Diversions

The Accident We Avoided @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Pete Codella:Last month as we were driving home from a wedding reception in Heber...

Mormonism Unvailed by Signature Books - Questions for Dan Vogel @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Seattle Jon:Signature Books recently re-published Mormonism Unvailed, generally...

School Violence @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Eliana:We are a family of pacifists by any stretch of definition; my husband,...

Just ... Do It @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Seattle Jon:Perhaps you've seen this epic video. And because Shia was filmed in...

New song: ‘Give Me a Call (A Song for Mom)’ @ Eric Snider
  -  I have recorded a new song that you can listen to! It’s called “Give Me a...

Guessing the Next Apostle @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by John English:There's some other sites who have been good at projecting who the...

Mormon Doppelgängers 18: Young John Taylor & Jeff Daniels @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Scott Heffernan:Young John Taylor looks a lot like Jeff Daniels. They both sing....

Are Mormon Men Unintentionally Discriminating at Work @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Alex Fuller:I recently attended a seminar on gender discrimination in the workplace...

Five Questions for William Morris about Dark Watch and Other Mormon-American Stories @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Scott Hales:William Morris is one of today’s great advocates for Mormon literature....

Building Better Youth Discussions, Mini-Classes, Workshops, Etc. @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:In my calling in the Stake Young Men program, it seems like we are...

Giveaway: Enslaved to Saved eBooks @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  Long-time MMM contributor Reid just finished writing a reaaaally long blog post. His new...

Romney Vs Holyfield Charity Fight @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  As you may have already heard, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 presidential...

Dear Editor: Hairstyles Too Extreme @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Eliana:I have very little memorabilia from my years at BYU. I don't think I ever...

Tools for Dealing with Pornography Struggles (Specifically After a Mission) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Anonymous:Someone I know recently returned from a mission. He loved being a missionary...

The Taming of the Modern Mormon Man (Full Post) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Russ Peterson:Note: This is the full installment of this week's multi-part...

The Taming of the Modern Mormon Man (Part 4) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Russ Peterson:Note: This is Part 4 of a multi-part post. Continued from Parts 1, 2...

The Taming of the Modern Mormon Man (Part 3) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Russ Peterson:Note: This is Part 3 of a multi-part post. Continued from Parts 1...

The Taming of the Modern Mormon Man (Part 2) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Russ Peterson:Note: This is Part 2 of a multi-part post. Continued from Part 1...

The Taming of the Modern Mormon Man (Part 1) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Russ Peterson:Note: This is Part 1 of a multi-part post to run the rest of this...

Thank You for My … (Warning: Breach of Male Code of Silence) @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Shawn Tucker:We all love being guys all of the time and would never want that to be...

The Story Behind the Upcoming Movie About Girls Camp @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Hailey Smith:In August of 2013, I received a phone call from my good friend Maclain...

Church Ball Chat @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Seattle Jon:Yet another church ball season came to an end for me last night in...

Happy Birthday to Us! @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  MMM turns four years old today. Yay!Image credit: JD Hancock (used with permission)

Freetown Movie: More Reviews @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  MMM Note: Freetown could be playing in a theater near you - if so check it out!by Pete...

Freetown Movie: A Review @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Melissa Condie:MMM Note: Freetown could be playing in a theater near you -...

To Hangman’s Hill and Clutter’s Cave @ Headlife
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Buy This: ‘Real Moms: Making It Up As We Go’ @ Eric Snider
  -  Lisa Valentine Clark is one of my best friends, one of the funniest people I’ve...

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

Wide releases of 2014: a handy list @ Eric Snider
  -  All the 2014 movies that played in wide release (at least 600 screens). Movies that...

At the end of Malvern Chase @ Headlife
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What Is My Deal? An Exhaustive Report @ Eric Snider
  -  I have dwelt upon this Earth for four decades now, and if there’s anything I can...

Everything I wrote in 2014 @ Eric Snider
  -  Here’s everything I wrote in 2014. Well, everything I published. I wrote some...

Swinyard’s Hill to the Obelisk and Gullet Quarry @ Headlife
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Best Opening Lines, Music Edition. @ Kulturblog
  -  Time to update Susan’s post from August of 07. “They say that these are not...

Breath and Being in the Poetry of Mark Strand @ Kulturblog
  -  NOTE: This is an essay I wrote as an undergraduate at the University of Utah almost...

Euro TV: The Fall Series 2 @ Kulturblog
  -  By gomez The Fall made its much anticipated return to British TV screens last night....

In praise of small cinemas and a review @ Kulturblog
  -  Malvern Theatres entrance [An old post, rescued from the Drafts folder.] Last Friday I...

Euro TV: Hinterland @ Kulturblog
  -  The British appetite for Scandinavian noir obviously had TV producers looking around our...

Manhattan @ Kulturblog
  -   I’ve been watching this show for several weeks now and it just keeps getting...

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...

