Billboard Criticizing Mormon Stance on Blacks and Gays to Follow Mitt…

Mitt Romney is a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a religion viewed by many Americans unfamiliar with the faith as a strange tradition shrouded in secrecy and characterized by the sort of perky friendliness that can only be concealing a horrible Stepford-style robot factory. But as one… » 10/22/12 12:50pm 10/22/12 12:50pm

Mormon Ladies Click Tongues Disapprovingly at Ann Romney's Lack of…

During Ann Romney's appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, the aspirant First Lady wore what can only be described as a tiered black leather power suit, for the stay-at-home wife and dominatrix who wants to be taken seriously at business biker meetings. Or something. Mistress Romney's suit didn't only raise… » 9/27/12 2:10pm 9/27/12 2:10pm

Why Can't the Mormon Church Stop Baptizing Anne Frank?

There's been some chatter in the news lately about the Mormon church's bizarre habit of baptizing non-Mormons who have died. They've done it on all kinds of famous deceased people—Elvis, Shakespeare, and even Jesus Christ himself. This past weekend they baptized Anne Frank, WWII diarist and victim of the Holocaust.… » 2/22/12 11:55pm 2/22/12 11:55pm

What Do Girls Want? Chastity By Twilight

As is her wont, the Atlantic » 11/25/08 2:40pm 11/25/08 2:40pm's lightning rod cultural critic has weighed in on womenfolk: in this case, the teen vampire phenomenon that's sold millions of books and, according to the Associated Press, is redefining the . In an expansive essay on girlhood, innocence, imperiled innocence, sexuality, her dislike of YA …