Topic / Idiocy

Most eminent citizens

The American evangelical preacher and publicity hound Billy Graham died last week age 99. Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune reported, people were lining up to ‘pay their final respects to a man who reached millions with his message of salvation thorough Jesus Christ.’ A secular reader might wonder what ‘his message of salvation thorough Jesus Christ’ […]

Indian lawmaker wants ghostly government building exorcised

BJP MLA Habibur Rehman, above, told Indian media this week that he has asked to Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to conduct religious ceremonies to rid the state’s secretariat building of ‘negative energies and evil souls’. Rehman, according to this report, is one of a number of lawmakers who believe that the building is haunted, […]

Billy Graham isn’t dead, he has simply ‘changed addresses’

On February 12, Anne Graham Lotz, 69, daughter of world famous evangelist Billy Graham, provided a health update for his devotees ahead of his 100 birthday on November 7, 2018: He can’t see; he has a hard time seeing because of macular degeneration. He’s fairly deaf, I have to use a microphone and he wears […]

Drugs, porn & hookers … a few of this vicar’s favourite things

A Church of England vicar in London – Stennett Kirby, 64 – is reportedly on ‘sick leave’ after he was exposed this weekend as a drug-taking enthusiast of porn and prostitutes. According to this report, he was allegedly caught on camera appearing to smoke crack, snort cocaine and watch porn in the £1.5 million vicarage […]

South Africa’s ‘prophet of Doom’ faces jail sentence

Limpopo pastor Lethebo Rabalago, 26, is to be sentenced next week for spraying Doom insecticide into the faces of his followers. Rabalago, according to this report, was found guilty by last week by Frans Mahodi in the Mookgophong Magistrate’s Court of  seven charges – three for wrongful use of an agricultural remedy, which is in contravention […]

Evangelist’s idiotic flu advice sparks British investigation

Last Saturday we reported that deranged televangelist Gloria Copeland dismissed the efficacy of flu jabs, saying that the only protection people need from flu was Jesus. Now we learn from this report that the UK’s Charity Commission has launched an investigation into Kenneth Copeland Ministries UK, whose headquarters are in Bath, because it posted Copeland’s […]

Consumption of more cow’s milk will reduce crime in India

Back in 2016 Indian nut-job Shankar Lal, above, prompted a great deal of eye-rolling when he advised people to follow his example by smearing their cellphones with fresh cow shit, claiming it would protect them from ‘harmful radiations’. Well, Lal, 78,a bigwig in a right-wing Hindu organisation – Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) – is back […]

Yoga may not send you to Hell, but it won’t get you to Heaven

Matt Walsh, above, described here as ‘a hipster Christian blogger’ and ‘basically an outright asshole’, last week went gunning for Christians who see no harm in yoga. He reported here that he tweeted: It’s kind of amazing to see all of the Christians who think nothing of going to a yoga class. There are many […]

Forget the flu jabs, Jesus will protect you says mad preacher

Televangelist Gloria Copeland, of the Eagle Mountain International Church in Texas, had a message for her followers this week: Jesus is the only protection people need from influenza. According to this report, Gloria – wife of Kenneth Copeland, a member of President Trump’s Faith Advisory Council – posted a video on the Kenneth Copeland Ministeries Facebook […]

Pakistani Newsweek editor slammed over abuse tweet

The brutal rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari triggered massive protests across Pakistan – a great deal of further outrage when Fasih Ahmed, above, the editor-in-chief  of Newsweek Pakistan tweeted on January 23 that the sexual abuse of children cannot be eliminated and at times can even pave way for ‘great art’.  According to […]