Philandering Politician Blames Mafia, Thanks Jesus in 1,900 Word Facebook Rant

Last week, the Detroit News broke the rather curious story of Michigan State Representative Todd Courser, who tried to cover up the affair he was having with a fellow state rep by inventing a gay sex scandal. That didn’t work. Now, Courser is indicating that the shadowy-sounding “Lansing Mafia” is responsible for his… »8/17/15 2:50pm8/17/15 2:50pm

Fun Fact: Ben-Hur Was Originally About Jesus, Not Chariot Racing 

Thanks to the astronomically famous 1959 movie, Ben-Hur is known mostly for its sick-ass chariot race (and the gruesome-though-debunked urban legend that somebody's death appears on film). But here's a fun Easter fact: It was originally based on a hugely popular novel published in 1880, written by a Civil War general. »4/05/15 11:15am4/05/15 11:15am

The Passion of the Bieber: A Star Attempts to Resurrect His Career

This week, Holy Week, we ponder the life of a man who was born to an unwed teen mother and a carpenter father. A man who started with very little, but whose followers would go on to change the world. A man who knew how to get down with hookers, who was betrayed and tortured by his own people. A nobody who became a… »3/31/15 3:50pm3/31/15 3:50pm

If Anyone Deserves Gonorrhea in His Eyeball, It's War Machine

MMA fighter and alleged domestic abuser War Machine is awaiting trial on charges that he beat ex-girlfriend Christy Mack nearly to death. War Machine's brother Michael has been issuing jailhouse letters from War Machine on the fighter's Twitter page: in the latest ones, he claims to have found Jesus, and reminisces… »2/09/15 4:30pm2/09/15 4:30pm

Duck Dynasty Scion Sadie Roberston Praises HIM for Her Rumba

On Tuesday night, Sadie Robertson (of the Duck Dynasty Robertsons) performed a pretty impressive rumba on Dancing with the Stars. But first, she took some time to thank the man upstairs, posting on Instagram: "ALL glory to God for this amazing journey." That amazing journey being, of course, her participation in … »10/22/14 1:50pm10/22/14 1:50pm

Kirk Cameron Will Have You Know Halloween Is a Christian Holiday

Kirk Cameron recently popped by my favorite Internet publication, the Christian Post (it's like HuffPo mated with a church newsletter!), for a little chat about his upcoming motion picture release, Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas. And he had a message for you believers: Halloween is totally OK to celebrate, because… »10/21/14 6:30pm10/21/14 6:30pm

Fuck Santa! Kirk Cameron's New Movie Gives Baby Jesus His Birthday Back

Let me tell you guys my idea of a perfect Christmas. You wake up like it's any other day—it might not feel like December 25, it might even feel like, say, August 27—you go to work, you eat your sandwich, you shoulder life's banality with the resignation of a much older woman, and then...someone sends you a link. You… »8/27/14 11:30pm8/27/14 11:30pm

Sarah Silverman and Jesus Sat Down for an Honest Talk About Abortion

Late the other night, comedian and activist Sarah Silverman was visited by none other than Jesus Christ himself. The purpose of this drop-in? Jesus is sick of people using his name to spread intolerance and oppression and he wants Silverman to help him in getting folks to cut it the fuck out. After the mission was… »1/22/14 4:30pm1/22/14 4:30pm