Category Archives: Artistic Performance

Saturday Night Live Mocks Christians with ‘Bird Bible’ Sketch and Tweet

In case you missed it, Saturday Night Live put on a sketch whose only humor came from its mocking of Christians and The Bible. There was nothing inherently funny about the situation or writing, the intent was to mock fundamentalist Christians who encourage their children to read the Bible, and provide the audience an opportunity to laugh at them. If anything the parents, especially the mother, were written and portrayed as crazy.

Judge for yourself.

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/bird-bible/2753007

After the sketch aired, the official NBC SNL twitter account (@nbcsnl) tweeted out this still from the “commercial” furthering the “joke” by encouraging their followers to check out the “fine print” they created for the ad copy, which was only on the screen for just a couple of seconds and could never have been read by viewers in real-time watching the sketch.

SNL

The only point in producing such “fine print” was to create something that could be tweeted out later to extend the joke into the twitter-verse.  The only other sketch to merit such attention was  Weekend Update, and that was to feature a joke promote the new anchor team.

The Fine Print Reads:

The Bird Bible may cause excessive cawing and attempted flight. The Bird Bible does not guarantee salvation for your soul or the souls of your children. Any feathers found inside the Bird Bible should be considered good luck and used to ward off evil spirits including but not limited to the Devil himself. Any likeness to other birds living or dead is purely coincidental. Do not be alarmed if your Bird Bible has a faint egg smell. This is normal and healthy. No refunds or exchanges.

It seems to me that the only ones guilty of “excessive cawing” are the  writers at SNL. Perhaps they should try humility next time.

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Can We Please Vote Rebecca Black Off American Idol?

So apparently Rebecca Black is on American Idol this year, only her name is Jena Irene, and that is pronounced GEE-NA not Jena like is written.

Anyway.

Here she is from last night’s Top 13 Performances. Yes, she made the Top 13.

Actually, she made the top 10 tonight as she was not in the bottom 3 contestants from this week. That was only because of two uncharacteristically  bad performances my MK and Malaya both of whom can blow Jena away.

America, can we get behind this?

#VoteRebeccaBlackOffIdol

Here is Jene Irene doing Coldplay’s “The Scientist”

Here is Rebecca Black Doing “Friday”

There is no way Jena can win. Her videos will never be as successful as Rebecca Black’s.

Let’s vote her off the island next week.

Don’t Stand For This! Madison Rising – The Star Spangled Banner at Daytona

America’s “most patriotic band” right.  I forgot. This is horrible.  This is not our National Anthem. It is a rock song ripoff of our National Anthem, and if it was being played at a sporting event or political event, I would not stand for it, and you shouldn’t either.

Here they are at Daytona last weekend.

They also have a 4 minute version, to which they add even more awesome lyrics.

Madison Rising – The Star Spangled Banner – YouTube.

As conservatives we need to promote good music which also carries our message. This song is neither. It is a horribly self aggrandizing song, which actually takes away from the real meaning and power of the anthem.

Let Madison Rising fall on their own.