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Episode #105 – Bow Tie Failure

Prop 8 is struck down by another court. What is the Mormon response? Using ward lists for politics. McKay Coppins gets it mostly right, save a few fact-checking issues. The rise of Joanna Brooks continues. She receives a great profile on CNN. Why are amazing men still single? Don’t ask us. We’re not amazing. But we are single. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg hates on the Church for owning KSL, which sells lots of guns to lots of people. Assorted: The Romanian IMF chief is Mormon and proud, temple updates, a lame dating quiz, and “Mom, I’m Dating a Mormon” starts. Touch for info: Prop 8 overturned Church response to Prop 8 ruling Joanna Brooks on CNN Bloomberg hates KSL Ward rosters and politics Why amazing men are still single Lame dating quiz Romania’s jowel king Connecticut temple LDS Tech...

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Episode #21 – Mormonize Me

http://media.blubrry.com/thisweekinmormons/p/thisweekinmormons.com/podcast/TWiM_EP21_Mormonize_Me.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSThe lost chapters of Mosiah – A BYU scholar argues that what is Mosiah 1 for us was actually Mosiah 3 for Joseph Smith.  Martin Harris lost a bit more than the Book of Lehi, it seems. Mormon imagery in pop culture, with a special nod to the Twilight series, as well as “Battlestar Galactica.”  Neither of us have read Twilight or any of its sequels, but they are loaded with glaringly obvious allusions to LDS culture and doctrine. Update on the Gilbert Arizona Temple.  According to Church attorney Paul Gilbert (no, the temple is not named after him), the temple is “designed specifically for the setting it’s in, … the town of Gilbert.” Though, Brother Gilbert is also quick to point out that, “When I say Gilbert, I mean the general area.  The temple serves more than just Gilbert.”  Basically, the Gilbert Temple follows the same architectural motif of most other recent temples.  Woo hoo! Parents that want to be buddy-buddy with their kids cause binge drinking and other naughty activities.  Again, Obviousonomics… And last but certainly not least, make your Mormon name!  Mormons, but especially Utah Mormons, have a tendency to eschew the idea of important family names for their children and instead opt for either random...

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