Author of "Xmas Carol" trashes religion and chronicles the American decline. Plus gay stuff, science, writing, atheism, and baseball.
March 27, 2013
You gotta have a gimmick
Like those who unfurl the sideshow attraction known as the Shroud of Turin, Timmy Dolan knows that you gotta have a gimmick. Get a load of this photo. That's what he was hauling around on Palm Sunday. It looks like a prize from a track meet.
And where did Timmy (and the Shroud gang) learn the most basic rule of sideshows? From this song and movie, of course.