Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Jesus Loves You!


I was taking a look at the Richard Dawkins site, which is sometimes good for a laugh when a tambourine thumper appears to try and save some souls, when I found a link to this: http://www.normalbobsmith.com/ I really do like this site. After you've had a little go at dressing Jesus up as Elvis or dressing Mohammed as a Hasidic Jew, move on to reading some of the hate mail and the replies to it. Hilarious! And it seems that an ability to spell must be confined to atheists.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

It's humorless wankers like that (and, of course, bloodthirsty thieves like certain politicians) who take all the fun out of believing in God.

Considering that the Big J makes a joke or two in the Gospels, one would hope that people would be less offended by jokes and cartoons than they seem intent on being. I guess religious people feel they need to get theirs in the modern economy of offense.

Mark Croucher said...

The no nails joke is an extension to the Murphy's nails joke.

Its basically about a man who earns a nail making company and it is falling on hard times. He goes to see a advertisinging company and they agree to make a TV advert.

It is shown between 8pm and 9pm so a lot of people will see it. When it begins, it starts with the camera sweeping across a dessert land scape accompanied by a thunderous orchestrated sound track. The camera then sights itself on a small mount and as it draws closer you see the shape of a cross. Zooming in on the cross you see it is Jesus. The camera pauses there and a graphic slowly emerges saying "There glad they used Murphys nails".

Obviously this causes outrage and Murphy is threatened and his business takes an even larger nose dive. He returns to the advertising agency and tells them to put things right.

Same time slot for the new advert. Same camera sweeping across a dessert land scape accompanied by a thunderous orchestrated sound track. The camera then sights itself on a small mount and as it draws closer you see the shape of a cross. Zooming in on the cross you see that it is empty. The camera tracks down slowly and in a heap on the floor is Jesus. The graphic fades in again............
"I bet they wish they had used Murphys nails".

I'm here all week!

Neal Asher said...

Anon, it does seem that fanaticism is inversely proportion to a sense-of-humour. You'll find the same when debating with believers of every stripe - including those following political or environmental ideologies (same thing really).

Mark, mebbe ... then again, when the adhesive 'No More Nails' came out I imagine the jokemakers became gleeful and probably didn't need to know about Murphy's Nails. There's loads of the same stripe: Jesus on the rubber cross, Jesus slapping some nails on a hotel counter over Easter and saying, "Can you put me up for the night." etc.

Drake Bodan said...

I have a terrible confession to make. I spend time scanning the web for announcements from the Pope. I know this is wrong for atheists but I can't resist taunting my Catholic in-laws with them over Suday dinner. On the plus side I have convinced the other-in-law to read the God Delusion.

Drake.

Neal Asher said...

Drake, how can taunting about the announcements of that twonk make the slightest bit of difference? These people believe in talking snakes, that it's morally defensible to offer up your daughter for rape in place of a priest, that millions of species of animals climbed onto a boat during a world-wide flood, the virgin birth and that it's okay to obliterate a city full of uphill gardners then turn a woman into a pillar of salt for daring to watch the process. Those who believe this kind of crap have something wrong with them down deep where only ECT or surgery will reach.

Anonymous said...

Really Really like that website, i especially like the 'hatemail' part it was very funny!

Ps you should be very careful offending Jesus...May God have mercy on your Soul. Hahaha.

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