Diversions

Yes, EricDSnider.com has had some work done @ Eric Snider
  -  EricDSnider.com turned 18 this past July, which is fairly old for a website. No surprise...

Friday movie roundup – Nov. 4 @ Eric Snider
  -  Here are the reviews I’ve posted recently, arranged in order of quality. (Quality...

Tresco 2016 @ Headlife
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Friday movie roundup – Oct. 21 @ Eric Snider
  -  A few good options out there (and on VOD), along with many mediocre ones. —...

Friday movie roundup – Oct. 7 @ Eric Snider
  -  Hello! Whew! It’s been a few weeks. I was at Fantastic Fest for a while —...

Friday movie roundup – Sept. 16 @ Eric Snider
  -  This week’s movies range from So-So to Eh, No. To wit: — “Blair...

Wardless @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Devin Fletcher:For the last few weeks, my family and I have been in a weird spot in...

Why My Son Said He Didn’t Believe in Evolution — and Why That Troubled Me @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Rob T:“Some people believe in evolution, that we came from apes. But I think...

Interim thoughts on Brexit @ Headlife
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Gilgamesh: Derek Hines @ Headlife
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MMM Search Term Roundup 16: January 2014 - March 2014 @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Scott Heffernan:When someone finds Modern Mormon Men via search engine, we get to see...

Take a Look at Yourself, and Make a Change @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Rob T:The use of so-called “swear words” generally goes against religious...

How to make money at university and kill that student loan #2: survey sites that don’t suck @ Headlife
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Hamilton @ Headlife
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How to make money at university and kill that student loan #1: user testing @ Headlife
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MMM Protip: Don’t Tell Women They Look Better Without Makeup @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:I get it—I really do. You want to say, “hey, I like you just the way...

“Proven 48h* dry effect” @ Headlife
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Cotswold break @ Headlife
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Re-Encountering God Using Greene’s Notion of Plan B @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:I just finished Ross Greene’s fabulous book The Explosive Child. An...

Gilgamesh: Baba Brinkman @ Headlife
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Gilgamesh in popular culture: Jenny Lewis @ Headlife
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Generally, Not Even Close to Murder @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:If I were given the chance to influence one aspect of Mormon culture and...

That Great Day When There Will Be An End to Patriarchy @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:Imagine if you woke up one morning and it had all rolled back. Your wife...

My 22 Point Opinion About Temple Sealings for Gay Couples @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:A friend recently asked my opinion about temple sealings for gay...

Dear LDS Church: What Have You Done? @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Luke Warmer:Dear LDS Church: What Have You Done?Even for a church that believes...

Letter to a Muslim Youth Education Director: A Response to Jeremy Runnells @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:Jeremy Runnells’ Letter to a CES Director has been a fairly popular...

Suffragette: An LDS Perspective @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by LJ:This is me and Holly Washburn at a Suffragette screening. I'm holding up two...

'Doubt,' 'Cult' and the Stigmatizing of Words @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Rob T:When I finally told my parents that I had been investigating the LDS Church and...

Three New Apostles Called @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by John English:All three of the new Apostles come across as good men who will be...

The Language of Prayer @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Tanner:Disclaimer: I am a believer that people do and should pray in more than formal...

Food Horrors @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Eliana:My husband told me he'd found a cute little croissant shop for us to try...

Sacrament Hymns: More Than Just #169–197 @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Peter Shirts:As a musician, I put a lot of thought into choosing hymns for sacrament...

MMM Movies: Once I Was A Beehive @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Seattle Jon:I was never a beehive, nor have I ever been to Girls Camp, but...

Advice For My 16 Year-Old Son About Stepping Up His Game w/Girls @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:The only thing more awkward than this post about helping my son learn...

Guessing the Next Two Apostles (Part 3) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  This is the third in a three-part post running this week. Part 1 here, part 2 here.This...

Guessing the Next Two Apostles (Part 2) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  This is the second in a three-part post to run this week. Part 1 here.by John...

Guessing the Next Two Apostles (Part 1) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  This is the first in a three-part post to run this week.by John English:I did a previous...

Temple Square Stereoscopics and GIFs @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Scott Heffernan:On a recent trip to Salt Lake City we stopped by Temple Square....

Why I Dislike the Confederate Flag @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:I don’t know if I can call myself a “Southerner.” I have lived...

This Blog Will Not Be Here For Much Longer @ My Religious Blog
  -  This blog has now moved to epluribusmormon.com

3 Mormons Left in Minors Postseason: Minors Postseason Update 3 September 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  In a week the number of Mormon players in the minors post-season games has fallen from 9...

Guthrie Sharp Again: Majors Update 7 September 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  The Kansas City Royals’ Jeremy Guthrie started September with another strong start...

Johnson Finishes with a Flare: Minors Update 2 September 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  With the end of the minor league season this past week, it seems like some players let up...

