The Cult of Lincoln

Friday, March 21, 2008



Holy crap.

Filipinos warned on crucifixions.
"Health officials in the Philippines have issued a warning to people taking part in Easter crucifixion rituals. They have urged them to get tetanus vaccinations before they flagellate themselves and are nailed to crosses, and to practise good hygiene.

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The health department has strongly advised penitents to check the condition of the whips they plan to use to lash their backs, the Manila Times newspaper reports. They want people to have what they call "well-maintained" whips. In the hot and dusty atmosphere, officials warn, using unhygienic whips to make deep cuts in the body could lead to tetanus and other infections.

And they advise that the nails used to fix people to crosses must be properly disinfected first. Often people soak the nails in alcohol throughout the year.
And here I was thinking of celebrating Easter by rereading Lamb.

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Saturday, March 15, 2008



Four die when New York City crane collapses.

Yet amid the tragedy... "John PlaGreco, who owns Fu Bar in the crushed building..."

It's like something out of a Jasper Fforde novel.

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Thursday, March 06, 2008



Huh. Seeing as how it happened THREE BLOCKS AWAY, you'd think I would have heard about this before now.

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Thursday, February 21, 2008



4-ton bridge stolen in the Czech Republic.

Curse you, Carmen Sandiego!

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Monday, October 22, 2007




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Monday, October 08, 2007



Intruders punch hole in Monet work. These kids are going to the Special Hell. Ann Coulter and the Bush administration are also going there, but then again we already knew that.

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Sunday, July 01, 2007



Oh my god... We're getting closer!

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