I’m sure I wasn’t the only one who spent most of this weekend in front of the TV watching every second of Olympics coverage that I possibly could. So I’m guessing I’m not the only one who has seen the ads for one of NBC’s newest shows, the reality program called Stars Earn Stripes.
I was fortunate on Sunday morning to have turned on the TV just in time to see the last few kilometers of this year’s Tour de France, the epic three-week-long cycling competition that ends on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.
Where post-apocalyptic narratives and dystopian narratives are fertile ground for the exploring or re-imagining of the roots, purpose, and role of religion, this weekend’s box office record breaker, Hunger Games, makes nary a mention of God, gods, or practices of any mystical or spiritual nature.
The best thing about Fat Tuesday during college was definitely the veritable smorgasbord of a dessert buffet that the dining hall put out every year, topped off with a chocolate fondue with strawberries and pound cakes for dipping.
We've been having some fun around the office captioning the image below that accompanied this satirical aticle on Sojo.net yesterday. Most of us are sports fans in some way or another, so we appreciate the Jesus as sports coach idea. Still, it's hard not to laugh at the image of a little boy trying to tackle Jesus.