2013-03-23 09:48 am
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King James Discussions

A fundamentalist penned list of reasons why the King James Version of the Bible is the best choice has been making the rounds of religious blogs- here are two discussions.

Stuff Fundies Like

Exploring Your Matrix

What the King James Version is and is Not )

Kings screencaps with alternative captions. With famous out of context quotes from other tv shows. Some of these, you have to know the show to get. Some you have to also know the other show being quoted but a few work on their own. I know it's a niche market but it's not really for people who would 't care.
2013-03-15 07:19 pm
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The History Channel's Bible Fail.

The History Channel has been trying to rebrand itself as a home for working class but intellectually curious (and probably white) male viewers. Everything they do must be fitted to this audience. Simplistic narratives that focus a lot on weapons, military tactics and explosions, which are cool but it means the network tends to ignore soft and subtle things, and women's stories, and men who don't come across as tough enough. If the History Channel was a cooking channel, they'd be Emeril and Guy Fieri 24/7.

Moses-Miriam, David-Yael, Esther-Daniel, Mary Magdalene-Peter )