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stptrck75's Avatar Comment 1 by stptrck75

That's good. They also have a funny radio bit today about 'church being canceled due to lack of God'.
http://www.theonion.com/content/node/99488

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:29:00 UTC | #420259

WilliamSatire's Avatar Comment 2 by WilliamSatire

I like their "Church Canceled Due To Lack Of God" report...

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/99488

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:37:00 UTC | #420266

WilliamSatire's Avatar Comment 3 by WilliamSatire

Oooh @stptrck75 beat me...

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:38:00 UTC | #420267

alessamendes's Avatar Comment 4 by alessamendes

That's so funny! But it wasn't necessary to have a photo of Kirk as a teenager. It would look just as ridiculous with a picture of him today -- and his goofy, "I know everything about everything" smile.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:44:00 UTC | #420270

TIKI AL's Avatar Comment 5 by TIKI AL

wiki: "Cameron says he was once an atheist, but around age 17 or 18, during the height of his career on Growing Pains, he developed a belief in God, and became a Christian. After converting to Christianity, he began to insist that story lines be stripped of anything he thought too adult or racy in Growing Pains."

We need more good little Christians like Cameron to look out for our morality. Does he think he is Moses bringing the tablets down from the mountain?

I wonder what corner of hell he painted himself into that he felt he needed God to help him crawl out of at 17.

Drugs? Booze? Semi curious minds want to know.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:44:00 UTC | #420271

mirandaceleste's Avatar Comment 6 by mirandaceleste

Ha, this is brilliant! Embarrassingly enough, when I was 8 or 9, I had a poster of Kirk Cameron on my bedroom wall, and it was very similar to that photo. Oh, the shame ;)

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:44:00 UTC | #420273

severalspeciesof's Avatar Comment 7 by severalspeciesof

4. Comment #438746 by alessamendes

That's so funny! But it wasn't necessary to have a photo of Kirk as a teenager. It would look just as ridiculous with a picture of him today -- and his goofy, "I know everything about everything" smile.
I always thought his smile was a 'brain vacancy' sign...

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:46:00 UTC | #420274

TIKI AL's Avatar Comment 8 by TIKI AL

In the Christian epic "Fireproof", Cameron would not kiss the actress as called for in the script because then he would be unfaithful to his wife.

"To get around the conflict, the filmmakers employed a bit of movie magic, Cameron explained. They dressed his wife, actress Chelsea Noble, like the movie’s female lead and shot the scene in silhouette.

“So when I’m kissing my wife, we’re actually husband and wife honoring marriage behind the scenes,” Cameron said as Gifford and Kotb melted from the romanticism of the moment." ...MSNBC

I wonder if Tiger Woods is now on board with this exclusive wife kissing doctrine post 7 iron apocalypse.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 18:10:00 UTC | #420277

GodsDontExist's Avatar Comment 9 by GodsDontExist

LMAO! It is funny, but gives too much credibility to that "growing pain"!

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 18:21:00 UTC | #420280

sara g's Avatar Comment 10 by sara g

The Onion is running a bit close to the world Kirk Cameron thinks he lives in.
I am a bit relieved that those posters I used to sleep next to were from before he went crazy. ;)

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 18:23:00 UTC | #420282

Witch Hazel's Avatar Comment 11 by Witch Hazel

Who is the first gentleman pictured. The one at the top. Is he some well known atheist??

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:00:00 UTC | #420288

wald0h's Avatar Comment 12 by wald0h

I sometimes wonder if people like Cameron really are in a constant, 100% of-the-time state of the mind where they really believe everything they say they do. Although I haven't believed that there is a God since I was like... fifteen, I have caught myself a few times wondering what it would be like, or how I could justify it. (to no avail, of course)

I imagine most if not all humans are this way. On a lonely night or after watching something on the discovery channel, questioning or challenging their thoughts maybe for a few brief minutes. Do people like Cameron secretly think they're missing out enjoying life£

I mean, if I were a paid actor, kissing another woman would be in my job description when I decided to accept that job, right£ Replacing another actor(ess) with your wife... is kind of cheating, isn't it£ At that point you're not really acting anymore, instead you're just making amateur pornography.

Therefor I have reached the conclusion that Kirk Cameron has created the world's first Christian Amateur Pornography scene, and should be commended for his efforts to reduce religious sexual oppression.

(sorry for typos, typing as quik as possible while on break, no time to spell check!)

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:05:00 UTC | #420290

Dr. Strangegod's Avatar Comment 13 by Dr. Strangegod

mirandaceleste - Oh yeah? I had a wall covered in magazine cut-outs of Paula Abdul when I was 9. I also saw Poison and Warrant live. And Hulk Hogan for that matter. Ah, the '80s.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:13:00 UTC | #420293

Logicel's Avatar Comment 14 by Logicel

Thanks for letting us be voyeurs to authentic, hot Christian love, Cameron!!!