2014 Telluride Film Festival reviews @ Eric Snider
  -  I spent Labor Day weekend in beautiful Telluride, Colo., where the 41st edition of that...

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,...

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #221: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Get on Up’ @ Eric Snider
  -  [Also on Movie B.S. this week, a round of Jeff & Eric's Excellent Adventure,...

Garrens Comedy Troupe reunion video! @ Eric Snider
  -  Remember the Garrens Comedy Troupe? Remember when we did a 20th anniversary show?...

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #220: ‘Hercules,’ ‘Lucy,’ ‘Boyhood,’ and more @ Eric Snider
  -  [Also reviews of "And So It Goes," "They Came Together," and "A Most Wanted Man." It's a...

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #219: ‘The Purge: Anarchy,’ ‘Sex Tape,’ more @ Eric Snider
  -  [There's a new "Planes" movie too, but Movie B.S. refused to dignify it by watching...

Scratching on the Wall @ Linescratchers
  -  Hi all you loyal Scratchies, I know it’s been quite some time since the (first)...

Legitimacy and legacy: Wu Tang’s new concept album @ Kulturblog
  -  Wu Tang Clan are in the process of releasing two albums. One will be standard fare and...

Spring Concerts: Augustana and Band of Skulls @ Kulturblog
  -   Pretty much the only two reasons to be inside in the spring just happened in Salt Lake...

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Review @ Kulturblog
  -   So, I went to go see the new X-Men film the other day, and as is the expected course of...

Thai Fried Rice @ Section89
  -     Apparently I’m a glutton for change. I say that I like to find a good thing...

St. David’s Day @ Headlife
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Dunkery Beacon, Somerset @ Headlife
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20th Century Boys @ Kulturblog
  -  This is the best comic book I have read for years. I hesitate to call it manga. It is...

Tiny Boats – No Tiny Feat @ Linescratchers
  -   Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been digesting the album “The Broken...

House Popcorn @ Section89
  -     The first time I gave thought to the word hospitality was in 1994. I was twelve,...

Salad with Tarragon, Apple and Clementine @ Section89
  -   When I created this salad last night I knew it was a good idea as soon as I put it all...

Radish Butter @ Section89
  -     Hello again, friends. Now that you have all stared at (and hopefully made) the...

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...

Deciding on Lindsey Stirling’s five best outfits of 2012 was such a difficult task it took eight months of careful consideration to finally decide @ Linescratchers
  -     I never said it would be easy. I only said it would be worth...

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...

Interview with Scott Zuniga, Austin-based singer songwriter @ Linescratchers
  -   Scott Zuniga is an emerging songwriter who has just released his first demo...

Fried Egg and Avocado Tacos @ Section89
  -     So while I have been honest about the dire straits of my cooking during the...

Drone Strike @ Linescratchers
  -  Today a friend of mine (who I didn’t know was a Low fan) posted a link that has had...

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning… @ Linescratchers
  -  Linescratchers-Friendly Album Compilation Project Announced Driftwood Tide Music has...

Ready to Shake Things Up? Midas Whale! @ Linescratchers
  -   It usually takes years for a musician to become an “overnight sensation”....

Da Korum asks: What I$ Reality? @ Linescratchers
  -  To the joy of their fans, and the apparent dismay of their detractors, Da Korum has come...

Lolcats General Conference @ My Religious Blog
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The Ghost and the Guest: An Unexpected and Unlikely Album @ Linescratchers
  -   The Ghost and the Guest is an interesting album that was recorded in a simple bedroom...

Bosworth @ Headlife
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Linescratchers Song of the Week: Crazy Horses by The Osmonds @ Linescratchers
  -   Don’t watch the video. The video will distract you. The video has white boy...

Interview with Garrett Gibbons, visual storyteller and master of the music video @ Linescratchers
  -  Garrett Gibbons describes himself as a visual storyteller. He’s actually an autodidact...

2012 Linescratchers Awards* — Scratch and Win! @ Linescratchers
  -  We had an excellent field of candidates this year: Many of the big LDS players had new...

Did Mormons save Morrissey? @ Linescratchers
  -  Are Mormons responsible for saving Morrissey’s solo career? Kind of. Maybe. One...

VOTE! Linescratchers Awards 2012 Release of the Year @ Linescratchers
  -  Tell yer friends! Voting is now open and will close in one week (January 26th). Click on...

Linescratchers song of the week: Abinadi by GOGO13 @ Linescratchers
  -   Everybody wants to burn up down the geezer, but nobody wants to see what they have...

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...

May Day @ Headlife
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LOL Cats General Conference @ My Religious Blog
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English Year Update @ Headlife
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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...

Candlemas @ Headlife
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St. Wulfstan’s Day @ Headlife
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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.

SCOTUS - Reflecting on My LDS Friend and His Two Moms @ Modern Mormon Men
  -  by Mike Maxwell:I grew up in Holladay, Utah in the 1980’s as a member of a pretty...