Category Archives: Rather Bizarre Social Commentary

The Apologetic Professor is Embarrassingly Alive

There is a nasty rumor going around that I’m not alive.  To squash this rumor, I’m happy to violate several federal laws and share my own recent medical report with you.  As a part of the university’s “wellness” program, a … Continue reading

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Observations from the World’s Most Incompetent Church Usher

The leaders at my church – Missoula Alliance Church – are incredibly awesome in the exact ways the Bible tells them to be awesome: They do not lead with a whip but with gentleness; they shepherd and do not yell; … Continue reading

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The Apologetic Professor is Still Alive…But His Former Computer is Not

So the outpouring of concern over my longer-than-usual absence from blogging has been truly…touching.  By which I mean, jeepers, not a single one of you has noticed that I apparently fell off the planet earth for about six weeks.  That’s … Continue reading

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A Totally Unnecessary Intermediate Update On The Perplexicating Preponderance of Post Proliferation

I gotta admit: I’m struggling with how to open a post with this wacky of a title. I’ve gone through several iterations so far, all followed by leaning heavily on the [delete] key.  Take a look: “Hi, everyone.  Apologetic Professor … Continue reading

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10 More Rules to Live By

So let’s just say it in plain and clear language: My rate of electronic linguistic generation has been positively languid, not to say listless, in the past few weeks. Whew!  It felt good to get that off my chest, all … Continue reading

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Capturing our Culture Through Movie Blurbs

I was sifting through movies on DISH today and saw one called “8 Heads in a Duffel Bag.”  That sounded a little odd, so I clicked on it to read the blurb, which said something about a jet passenger accidentally … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Worst Christian Movies of All Time

I have lamented before (see this post) on the rather embarrassing state of Christian movie-dom.  In short, Christians are to movies what Republicans are to social programs…what Democrats are to spending cuts…what Pat Robertson is to Biblical interpretation…what Richard Dawkins … Continue reading

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Did My Blog Gain Consciousness and Block Your Comments?

Part of my plot to Own The Internet involves heightened security on my own blog.  Indeed, the difficulties some of you have been having in posting comments are not random.  You thought that simple math was required to post comments: … Continue reading

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The Apologetic Professor ACTUALLY Apologizes for Something. Really.

So right here, in this very blog, you are going to experience something that you may never see again in your whole bittersweet life: You are about to witness a real life professor issuing a real life apology.  And I … Continue reading

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Philosophical Reflections on Spam

If you are reading this article hoping for actual philosophical reflections on spam…you have my deepest sympathies.  Wow.  You must really be bored with your life to read an article like that.  I mean, I’m not going to read this … Continue reading

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