God in the Machine

Literally "God in the machine", Deus Ex Machina originally referred to Greek plays, where the "gods" would be lowered onto the stage with ropes in order to provide a quick resolution to the story. Today, Deus Ex Machina refers to any improbably and/or overly convenient character or mechanism that comes out of nowhere and saves the character(s).


"I don't get it, Big Dan..." -George Clooney in O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Friday, May 21, 2004

Harry Potter countown!

The (most-recent) Southern Baptist freakout begins in two weeks! Watch for the hate speech near you on JUNE 4!

Of course, the nightmare-inducing, hyper-violent, Jew-bashing, R-rated "The Passion" is still just fine.


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