Tag Archives: Halloween

The Devil is Real and Halloween is His Holiday?

It’s the 21st century, and you would think that educated people were done talking like this, but Richard J. Mouw, a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in California–a seminary with a reputation for theological liberalism–continues to believe that the Devil … Continue reading

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A 21st Century Carrie

The new Carrie remake looks worth seeing: _________ And below is the original 1976 trailer for Carrie. Carrie the book was Stephen King’s first novel and Carrie the movie gave John Travolta his first screen role. The film’s power lies … Continue reading

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Disturbing

May cause nausea, dizziness, and vomiting. __________ Concerning candy corn, this is at Wikipedia: The National Confectioners Association estimates that 20 million pounds (just over 9000 metric tons) of candy corn are sold annually.[3] The top branded retailer of candy corn, Brach’s, sells enough … Continue reading

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The slow, but unmistakable, progress of religion in the direction of science, evidence, and reason

At least, according to Monty Python:

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Dream Team?: Half-term Governor Sarah Palin and Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann in 2012?

Yes, they might. And it’s what the Republican crowd appears to want.

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Trick or Treaters, New York City, Circa 1910

  But they don’t have trick or treat bags, do they? Did kids used to go around and shill for candy back then? Link with more of these: http://www.flickr.com/photos/opiummuseum/4033581631/in/set-72157622380888091/

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Tiny Tim was a Super Freak!

And the original Tiny Tim: Hattip: CCM104 Oh, and the original, original Tiny Tim: It’s okay to be different.

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For Halloween, a Super Freak Comes to the Rescue (of Evolution)?

Sometimes we think that if we could just have a stunning visual demonstration of something we believe in, that it would convince the nonbelievers in our midst. So it is that alien enthusiasts fantasize about UFOs on the White House lawn, and Evangelical … Continue reading

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Have a Very Edgy Halloween!

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Halloween is Coming

Look busy.

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“You Made Me Hate Myself!”

Happy Halloween!

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Halloween is Almost Here!

Wow!

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The Last Cancer Generation?

Yesterday, when I walked into a class of (mostly) 20 year olds all staring back at me, I had a thought: this may be the last cancer generation. 80% of all cancers are diagnosed in people after the age of fifty, … Continue reading

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Moscow’s UFO Mothership Cloud Akin to the Hexagon on Saturn?

Moscow’s recent eerie UFO “cloud and sun mothership” phenomenon (see here) reminded Jared Burton of the hexagon on Saturn—which I knew zip about. But Jared linked to this interesting article, and I found this on YouTube: And here’s the Moscow UFO … Continue reading

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Mental Hospital Break

High school students wander around an old, abandoned Michigan mental hospital. Because the psyche is often thought about as a structure (metaphorically), there’s something poetic and sublime about their drifting from one wrecked and abandoned room to another:    The video also called … Continue reading

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Halloween is Coming

And this is very, very scary. This is how I feel about my blogging sometimes.

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Ants Eat a Gecko. 21 Hours. Time. Lapsed.

“Because I could not stop for death . . .” Emily Dickinson would have written a disturbing poem about this: Do you suppose she would have laughed at the ants carting off the skull? There’s something funny about it somehow, … Continue reading

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Hanger 18: 1950s Military Clerk-Typist, June Crane, Claims That There Were Alien Bodies Stored at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio

And June Crane says she had a high level clearance for her job. At the age of 72, she decided to break her silence. Her testimony, from a History Channel UFO Files  segment, starts at 2:20 in this clip:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . What are … Continue reading

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The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Creepy Little German Boy

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Willard: “You made me hate myself!”

The old movie below (from 1971) is not yet on DVD, but it might be soon. Amazon is asking people if they want notification by email of its DVD release. I remember, as a kid, seeing the movie on late night television, … Continue reading

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