Monday, May 16, 2022

Missionary Shots

When I drew this one years ago, I had no idea it might be construed as a political statement at some point. What a world we live in...

Thursday, May 12, 2022

I'll Eat What You Want Me to Eat

There's a reason that hymn doesn't come with a fourth verse.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Dealing with a Dear John

Sure getting dumped by a girlfriend can be tough for a missionary, but won't anyone think of the companions?

Thursday, May 5, 2022

2022 Summer Movie Preview

You want to talk strange and peculiar, how about the proliferation of superhero movies. In 2009, the year I started this site, there were a total of two mainstream superhero movies released in theaters.* In 2022, there will be nine!** 

Clearly, superheroes rule pop culture. Of the top ten grossing movies of all time, four are superhero movies (five if you count Fast and Furious 7).***

So superheroes are currently riding high, but I wonder how much longer will that continue to be the case? At some point we are going to tire of them, right? Then again, the genre somehow survived The New Mutants and Wonder Woman 1984--a movie so bad it retroactively affected my opinion of Wonder Woman (a movie I genuinely loved).****

Perhaps superhero films will prove to be as impervious to injury as superheroes themselves.

*2009 was a bleak year for superhero fans with a choice between X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Watchmen.

**Here are your superhero movies for the current year: The Batman, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Adam, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

***Six if you count Titanic's iceberg as superhero for sparing us any more Jack and Rose drama.

****My theory on Wonder Woman 1984: the filmmakers got confused and instead of making a movie that purportedly took place in 1984, they tried to make the movie as if it had been written and filmed in 1984!

Monday, May 2, 2022

Fish in the Sea

This has always struck me as a dumb thing to say to someone who just got his heart broken.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Concluding Thoughts

I've been playing with a John Henry using paper scriptures to battle someone on their phone doing a scripture chase as a potential gag off and on for ten years now. Today's post probably came out of those ruminations. 

Monday, April 25, 2022

Hasten the Work

Clever missionaries. I just hope they are wearing comfortable shoes.