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Religious Satire

Religion Is Fair Game -- But We Have to Rewrite the Rules

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 01.13.2015 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

Why do people feel vulnerable, hurt or angry when they encounter satire of their religion? The primary reason is that we suffer an inherent, existential doubt about religious authority.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Even Americans Who Don't Favor Mocking Religion Support The Right To Do It

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

Americans are split on the acceptability of mocking religion, but most believe freedom of speech should still take precedence, a new HuffPost/YouGov p...

Charlie Hebdo and the Right to Laugh

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Satire: Somebody's going to be offended. (And...?) ...

'Tebowing' The New Planking?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Denver

It's the hottest new internet meme since email. It leaves photobombing, planking, owling, and all that other nonsense in the dust. It's divinely ins...

Religious Right Insists Animals Marry Before Having Sex

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"This bill is long overdue," stated the Christian Animal Coalition. "Just as the sacred bond of a Christian marriage gives human sex meaning, so a wedding of God's animal creatures will do the same"

Sit on My Lapse

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kate Clinton

Like a sandcastle basilica facing an incoming tide, the Catholic Church is facing a sea of secularism, and the Pope is using his mitered shovel to dig a futile moat.