Humor

Free Cartoon Fridays (Sep 18): “Recooperating”

Welcome back to Free Cartoon Friday! Check back each week for a free cartoon I failed to sell to Christian pastors' magazines in 2005! Click image for full size.http://www.byfaithweunderstand.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/07-recooperate.png

Free Cartoon Fridays (Sep 4): “B.C. Harmony”

Welcome back to Free Cartoon Friday! Check back each week for a free cartoon I failed to sell to Christian pastors' magazines in 2005! Click image for full size. Any real cartoonists out there who are willing to put my ideas in more appealing visual form and sell them?

Free Cartoon Fridays (Aug 28): “The Drive-In Altar Call”

Welcome back to Free Cartoon Friday! Check back each week for a free cartoon I failed to sell to Christian pastors' magazines in 2005! Click image for full size. Any real cartoonists out there who are willing to put my ideas in more appealing visual form and sell them?

Free Cartoon Fridays (Aug 14): “Mesopotamian Inquirer”

Every Friday for the next nine weeks will be Free Cartoon Friday! Check back each week for a free cartoon I failed to sell to Christian pastors' magazines in 2005! Click image for full size, or go to the Cartoons page. What I would really like is a real cartoonist...

Turn Right! Turn Right! Turn Right!

I once sold a cartoon to a magazine for $20. In a vain attempt to regain what amounted to a $120/hr job, I write down cartoon ideas regularly. Here was my latest, but so far I had thought it too cheeky to do anything with: Ha ha! Well, if you steal this idea, don't...

Usage Determines Meaning no. 15

Sidney Landau, lexicographer, has a firm handle on one of my favorite near-inspired dictums, "Usage determines meaning." He devotes some space in his book Dictionaries to covering the history of English usage disputes. In the 18th century, grammar "errors" provoked...

Outsourcing Prayer

"Information Age Prayer,” provides “a subscription service utilizing a computer with text-to-speech capability to incant your prayers each day.” For $3.95 a month, you get “the satisfaction of knowing that your prayers will always be said even if you wake up late, or...

Why Women Don’t Play Football

I do enjoy a good football game, though in order to have more time to lay up treasures in heaven I catch only about two a year. I caught most of yesterday's SuperBowl, however, and it was a thrilling game. The best moment came when my wife said, "Wow! That guy is 6...

Pauline Theology

A new feminist wave has hit theological scholarship. It's called "Pauline Theology." Scholars who hold this view are especially incensed at Paul's discrimination against women. Women can't be pastors; they can't even speak in church. And it's all Paul's fault. So it...

The Five Tenants of Calvinism

Approximately 30 different sites on the Internet make reference to the "five tenants of Calvinism." None of them, however, has revealed who those five tenants are. So now, for the first time in the history of the Internet, I will reveal every one of the five tenants:...