The Death of Mr. Answers

February 22, 2009 at 7:12 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Skerrib's mom

Dear Mr. Answers,

Why, oh why, did Mr. Answers have to die???—Distraughtfully yours, the woefully under-informed mother of this blogger.

Dear Distraught,

As much as it pains Mr. Answers to know that the demise of this blog will mean the end of what is apparently your only source of information about things no mother should be thinking about anyway, it turns out that the readers of Mr. Answers’ alter-ego, John “The Bomb” Shore, much prefer he keep but one blog.

John’s new solo blog, which will be located at (and called simply will incorporate both of John’s current blogs, Suddenly Christian and John Shore Land. Sometime during the coming week anyone going to “Suddenly Christian” or “John Shore Land” will be automatically directed to

Thanks to all of you who wrote in questions for “Ask Mr. Answers,” even though it was clear you were a bunch of total wiseacres.

Presidents Day: Don’t Work; Don’t Imagine George Washington in Drag

February 16, 2009 at 5:40 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Over on his blog “John Shore Land,” the inimitable John has posted Presidents Day: Don’t Work; Don’t Imagine George Washington in Drag.

That guy just cracks me up.

Is There a Passage in the Bible That Will Make You Stupid?

February 15, 2009 at 3:42 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Well, yes, mysterious visitor to Ask Mr. Answers, it happens that there is. And you can read about that sentence over on John Shore’s blog “Suddenly Christian” here. Thanks for stopping by!


Paul on Gays; Jesus on Wealth. Why Do We Take Only One Literally?

February 13, 2009 at 1:28 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Say, Mr. Answers, you seem to know virtually everything. So I figured you’d be the guy to ask: Shouldn’t the same people who take Paul literally on homosexuality also take Jesus literally on personal wealth?—Confused in San Diego

Dear Confused:

What kind of trouble-making hippie pinko liberal are you? What kind of question is that to ask? I don’t know why I put up with your type. I’ve got to stop.

As it happens, however, I do know someone—a natural theological genius, really—who, as luck would have it, has just asked that exact same question on his blog. I shouldn’t send you over there—but it’ll get you away from here, so for that post, go here. And don’t come back. Ever. Loser.

Why I Started Writing Three Blogs

February 12, 2009 at 1:32 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

If you’re curious about why Mr. Answer’s alter-ego started keeping three blogs, he explains here:

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