Category Archives: Holidays

Make America Celebrate Again

Happy Fourth of July, Modern Philosophers! I’m writing this to you from the front porch of The House on the Hill with a perfect view of the American flag flying proudly to my left. There’s something about small town America … Continue reading

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A Bunker Mentality

“Please tell me why we are in your dark, dank basement,” The Devil insisted as he made a show of pulling out a silk handkerchief and dusting off the chair I’d put out for him. As always, he was well … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day (Even If You’re Confused)

Happy Memorial Day, Modern Philosophers! According to several tweets I’ve read this morning, people aren’t exactly clear about why we celebrate this holiday. While some folks are offended by their fellow Americans’ lack of information, I blame TV.  Because no … Continue reading

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Lucifer the Magnificent

I thought I had seen it all.  Then I walked into the living room of The House on the Hill on Easter Sunday to find the Devil preparing the put on a magic show. Instead of his usual impeccably tailored … Continue reading

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Is That Jesus In The Easter Bunny Costume?

Like most Americans, Modern Philosophers, I don’t listen to much British talk radio.  Not only is the distance a problem, but I also prefer not to be bored to death when I crank up the old wireless. Every once in … Continue reading

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Pope Okays Chocolate Eucharist For Easter Mass

Pope Francis gave Catholics an early Easter present today, Modern Philosophers, when he announced that he has approved the use of chocolate Eucharists by churches at Easter Sunday Mass. The move, which drove old school Catholics to their rosaries to … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Holiday Hero?

It’s Friday night, Modern Philosophers, which means we  survived another week! This one was long and exhausting.  Not only did I work both jobs, with The Nite Show taping on Wednesday night, but I also dove headfirst into a new … Continue reading

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