His success so young made him realize that it would not last forever and that he basically wanted to feel good eternally so he opted for Christianity. Contrast this with George Clooney, who was able to see how his aunt, Rosemary, went from fame to oblivion, therefore George made sure he never got emotionally attached to the fame.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:17:00 UTC | #420296

robotaholic's Avatar Comment 15 by robotaholic

Despite the fact that this is coming from The Onion, they do have a point actually.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:20:00 UTC | #420299

mbannonb's Avatar Comment 16 by mbannonb

Onion rules.

So awesome!

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:31:00 UTC | #420301

pjdietz's Avatar Comment 17 by pjdietz

So does that mean that Ray Comfort is Boner?

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:58:00 UTC | #420306

InYourFaceNewYorker's Avatar Comment 18 by InYourFaceNewYorker

HA! This is hilarious...

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 20:15:00 UTC | #420310

SaintStephen's Avatar Comment 19 by SaintStephen

8. Comment #438753 by TIKI AL on December 4, 2009 at 6:10 pm

I wonder if Tiger Woods is now on board with this exclusive wife kissing doctrine post 7 iron apocalypse.
Is this the very first mention of Tiger's situation on RD.net? I love Tiger like a brother, but he's a big boy:

What is the difference between a golf ball and a Cadillac Escalade SUV?

Tiger Woods can drive the golf ball 300 yards.

*rimshot*

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 20:30:00 UTC | #420311

mismos00's Avatar Comment 20 by mismos00

Police: How many times did you hit him?
Mrs. Woods: Ohhh, ummm, 1...2...3??? Put me down for 5.

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 20:57:00 UTC | #420315

TIKI AL's Avatar Comment 21 by TIKI AL

"a Cadillac Escalade SUV?"

It was a temptation from the get go. "Escalade" is just too close to "escapade". He should have bought a Navigator. Oh, I forgot the 3rd row seats fold flat with the push of a button on a Navigator which could have gotten him in even more trouble.

How far will this story "escalate"?

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 21:36:00 UTC | #420323

Kubrick's Avatar Comment 22 by Kubrick

Simply brilliant! The Onion is the best satire out there right now (w/ respectful nods to The Daily Show and The Colbert Report).

Fri, 04 Dec 2009 23:24:00 UTC | #420348

SilentMike's Avatar Comment 23 by SilentMike

This is very good. Mock 'em till everyone gets what they are.

EDIT: And it's funny too. Of course.

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 01:54:00 UTC | #420373

anthonzi's Avatar Comment 24 by anthonzi

Yes, I would like to know who are the two at the top.

But this is a perfect demonstration of his qualifications, and the teen pic is definitely appropriate lulz.

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 04:09:00 UTC | #420382

wetbread's Avatar Comment 25 by wetbread

I recognize the faces of the top two. I feel pretty sure I saw the woman profiled on Nova at some point, but I can't remember either of their names. Anyone know?

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 04:37:00 UTC | #420386

Akaei's Avatar Comment 26 by Akaei

I like to speculate that he needed god when he couldn't get with Playmate Julie McCullough.
http://www.celebritygenius.com/Julie-McCullough/biography.html

I'm also forced to wonder why his show didn't use a non-domesticated banana as "proof of a designer."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Inside_a_wild-type_banana.jpg

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 05:57:00 UTC | #420396

mordacious1's Avatar Comment 27 by mordacious1

26. Comment #438873 by Akaei

A Julie McCullough quote from your link:

Kirk thinks people like me are going to Hell, if I do then at least I'll go well informed and well read.


HaHa

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:11:00 UTC | #420397

cherryteresa's Avatar Comment 28 by cherryteresa

6. Comment #438749 by mirandaceleste on December 4, 2009 at 5:44 pm

Don't worry. I thought he was hot, too. When I found out what he had become, I was sort of ashamed, haha. But at least I thought he was hot back when he was supposedly an Atheist. I sort of doubt that he was actually ever an Atheist.

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 07:15:00 UTC | #420402

Shiva's Avatar Comment 29 by Shiva

Hahaha, I love The Onion ;D

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 08:23:00 UTC | #420409

black wolf's Avatar Comment 30 by black wolf

I sort of doubt that he was actually ever an Atheist.


I think he probably was, but just the very basic trivial kind. Never cared to learn anything about the world that might have taken time off acting or partying, so consequentially he was vulnerable to superstition and emotional pressure when he realized he'd never make it past C-rank acting. Meanwhile, set colleagues like a certain Mr. DiCaprio showed promise that Kirk never even understood to envision. Christianity, especially the e-z-grip toy block version Ray Comfort and Living Waters sell, offered a comfy pillow where Kirk now sees himself wallowing in glorious Dunning-Krugerness until raptured out of this meaningless icky material world.

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 09:11:00 UTC | #420413