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SaganTheCat's Avatar Comment 1 by SaganTheCat

video not available apparently


Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:07:00 UTC | #402199

mitch_486's Avatar Comment 2 by mitch_486

Not working.

Anyhow, I got a signed copy of TGSOE last night!!!!!

Sorry, I had to get it out there before I burst.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:11:00 UTC | #402201

Weaver's Avatar Comment 3 by Weaver

Video working fine for me ...

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:21:00 UTC | #402206

mewletter's Avatar Comment 4 by mewletter

Well... there's always an option to DL it first. Why the need to 'Copyright restrictions' the video? Watching it now anyway.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:26:00 UTC | #402207

Lifer's Avatar Comment 5 by Lifer

@ #2 mitch_486

Great talk, right? The Ray Comfort impersonation had me almost pissing my pants.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:32:00 UTC | #402209

managementboy's Avatar Comment 6 by managementboy

Does not work in Germany... Dieses Video ist aufgrund von Urheberrechtsbeschränkungen in deinem Land nicht verfügbar.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:37:00 UTC | #402213

Drool's Avatar Comment 7 by Drool

Yea, sadly Penn's YouTube channel was a few months ago restricted to U.S citizens only by his nazi production co. Crackle. Maybe he doesn't know anything about it - I can't imagine he'd approve. Ah well.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:42:00 UTC | #402216

notinlist's Avatar Comment 8 by notinlist

The error message is:

This video is not available in your country due to copyright restrictions.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:50:00 UTC | #402222

Drool's Avatar Comment 9 by Drool

Aha, just discovered this neat workaround:

Slow, but works.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:55:00 UTC | #402227

Friend Giskard's Avatar Comment 10 by Friend Giskard

Jesus was a twit. Happy Blasphemy Day.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:06:00 UTC | #402232

Ec5618's Avatar Comment 11 by Ec5618

Thanks Drool. That's terrific.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:09:00 UTC | #402234

TheLordHumungus's Avatar Comment 12 by TheLordHumungus

That murdering fucktard that created the universe in the bible can go know himself! Thanks nonstampcollector for that wonderful line!

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:16:00 UTC | #402235

InfuriatedSciTeacher's Avatar Comment 14 by InfuriatedSciTeacher

Jesus was imaginary, and Mohammed was an epileptic pederast who needed to get out of the sun. Happy Blasphemy Day!

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:17:00 UTC | #402238

SilentMike's Avatar Comment 15 by SilentMike

The video is not available in your country due to copyright restrictions.


Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:17:00 UTC | #402239

rod-the-farmer's Avatar Comment 13 by rod-the-farmer

Try this. I originally got that message, but eventually found this link

It is only a few seconds long. Not really worth watching, IMHO.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:17:00 UTC | #402236

mitch_486's Avatar Comment 16 by mitch_486

5. Comment #420394 by Lifer on September 30, 2009 at 1:32 pm

Sadly, I wasn't able to make the lecture because I had class.
My girlfriend, however, snuck right on in and managed to get me a signed copy.

I believe they call her type a "keeper".

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:20:00 UTC | #402241

Ian's Avatar Comment 17 by Ian

Thanks Drool. I'm going to have to spread Blasphemy Day at work like I did Talk Like a Pirate Day.

As for Penn, I met him at TAM this year and he comes across as a genuinely nice person. He is however, deeply parochial and what he says about airport security is dangerous nonsense.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:33:00 UTC | #402246

chansen's Avatar Comment 18 by chansen

"...copyright restrictions."

Must. Restrain. Fist. Of. Death....

Can someone please re-upload this to YouTube?

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:41:00 UTC | #402248

neorohit's Avatar Comment 19 by neorohit

LOL F!%CK God? But he mostly probably doesn't exist..I'm sure he means F!^K the concept of 'God'.

Happy Blasphemy Day!

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:44:00 UTC | #402250

Jos Gibbons's Avatar Comment 20 by Jos Gibbons

I recommend the latest Jesus and Mo strip (, which is dedicated to this day.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:47:00 UTC | #402251

SaintStephen's Avatar Comment 21 by SaintStephen

In observance of Blasphemy Day:

"There’s no bally God, so put a sock in it and have a gargle with the lads."

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:49:00 UTC | #402253

Robb.B's Avatar Comment 22 by Robb.B

god f***ing damnit. wont let me watch it. anyway who else got to see RD last night? it was pretty sweet. well worth all the expenses and classes i missed to go see him

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:53:00 UTC | #402254

amuck's Avatar Comment 23 by amuck

I was fortunate enough to see Richard Dawkins speak in person last night in Toronto, and get my copy of TGSOE signed.

Richard Dawkins trying to find a polite way to point out the silliness of someones irrational beliefs (in response to a question about Francis Collins being appointed director of the NIH) is far more devastating than most others direct assaults. I also took away the phrase "religious proclivities" which I shall have to use in a suitable context.

The Ray Comfort/banana man impersonation was hilarious and just goes to show how corrosive humour and satire can be to bad ideas.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:11:00 UTC | #402258

Sally Luxmoore's Avatar Comment 24 by Sally Luxmoore

Some blasphemous light relief;


Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:13:00 UTC | #402261

JackR's Avatar Comment 25 by JackR

I've said it before; I'll say it again: every day is blasphemy day for me.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:14:00 UTC | #402263

Glacian's Avatar Comment 26 by Glacian

Happy Blasphemy Day! This day has been long overdue. To those who may object to "intentionally offending religious people" or who see this as a crude act, keep in mind that there are laws actually telling people that religion deserves special protection from criticism. This isn't about merely getting our jollies off giving religion a hard time, it's about breaking down the "belief in belief" barrier, as Dennett so aptly describes it, that gives religion special immunity from criticism: particularly immunity that desensitizes the world to the, to put it mildly, inappropriateness of Muslims getting so damn outraged about insults against their religion.

Their religion DESERVES to be insulted. If their ideology, in all its sexist, vile glory weren't propped up on the back of superstition and magic, nobody would think twice about calling it what it is: a vile blight on the world.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:16:00 UTC | #402264

LittleFluffyClouds's Avatar Comment 27 by LittleFluffyClouds

Here's some blasphemy:

Sins can't be forgiven by blood sacrifice. Especially when THE SACRIFICED THING COMES BACK TO LIFE.

What a dumbass belief.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:18:00 UTC | #402265

SamKiddoGordon's Avatar Comment 28 by SamKiddoGordon

I wore my best Religions of the World t-shirt today. You know the one. yada yada yada sh!t happens.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:21:00 UTC | #402266

Border Collie's Avatar Comment 29 by Border Collie

I doubt that this will become just another Hallmark Holiday ...

Little Fluffy ... Are you Dan Dennett?

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:32:00 UTC | #402269

Lapin Diabolique's Avatar Comment 30 by Lapin Diabolique

I thoroughly dislike this idea of 'blasphemy day'.
It is immature, needlessly offensive and counterproductive.

I have a lot more to say on this matter but I am pressed for time as I am currently finishing my latest piece of performance art.

It consists of the visage of Mohammed tattooed on a pig's behind in such a fashion that His mouth is placed where the piglet's rectum is.
I will videotape the little oinker when it defecates and include an audio of the recitation of the Koran to accompany this visual.

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:37:00 UTC | #402270