Every year about this time I hear from people for whom Mother’s Day evokes feelings that are anything but warm and fuzzy–people raised by mothers who overall did them a lot more harm than good. [Read more…]
“President Trump pees on homeless children!” the thing screeched at her. “Putin named Special Director of Donald Trump Jr.’s. senate campaign! Trump declares all media illegal, Fox News! To strike a blow for freedom, send money now to this radio station! Just text–” [Read more…]
To get right to it: I want to be an artist–a great artist, a real artist, an important artist. If I were to be perfectly honest about it, I guess I’d have to admit that what I really want is to be a famously successful artist. Without boring you with the whole story of my life, let me just ask you: What would be your single best piece of advice for someone who wants to be a great artist — or, at least, the best artist they can be? THANK YOU!
I was having a night out with a friend of mine who is big into New-Age spirituality. She said, “All of the world’s great faiths can be accommodated beneath the New Age umbrella.” So we started thinking about that. And in due course we were imagining how some of the world’s primary religious texts might read if translated into New Age-eze. Below is our effort to translate into New Age the Lord’s Prayer. Some might think that we’re on to something with this! Others might think that it’s amazing that we didn’t have anything better to do. But I dunno. [Read more…]
Once upon a time the right-wing Christian’s typical response to homosexuality was that gay people are just messed up straight people who need to become better Christians so that God can stop them from being gay. [Read more…]