This is quite possibly the most offensive video ever: Christian pirate puppets rapping. Seriously, don’t watch it if your stomach is at all unsettled.
PZ, I’m swabbing the decks right now. I literally did laugh so hard that I cried.
*Quease…* Ugh. I’m glad I didn’t have breakfast at all yet. Already I think most people who have this fascination with pirate ‘culture’ are a bit dim. Pirates, no matter how you cut it, were rogues just as dirty as they were described. In Pirates of the Caribbean, whats-her-name would definitely have been raped if the pirates only had the equipment. Pirates wouldn’t raid a harbor and magically not get anybody killed in the process. Where was the scurvy? Geez.
And now its Christian Pirate Rap. That’s just sick.
Is it my imagination, or did those two guys dressed as pirates pat each other on the butts near the end?
Offensive? Upsetting? It’s just sad. It’s not funny, just pathetic.
That’s just wrong on so many levels…
Wow, ’80s style rap and posturing. How relevant to kids today! This is the lamest thing since the string of no talent actors singing oldies in the ’70s. Even boy bands weren’t this bad.
Love that Christian choreography. However, I imagine these guys are unacquainted with the phrase “Rum, sodomy and the lash.”
Please, make the images in my brain go away, …please? I beg of you, take a bullet and put it through the back of my skull so the figure of fat gay Christian pirates will be no more. It was like watching a car accident in slow motion with babies flying through the windshield while a steamroller rolls over a bag full of yelping puppies and mewing kittens…
PZ,…never, EVER, do that to me again, or you’ll see my grieving window in court…
Now this is my type of Christian singing (Warning, Christian language)
Probably not. You know how mosquitos are the natural reservoir for malaria and ducks are a natural reservoir for avian flu? Well, Bible schools are a natural reservoir for closet cases.
“PZ,…never, EVER, do that to me again, or you’ll see my grieving window in court…”
See PZ? It should have been “Widow” and not “Window”. This is the first signs of my melting neocortex. I am gettin’ in touch with my lawyer now wheel I can still spok ins cognaetive meaner. Is it gettin’ dim in here?
Lago, I was assuming you meant the window through which you would defenestrate yourself would be grieving.
If y’all enjoyed that, you may want to search Youtube for “Captain Hook Christian pirate”. They also have a segment where kids have to walk the plank for their sins.
My, my, but that brings back memories. I have an old videotape around here somewhere that includes that horrific excerpt. “Captain Hook” was a man who lost his hand (hands?) in a motorcycle accident and thereafter became a kiddie show evangelist. The Revenge is my Destiny site has a list of hard-to-find (why are they looking?) videos that includes the one I have. They provide this description:
PERVERSE PREACHERS, FASCIST FUNDAMENTALISTS & KRISTIAN KIDDIE KOOKS (8?) Relive the glory days of televangelism with this collection of crazy, scary, wacky stuff from Bible Country. All the biggies are here: Jim and Tammy, Jerry, Jimmy, Oral and Bob, plus a bunch of even creepier second-stringers you’ve probably never heard of. Best of all is the Christian kids show starring “Captain Hook” a genuine double amputee ex-biker, his dysfunctional but supportive family, and their cute Christian pirate puppets. In a remarkable display of bad taste the good Captain and his son “Fish Hook” (we see years of therapy ahead for this kid) perform an “autopsy” on a sinner — cutting out his eyes and ears, and fishing in his entrails for Marlboro packs & beer cans! And remember, this is a kids show! Ha!
Damn! Now I want to go rummaging through the cupboards to find where I stashed it. That’s entertainment.
Oh, oh. There’s more.
I am seriously going to have nightmares about that ventriloquist’s dummy.
Thanks, Lago… I had to share that chunk of musical wonderfulness with my immediate family.
This one (from the same show) is absolutely appalling (especially since this is aimed at young kids):
Sir, it was no so bad. I almost liked it.
This is blatant anti-FSM propaganda. Everybody knows that the patron saints of Pastafarianism are pirates (the adventurous scallywag types, not the raping murderous types). My bet is these Christians are deliberately trying to give pirates a bad name in attempt to prevent more of us from knowing the Flying Spaghetti Monster (blessed be his noodles).
I have to ask… would they do such a thing to a much larger religion like, say, Islam? (that’s a rhetorical question, and the answer is yes).
Oh thanks very much, I only just came out of a ten year coma!
So, since Xians have no compuction about attempting to schmoove literally ANYTHING with their message of saccharine-tissued “faith” what I want to know is, WHERE is the Xian pornography? (assume ironic “…” as necessary from here on) There’s Xian gangsta, heavy metal, SF, horror – you know that, inspite of their obvious contradictions, some frozen-smiling believer has been told by the lord to produce inspirational porno videos, and you also know that they are really, really, really, really bad.
Any brave porno scanners out there willing to point the morbidly curious toward one?
Not that I approve of that sort of thing! …purely out of scientific interest… ahem.
“WHERE is the Xian pornography?”
They call it The Bible. Read the Song of Solomon or the parts where Lot’s daughters get naughty!
Sex In Christ
I like the Sex in Christ proposal. Note the last bullet point, “No Profanity.” That solves the Oh God problem for the Christian pornographers; the unbelievers will have to solve the problem for themselves, as in the cartoon referenced here not too long ago.
Here are a couple of pictures I found at pandagon.
First, getting ready for basketball season:
I would say he looks more like a referee.
I am as puzzled as the cat appears to be.
If the right-wing fundamentalist loony wackos ever discover market research, we’re hosed. That piece of execrable non-entertainment was obviously put together by people who think they know what kids like.
Fortunately, they’re wrong; but one focus group will be all it takes.
I like how the puppet rappers have human hype-men.
Ugh. I’m glad I didn’t have breakfast at all yet. Already I think most people who have this fascination with pirate ‘culture’ are a bit dim. Pirates, no matter how you cut it, were rogues just as dirty as they were described
Not really. In many ways the political organization of pirates was quite egalitarian and more “civilized” than that of the sailors of the nation states whose ships they plundered. Read Peter Lamborn Wilson’s “Pirate Utopias” for a quite scholarly treatment of the subject (with references).
WHERE is the Xian pornography?
There is a subset of porn involving clothing fetishes, and within that, there are various other subsets. A few minutes with Google images (and without the SafeSearch feature) ought to yield pictures of people getting it on while dressed as nuns or priests.
There’s also a company that sells crucifix-shaped dildos, though I guess that doesn’t count as porn.
Does this help?
I’d hardly characterize this one as barf-bait. It’s just STUPID.
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The sequel is going to go a bit dark: this is a deep ocean sponge. It’s…
Time to forage.
You Californians have no excuse. Go to the coast and stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium…
Living a languorous life and occasionally nibbling on a jellyfish has its virtues.