Excellent Ellsbury: Majors Update 31 August 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  Yes, Jacoby Ellsbury is good. Even in the “off year” he has had this season,...

Gelalich Gains Ground: Minors Update 26 August 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  Jeff Gelalich improved his record for the season, and his performance with the California...

Carlos Torres is Mormon: Majors Update 24 August 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -   Just as we learned that Mets reliever Carlos Torres comes from a Mormon family Torres...

Salt Lake LDS Softball Competition, 1935 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  While the first All Church Softball Tournament was apparently held in 1938, competition...

Peterson Performs: Minors Update 19 August 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  Financial advisors often disclaim their proposals with the statement “past...

Harper’s Homerun Duo: Majors Update 17 August 2014 @ Mormon Baseball
  -  The Washington National’s Bryce Harper found a groove last week, hitting 2 home...

Jackie Robinson in the Improvement Era @ Mormon Baseball
  -  Politics is said to make strange bedfellows. While that is certainly true in a sense,...

Who's On The Lord's Side Of This Argument Who? @ My Religious Blog
  -  "Hey guy I was arguing with earlier this week on Facebook, did you hear that talk in...

James Taylor and The Mormon Tabernacle Choir @ My Religious Blog
  -  I heard they are reworking the lyrics to some of his classic songs for this...

Lolcats General Conference @ My Religious Blog
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Horror Program @ My Religious Blog
  -  I threatened the kids on Sunday that anyone who misbehaved in church would have the...

Woe Unto The Liar @ My Religious Blog
  -  You're so glad when daddy comes home, glad as you can be? Clap your hands and shout for...

LOL Cats General Conference @ My Religious Blog
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Mountain Of The Lord @ My Religious Blog
  -  At church on Sunday the teacher asked the class why we thought Isaiah used the term...

You're Not Alone @ My Religious Blog
  -  Do you ever think about how wonderful it would be if we lived every day of the year like...

Likening The Scriptures Unto J. Lo @ My Religious Blog
  -  I just want to clear up some confusion I've been seeing around a lot lately. In the...

This Year For Halloween, We're Giving Out Mormon Laffy Taffy @ My Religious Blog
  -  Which is basically the same thing as regular Laffy Taffy, but the Halloween-themed jokes...

A Pre-General Conference Message @ My Religious Blog
  -  A fine member of the Church was talking with a neighbor who was not of our faith. When...

Old School Of The Prophets @ My Religious Blog
  -  My patriarchal blessing is so old school that is says I am from the Tribe Called Quest.

Woe Unto The Liar @ My Religious Blog
  -  Remember, if you click the box saying you read and agree to the terms and conditions on...

The Best Two Years @ My Religious Blog
  -  A lot of people refer to their missions as the best two years of their life, but I like...

Possible Lyric Johnny Cash Might Sing During The Millennium @ My Religious Blog
  -  "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him change in the twinkling of an eye."

Puns Of Perdition @ My Religious Blog
  -  I am currently developing a new procedural drama for KBYU about a team of seminary...

Rome Temple @ My Religious Blog
  -  They just released a picture of the new Rome Temple and I for one am getting very...

LOL Cats General Conference @ My Religious Blog
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The Bea (Arthur) Attitudes @ My Religious Blog
  -  Blessed are the outspoken, middle-aged, liberal New Yorkers, for they shall ultimately be...

Translation Error @ My Religious Blog
  -  For years I was positive that when I was younger I had witnessed a really righteous old...

Articles Of Faith @ My Religious Blog
  -  In case you're interested, there's an article about me and this blog on the Salt Lake...

I Am A FULL Tithe Payer @ My Religious Blog
  -  This year instead of signing up for tithing settlement, I am just giving my bishop a link...

This Year For Halloween, We're Giving Out The New Church Pamphlet @ My Religious Blog
  -  "We solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man who has a pet lion and a woman who can...

Friday Is A Special Day @ My Religious Blog
  -  It's the day we procrastinate getting ready for Sunday.

Friday movie roundup – Aug. 5 @ Eric Snider
  -  August is busting out all over, just like in the first draft of the old song. The movie...

Persecution vs. Chastening: When #MormonMafia Is No Joking Matter @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Rob T:When Fox News personality and Donald Trump supporter Lou Dobbs went on a rant...

Friday movie roundup – Sept. 9 @ Eric Snider
  -  Movies! Here are my last several reviews, including some short ones of summer movies I...

Friday movie roundup – Sept. 2 @ Eric Snider
  -  And just like that, summer is gone. Life is fleeting. We should make the most of it by...

Friday movie roundup – Aug. 19 @ Eric Snider
  -  My, what a busy week! A busy two weeks, actually — I was away on fambly bidness...

Friday movie roundup – July 29 @ Eric Snider
  -  It’s the end of July, which means the summer blockbuster season is 3/4 over. Only a...