass the tax cuts, please
Repubs and Dems fight for the conservative base
Pro-choice advocates wrestle with the uncomfortable
The success of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code excites interest in a secretive Catholic lay groupand further notes on the culture of conspiracism
The Great American Man-Dog Marriage Panic
Western positivists bring tablets down from the mountain
Also Adolf, Jesus, Eleanor, Robin Hood, and Other Historic Greats
Turning to Pop Culture in a Time of Trauma
What the Devil Made Adam Sandler Do
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Finding Documents the Man Wants to Hide
Rudy's Secret and Saintly Letter Hits Home in the Heartland
Jerry Falwell Breaks Bread With the Gay Faithful. But Will His Hospitality Break the Gay Movement?
Gay Republicans Are Looking For Love In All the Wrong Places
Chastain Boots the U.S. Team's Goody-Goody Image
The Chickens Came Home to Roost at Columbine High
Jerry Falwell Outs Tinky Winky! Musto Beat Him to It.