"Morbid humor" is very popular these days. It was very popular in biblical times, too, especially in the gospels. For example, that ha ha! funny story of the widow with the two mites....Read More
"The Life of Brian"
Jesus' "Beatitudes" were so far from proper rabbinical thinking they would have been heard, at least initially, as patently absurd. Not unlike something Groucho would gleefully espouse, and in a song??Read More
Through the Comic Lens, the Wise Men can start looking more like Keystone Cops than venerated sages.Read More