Month: April 2010

Episode #12 – “Something’s Happening…”

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP12_Somethings_Happening.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:56 — 57.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSKyiv Temple dedication dates announced! Duzhe dobre, indeed! BYU is the “most popular university in the nation.”  We’re serious, and so is US News and World Report. Larry King still has hormones.  Larry King’s sister-in-law is a dirty, dirty woman. Al and Geoff come out in support of Glenn Beck.  Geoff supports his right to be acknowledged as a Christian.  Liberty University is a silly place. Al supports him against his fellow bigots. Linkage: Church announcement about Kyiv Temple dedication Construction photos and updates at ldschurchtemples.com Larry King – player Liberty University takes issue with Beck’s purported non-Christian status BYU is “most popular university” BYU’s many accomplishments The Steelwells! Great band!  Support...

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Episode #11 – Salmon Crust

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP11_Salmon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:37 — 56.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSWe talk about Harvey Unga’s exit from BYU, Women Rugby players are real men, South Park’s attempt at The Book of Mormon movie, friendly tasing, Evelyn gets on Oprah, LDS growth by country, and MORE! Show notes in no particular order … at all: Idiot BYU Student’s “April Fools Joke” Mormon in the news – Evelyn is going to be on Oprah! South Park duo create the musical “The Book of Mormon” – as if the attempt at a movie wasn’t bad enough (via Salt Lake Trib via The Independent ) LDS Growth by Country BYU Womens Rugby Team bows out of Sunday competition Prop 8 film gets picked up for distribution Harvey Unga bows out – props for doing it with some class Unga. Honorable Mentions Larry King had an affair with his sister in law (a Mormon) – The news here is that Larry King still has it in him… I thought suspenders were God’s way of keeping Larry King chaste? Mormons live longer (10 years ish!) in study done recently. In other news, numbers are my friend… and I am a magician. Also, here’s Geoff’s paper as promised – Globalization and Mormonism – Geoff...

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Episode #10 – Reefer Madness

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP10_Reefer_Madness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:43 — 45.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSBostonians protest Church buildings – again. Does the UN Human Rights charter cover a “right to proselytize”? Update on Missionary Murderer. The despicable “Hot Mormon Muffins” calendar, from the guy who brought you the “Men on a Mission” calendar and subsequently fell out with the Church.  Classy, no? It’s our tenth show!  Thanks to everyone who bothers to listen to our silly rants.  We hope to befriend even more of you as time goes on. Love, Us Linkage: Petitions against new meetinghouse in Boston area Mormon Times article regarding the “right to proselytize” Man does time “Hot Mormon Muffins” calendar Reefer Madness! (see...

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Episode #09 – A Very TWiM General Conference

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP09_A_Very_TWiM_General_Conference.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:56 — 54.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSPost-General Conference recap! Enjoy the words of prophets! The Family ought to be the center of the exercising of priesthood. Parents’ roles cannot be replicated by society or even the Church. We must make people feel accepted despite their shortcomings. Do not loosely interpret the Lord’s standards or subscribe to any sort of “relative morality.” Church membership near 14m worldwide And this week’s Zarahemla Times!...

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