Tag: humanism

A movie about a temptress, we guess

Sundays With The Christianists: John Steinbeck Invented ‘Bortion, Wrote Evil Books

Now here's a surprise: a rightwing Christian rant against John Steinbeck that barely mentions The Grapes of Wrath at all. If nothing else, we can credit wingnut radio preacher and homeschooling "expert" Kevin Swanson with this much: He's not...
That desk makes us feel better.

Sundays With The Christianists: Ernest Hemingway Will Lure You To Hell Or Key West

Is Ernest Hemingway still a big deal? We guess he's still a big deal, still in anthologies and literature classes, although his hyper-macho manly creed of manliness makes for pretty easy parody. He's certainly a big deal to rightwing...
More proof of his apostacy!

Sundays With The Christianists: Satan Done Wrote ‘Huckleberry Finn’

We're beginning to get the feeling that Kevin Swanson, the Colorado radio preacher and homeschooling advocate, doesn't like America very much. Just maybe. His ebook Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West is mostly a rant about...
Leviticus warns about this

Sundays With The Christianists: Mark Twain Was Really Unfair To Slavery In ‘Huckleberry Finn’

We'll give Colorado radio preacher and homeschooling maven Kevin Swanson some credit: the guy has Big Ideas, and in his ebook Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, he's not afraid to make bold claims. His goal, after...
Come back to the drag show agin, Huck honey

Sundays With The Christianists: Why ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Is Eeeevil (Not The Reasons You Thought!)

We've decided that we're actually rather grateful to wingnut radio preacher Kevin Swanson for writing his bizarre e-screed Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, which makes the case that American and European civilization have been ruined by...
Mark Twain and his familiar

Sundays with the Christianists: How Mark Twain Steered America Toward Hell

You may have thought that Mark Twain was some kind of literary genius, but did you also know that he personally ruined America by being such a good writer of books, which ruined America? We've finally reached the chapter...
Of course there's a manga version

Sundays With The Christianists: Why ‘The Scarlet Letter’ Is Bad For Jesus And America

It's Pearl Harbor Day, so what more fitting time to talk about an attack on America? Only this isn't an attack from some evil foreign empire (redundant, since all foreigns are evil) but from within. As we're learning from wingnut...
We just like saying 'Gish'

Sundays With The Christianists: Nathaniel Hawthorne Had A Co-Author. Was It Satan?

If it's Sunday, this must be Christianists! Time to get all literary again, as we learn how Nathaniel Hawthorne is personally responsible for destroying Christianity in America, at least according to homeschooling advocate and radio preacher Kevin Swanson and...
Lord, what fools these Colorado radio preachers be

Sundays With The Christianists: Shakespeare Was A Pagan, Maybe A Homo

Brush off your iambic pentameter, ye Wonklings, because this week, homeschooling advocate, radio preacher, and culture warrior Kevin Swanson is taking on that arch-apostate, the Immortal Bard Of Avon. We've been reading Swanson's not-quite-bestselling e-book Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed...
We have no context for this image. But Charles Darwin WILL learn you on this.

Sundays With The Christianists: Charles Darwin Was A Very Bad Man, A Very Bad Man Indeed

If it's Sunday, it must be time for another foray into the mind of Colorado radio man o' God and homeschooling big wheel Kevin Swanson, the genius who warns that the Girl Scouts are communist lesbians whose cookies fund...
We simply couldn't find a Marxist anime demon girl

Sundays With The Christianists: Marx Was Wrong Because Jesus Loved Inequality

Happy Dia De Los Muertos, all you Wonkees! Grab a candy skull and let's commune with the spirits of the departed, which of course probably sounds like consorting with demons to our favorite deranged Christianist, Colorado radio preacher Kevin...
Why is there a union jack on the skull? Your guess is as good as any. Let's say it represent Marx's London years.

Sundays With The Christianists: Homos And Demons And Marx, Oh My!

Here we are at Part 3 of our dive into Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, by Kevin Swanson, the radio preacher who likes to warn that the Pill leaves women's wombs chock full of tiny dead...
Image dimensions: 700 X 666 -- we swear it just worked out that way

Sundays With The Christianists: How Western Culture Got All Satanic

Welcome to part 2 of our exploration of Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, by Colorado radio preacher Kevin Swanson, whose goal in this book is to explain just how Western Civilization was destroyed by just about...

Radio Wingnut Kevin Swanson Explains How Demons Guided Mark Twain

Colorado radio preacher Kevin Swanson, the genius who determined that God sends wildfires to punish the multiple scourges of gay marriage, abortion, and women wearing pants, warned that the Boy Scouts will soon have merit badges for sodomy and...

Sundays With The Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook To Haunt Your Home-Schooled Dreams

Charge up your Flux Capacitors, folks! It's time for our weekly foray into the past -- or at least, the past as it happened in the fevered imaginations of fundamentalist Christians. Our text is again World History and Cultures...

Michele Bachmann Terrorized By… What, Today… 15th Century Art

The "Michele Bachmann is insane" news stories every day now are getting to the point where we are all just doing a sort of Michele Bachmann Mad Libs each time, something along the lines of, "Michele Bachmann is terrified...