The Manic Street Preachers’ “The Holy Bible” is one of those albums that hardly anyone bought, but everyone who bought it wrote an essay that proclaimed it one of the greatest albums of all time… at least in America. In Britain, it reached...Show More Summary
Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.
A traveling street preacher, attempting to deliver a sermon in front of the library at James Madison University in Virginia, was given a lesson in Christian love when a group of students, appalled by his anti-gay rhetoric, drowned him out with a popular Christian song containing the lyrics...
“Even if I bought cars in department store parking lots, and even if I followed small children down wooded paths, I still knew better than to accept tuna fish from strangers in national parks.” At The Hairpin, Jami Attenberg writes about meeting a street preacher in Moab. For more Attenberg, read her not-quite-a-restaurant review of Café […]
Infamous street preacher Ruben Israel and his motley crew of nutjobs once again parked on a New Orleans street corner this weekend to scream condemnation at strangers trying to enjoy a Southern Decadence parade. "You deserve death! You deserve hellfire! You deserve AIDS! You perverts! Jesus is love!" One of their banners reads: "Homo sex is a threat to national security."
A look back at the perfect soundtrack to a miserable summer.
It’s a cliché to wax lyrical about pieces of art “changing your life,” and as often as not it’s hyperbole — but I can honestly say that 20 years ago today, an album was released that would have a genuine effect on my life’s direction. Show More Summary
Ray Comfort, the uneducated street preacher who makes a living challenging science on the web, just slipped on his own banana peel.
For those of you who aren’t in the know, the Manic Street Preachers are not a gospel act, but an alt-rock band in the vein of the Clash or Guns n Roses, well known for generally being the 90s rock equivalent of the Angry Young Men of...Show More Summary
Ben McCanna, writing for The Forecaster, has a wonderful article about an atheist in Portland, Maine who offers a daily counterpoint to local street preachers: Point, counter-point: Free speech thrives in Portland's Congress Square Park | The Forecaster http://t.co/AZdfKeDfEC pic.twitter.com/e99gXruIlg — The Forecaster (@The_Forecaster) July 8, 2014
It's not every day you come upon something like this—a version of Manic Street Preachers' 'Motorcycle Emptiness' overdubbed with the names of famous German footballers. As per Wales Online, the idea was that of Simon Price, who wrote the Manics biography. Show More Summary
This is one way to spend life after basketball. It's been two months since Mark Jackson was fired as head coach of the Golden State Warriors, so naturally he's spent his time as a preacher on the street outside a Chevron station in Reseda,...Show More Summary
Rachaayaqam, a Hebrew Israelite, preaching at Oxford Circus. It’s not often you meet a religious fanatic who doesn’t want you to join their team. Whether it’s abrasive, slut-shaming evangelicals or polite men in khaki trousers knocking...Show More Summary
When does free speech become public nuisance?
On September 17 of 2011, John Craven — a 57-year-old Christian preacher — was arrested by a mounted policeman in Manchester, England for “harassment and distress” when during a public soapbox sermon he told two gay teenagers that homosexuality is...
Britain's Daily Mail tabloid reports that a street preacher has been awarded just over $20K in a lawsuit filed after he was arrested for telling two teenagers that they will burn in hell for being gay. John Craven, 57, recited from Revelation after two gay teenagers asked about his views on homosexuality. Show More Summary
by Hilary White MANCHESTER, UK, April 1, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The spate of Christian preachers being arrested for repeating the Biblical prohibitions against homosexual activity may be coming to an end with the awarding of £13,000 in damages to 57 year-old street preacher John Craven of Manchester.…
(Credit: andrew collins) NSFW! When Dusty Smith clears five minutes of his schedule for you, you will surely regret it. This guy did.
How hate-speech laws work in Britain: A Christian street preacher was wrongly arrested and…
One of my favorite lines ever, “The future’s dead, fundamentally,” comes from the opening song off of the Manic Street Preachers’ 1996 album, Everything Must Go. Granted, it is followed by another one of my favorite lines, “It’s so fucking...Show More Summary