Blessed Be Mammon

Two weeks from now, Thursday 14 May, has been pencilled in as National Blasphemy Day. The idea is simple. To protest the proposal to make blasphemy a criminal offence, bloggers will ‘deliberately set out to grossly offend the religious sensitivities of as many religious believers as possible, with the clear intention of causing outrage’. The […]

By My Oath

According to legend, actor Colm Meaney managed to sneak the word ‘bollocks’ past American television network censors during an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine because they didn’t know what it meant. Maybe that’s true. Or maybe they knew (Google is only a click away after all) but considered it too mild an expletive […]