I have to admit that I’m still learning the snarky-jokey-witty turn of a phrase that characterizes most blogs. I try to play it straight until my inner comedian just can’t be restrained. But although I don’t do the jokey thing all that well, here is an AMAZINGLY hilarious title. First, lemme tell you about the story.
Undoubtedly, many of you saw the reports yesterday stating that the Pope isn’t a big fan of Harry Potter. Yahoo picked up a Reuters report that states Pope Benedict “believes the Harry Potter books subtly seduce young readers and ‘distort Christianity in the soul’ before it can develop properly, according to comments attributed to him by a German writer,” the report said. The criticisms from the Pope are included in letters written to Gabriele Kuby, author of a book called Harry Potter: Good or Evil. The letters were apparently written to Kuby in 2003 when Benedict was a cardinal. You can read the entire report here.
Here’s the funny part, the great website MobyLives picked up this bit of news and ran with it. But their headline is priceless:
Man who wears pointy hat and robes and feeds dead flesh of his god to chanting acolytes says book bout wizards is evil . . .
Beautifully laugh-out-loud funny. Check out the entire MobyLives site here. And be sure to send any angry mail to them not me. Or may Sinead O’Conner if you wanna get old school pissed off.