Month: January 2012

Episode #103 – Forever Alone

The Church seems to approach the battle against gay marriage differently in different states. Minnesota is the latest non-Mormon-heavy state to receive nothing more than a letter read over the pulpit. Why a massive undertaking in California but passive resistance in Minnesota for a moral issue? Political Beat: Mitt’s finances are discloses, the Church apparently owns Burger King, and Mitt’s “surge” in South Carolina mostly consisted of YSA and BYU kids from DC who were bused down (Incidentally, our boy McKay doesn’t even know use the Church’s proper name), Newt’s pastor says Mormons are a cult. Familiar? The Kansas City Temple gets its open house and dedication dates. Jimmer Fredette is your 2011 Mormon of the Year. Yay. Rah. Jimmergasm. Elizabeth Smart is getting married to a cliche Scotsman. Geoff offers his Scottish insider insights. Have you seen the “Dear John” section of Hilarious. Tidbits: Seminary turns 100, Deseret Books continues to destroy local businesses, “Joseph Smith” on Facebook, and the Top 10 Mormon films. Links: Different approaches to preserving the sanctity of marriage YSA bused to SC Jimmer is Mormon of the Year Romney’s tithing KC open house Dear John Elizabeth Smart’s beau Joseph Smith’s Facebook page Newt thinks we’re a cult Seminary turns 100 Goodbye, family-owned LDS bookstore Top 10 Mormon...

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Episode #102 – Pornography 2: The End of Porn

Stop SOPA now! Listen in for details. A photo of Mitt Romney possibly leaving mission boundaries sparks controversy… because Geoff started it. PEW releases a landmark study of Mormons, with some pretty interesting results. Does BYU curb religious freedom via the Honor Code? The Student Review says yes, and we’re inclined to agree. Pornography will end because of condoms. You heard it here first. Listen in for details. Businessweek alleges that the “I’m a Mormon” campaign is really an effort on the Church’s part to elect a Mormon president. Assorted news: The Paris Temple looks like a strip mall; Jon Heder won’t do sexy; the Daily Universe ceases to be daily; beware of giving your wife your Facebook password. Links: PEWage Actual PEW text Exciting infographics! The end of porn Businessweek and Mormons Let your husband read your Facebook Daily Universe goes weekly Jon Heder is clean How the Honor Code restricts religious freedom The Paris Temple...

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