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March 24th, 2009 by admin

What ho!

We’re Mormon (mostly), American (mostly), and men (mostly), and not ashamed of it. Our interests are manifold, ranging from religion to politics to space. Like Shakespeare, we don’t mind mixing relentlessly frivolous posts of no merit with hysterically funny posts with more relentlessly frivolous posts of no merit with posts containing profound insights into the human condition and timeless prose.

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This blog is the culmination of a series of rollicking escapades, dare-devil adventures, and star-crossed romances (of the strictly heterosexual and non-consummated kind, we hasten to add). More here. Be warned, this is affecting stuff. Tears will be shed, snot will be blown.

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March 24th, 2009 14:16:25

April 8, 2009

This is an orthodox Mormon, politically conservative, masculine, puritanical, sarcastic, literary, rude, bloody-minded, preening, fanciful, sober, contradictory, irreverent blog. The Mormonism isn’t really negotiable. The rest probably is if you’re being funny enough.

March 1, 2010

Okay, what does the birken head drill mean in this context?

Type real slow. I’m a girl.

March 1, 2010

Found it on wiki.
I feel properly humbled for assuming it was rude to women.
My apologies, good men.

Adam G.
March 1, 2010

To stand an’ be still
to the Birkenhead drill
is a damn tough bullet to chew

Dave Butler
March 27, 2012


I’ve published a book on the Book of Mormon, and I’d like to share it with you. It’s called Plain and Precious Things: The Temple Religion of the Book of Mormon’s Visionary Men. In a nutshell, I think that Lehi belonged to an oppressed minority religious group, identified as the ‘visionary men,’ whose worship, visions and doctrines all revolved around Solomon’s Temple. 1 Nephi is a kind of charter of the transplanting of the religion of the visionary men to the promised land, in which their two central ordinances are expressed in visionary form, in 1 Nephi 8 and 1 Nephi 11-15. Once you learn to see their symbols, you’ll see that the Book of Mormon, from start to finish, is a temple book.

Here’s the Amazon link.


I’d love to give you guys free copies to read and consider mentioning on the blog. E-mail me.



Prince Philip
April 10, 2012

This blog is a vast waste of space. Ghastly.

Karl D.
June 26, 2014


Are you going move over any of your now removed posts from timesandseasons over to here (it would be a shame to see stuff like “On the Efficacy of Kicking Up a Fuss” disappear)?

Adam G.
June 26, 2014

Or restore them there. I took them down temporarily myself for prudential reasons.

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