Creationists who believe God created the entire universe in six days about 6,000 years ago have been aghast at the reboot of Carl Sagan’s legendary “Cosmos” series.
Some creationists have demanded their views receive equal airtime on the show to provide balance. Others have complained that astrophysicist and host Neil deGrasse Tyson was promoting “blind faith” in science. Evangelist Ray Comfort was particularly upset that Tyson believed the theory of evolution was scientific, but the Bible was not.
“[The Bible] gives us the basis for all creation, and it passes the scientific method,” Comfort explained. “It’s observable – Genesis – and testable. Evolution is not. You can’t observe something 60 million years old, but you can observe what Genesis says.”
The comedy website Funny Or Die on Monday delivered what creationists have been asking for, a Bible-based alternative to “Cosmos.”
In “Creationist Cosmos,” Jared from the Baptist Church of Alabama explains to viewers that God created the stars, the moon, ants, dogs, trees, cars, sandwiches — in short, everything — except for gay people, “they chose that for themselves.”
Creationist Cosmos also addresses the fossil record, explaining that the fossilized remains of ancient creatures were actually buried in the ground by Satan to trick foolish humans into doubting God’s word.
“Did he get ya? Don’t worry about it, it is never to late to come back into the fold,” Jared remarks. “Satan, you old jokester.”
Watch the video below.
Black woman confronts racist tow truck driver over slurs: ‘I bet you this goes viral’
A Massachusetts tow truck driver was caught on camera last weekend hurling racist abuse at a black man.
The woman, identified online as Nene Judge'mayo, shared video of the incident Sept. 14 with a driver from Robert Towing in Brighton.
"Because of your f*cking n*gger husband," says the driver, whom she identified as Jeff, as he walked toward his truck.
The woman confronts the driver about the racial slur, and the driver confirms that's what he said and then pulls out his own phone to record the incident.
"Look me up -- my last video of a white man went viral, of the motorcycle girl that hit the news," she tells the driver. "I bet you this goes viral, too."
Trump’s old business patterns are now spreading across the federal government: report
The Trump, Inc. podcast by ProPublica and WNYC is back. And we’ll be bringing you new episodes every two weeks.
When we started all the way back in early 2018, we laid out how we’d be digging into the mysteries around President Donald Trump’s business. After all, by keeping ownership of that business, Trump has had dueling interests: the country and his pocketbook.
We’ve done dozens of episodes over the past 18 months, detailing how predatory lenders are paying the president, how Trump has profited from his own inauguration and how Trump’s friends have sought to use their accessin pursuit of profit.
Corey Lewandowski wilts after CNN host nails him for serial dishonesty: ‘I’m as honest as I can be!’
Trump lackey Corey Lewandowski appeared on CNN Wednesday one day after he admitted to regularly telling lies during media appearances -- and host Alisyn Camerota gave him a thorough grilling.
During the interview, Camerota played Lewandowski a clip of himself telling the House Judiciary Committee that he is under no obligation to be honest when he appears on cable news shows.
Lewandowski responded to this by angrily ranting about former FBI officials James Comey and Andrew McCabe, but Camerota wouldn't let him off the hook.
"Corey, when do you lie?" she asked him. "Are you lying now, for instance?"