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Creepy-Sweet Paintings of Cryptid Tweens Exploring a Bizarre Coming-of-Age Universe

Brooklyn-based painter Lori Nelson hails from Utah. Throughout her adolescence, Nelson’s primary access to art was found in the family’s Mormon scripture books and the traditional paintings reproduced within. The concept of the “believer” became of particular interest to Nelson, which she has since channelled into her ongoing Cryptotween series. The paintings — featured in […]

Adele Meets The Book Of Mormon In This Fantastic New Hello Parody!

This is like the smartest, best, most deserving parody we've ever seen! Seeing as it's 2016 and Hello is no longer the only song played on the radio, you would think that Adele parodies would be played out by now — but you'd be wrong. That's because a brand-new Mormon version of the song just made its [...]

‘Kinky Boots’ director talks Cyndi Lauper and fabulous choreography

If you think “The Book of Mormon” is a hard sell among casual theatergoers, imagine the complexity of a show called “Kinky Boots.” The highly pedigreed musical — six Tonys in 2013, including best musical

Leading Trump Surrogate: Mormonism Was Founded By A "Servant Of Satan"

Fox News contributor and leading Donald Trump surrogate Robert Jeffress wrote in his new book that Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, is one of the "servants of Satan." Jeffress also wrote that Jews, Catholics and members of other...Show More Summary

BYU Campus Leaders Had Students Write Glowing Amazon Reviews for The Book of Mormon, and Lo! The Results Are Hilarious

If you’ve stumbled upon the Amazon page for The Book of Mormon recently, you may have noticed that readers from the Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints seem particularly effusive these days. “Life changing. The greatest Book ever written,” says one comment. Show More Summary

Mormon Lesbian Teen Was Forced to Carry Backpack of Stones to “Feel the Burden of Being Gay”

The Mormon Church may have formally renounced anti-gay "reparative therapy," but that doesn't erase its effects.In Saving Alex, a book released this month, 21-year-old Alex Cooper recalls her experiences of being beaten and tortured for eight months as "therapy" for being gay. Show More Summary

Gay Mormon Teen Held Captive For Eight Months, Abused And Beaten As Part Of Horrifying “Reparative” Therapy

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Shocking stories of extreme “reparative” therapy committed on LGBTQ youth have been on a decline in recent years thanks to shifting public opinion and new laws. But a new book from an ex-Mormon detailing her experience as a teen is a sobering reminder of the unresolved trauma still out there. When Alex Cooper, now 21, told [...]

Bogus therapists tried to ‘cure’ gay teen by forcing her to wear a backpack full of rocks

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A 21-year old gay woman is telling the story of the abuse she suffered as a result of the “conversion therapy” to which she had been subjected as a teenager, in a new book titled Saving Alex: When I Was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That’s When My Nightmare...

Will I or Won't I? Does It Really, Truly Matter? What Makes a Book Holy?

Brandon Riley Miller seen working his magic as Karel sits in front of a Chimanaya filled with... Bibles, Books of Mormon... basically a whole lotta trouble. That's A Wrap! We just wrapped Season 2 Of my Free Speech TV Show Karel Life...Show More Summary

The Book of Mormon Stirs Amazon Review Battle

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith has seen an eruption in both positive and negative Amazon reviews.

After Five Years On Broadway, 'Book of Mormon' Tickets Still Sought After

Celebrating its fifth birthday this month, The Book of Mormon is currently the sixth longest running show on Broadway, only trailing The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, The Lion King, Wicked, and Jersey Boys. For a handful of years now The Book of Mormon has been one of the hottest [...]

Today's Top 5: Sunday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 6, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • The Book of Mormon at Belk Theater • Charlotte Blues Society featuring Vinyl Alley at...Show More Summary

Amazon Customers In Review War Over The Book Of Mormon (The Real One)

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“‘WARNING: May cause drowsiness and occasional eye-rolling. Go watch the musical instead,’ said one reviewer. A five-star fan, however, said that ‘it was translated by the Gift and Power of God, and is the record of a people who are a branch of the tribe of Israel who had Prophets in their day who preached […]

Mormons clash with the ungodly in a holy war over Book of Mormon reviews on Amazon

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A battle of biblical proportions is brewing on the Amazon page for The Book of Mormon, with hundreds of believers and non-believers weighing in to praise or rubbish the Latter Day Saints’ sacred text. Almost 300 reviews have been written in less than a week for a 1981 edition of The Book of Mormon...

This Amazon Review of the Book of Mormon is the Best Thing You’ll Read All Day

I had no idea the Book of Mormon was an RPG, but this user's experience makes me never want to play it at all.

Today's Top 5: Wednesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 24, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • The Book of Mormon at Belk Theater • Bacon Brew Bash at Unknown Brewing Co. • Charlotte Jewish Film Festival screens Surviving Skokie at Temple Israel • An Evening with Dr. Show More Summary

2 BROKE GIRLS Star Launches Comic Book Series

Beth Behrs partners with THE BOOK OF MORMON's Matt Doyle and an unnamed artist.

Josh Gad Set To Star In ‘Heavy Duty’ Comedy From Paramount, Based On His Idea

Paramount Pictures today announced that the comedian (Frozen, The Wedding Ringer, Broadway’s The Book Of Mormon) will star in "Heavy Duty,” a comedy based on Gad’s original idea and scripted by Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit (1600 Penn, Super Fun Night). Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 92: William Shunn, Author of The Accidental Terrorist

Our latest podcast guest is William Shunn is the author of The Accidental Terrorist, a book about his time as a Mormon missionary. I'm telling you: His story is absolutely fascinating. You've never heard anything like it. Bill was supposed...Show More Summary

‘Frozen’ Star Josh Gad Channels Donald Trump to Achieve ‘Lip Sync Battle’ Victory

The "Book of Mormon" actor lip-synced the Divinyls' "I Touch Myself" while dressed as the GOP front-runner.

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