Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
After she read my last post about sexist Christian music, my friend, Sarah Morice Brubaker of Religion Dispatches, told me I'd gotten a terrible Christian song called "How Beautiful" into her head. I'd heard it many years ago, but what I didn't realize was that it makes frequent appearances at evangelical Christian weddings. It's a truly horrific song, but it got me thinking: This business about "husbands loving their wives as Christ loved the church" is more or less the foundation of Christian Right politics. Any guesses where we can learn all about it? That's right: Dippy Christian wedding songs!
"Do you suffer from embarassing dark or discolored intimate areas"...reads South Beach Skin Solutions pitch for their "Lightening Gel For Sensitive Areas." Teeth whitening products seem positively provincial next to this product for...ahem...assholes (sorry, there's just no delicate way to put that). Folks, "Don't be fooled by other products claiming to be for anal bleaching"...this is the only solution for that troublesome area! This may be the first time I am actually suffering from too much shock and bewilderment to feel actual offense at this very moment. (Via Daily Candy)