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HUMPDAY HUMOR: Carvana Comedy

Hello, HOPE-lovers, and welcome to “Humpday Humor! I recently saw this commercial and knew I had to share it with you! This is why I love the arts.  This ad is a hilarious, 60-second-rapid-fire satire about our modern culture that H4H often addresses in a more serious, extensive manner.   Enjoy! Here are some of the lines that caught my …

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What is Love? Idol don’t hurt me no more.

Confession: I grew up watching Saturday Night Live.  I honestly don’t remember how an eight year old like myself at the time was introduced to this show, but it was fast, furious, and it stuck. I faintly recall a skit involving a very flatulent Kevin Kline in a jacuzzi and I guess I knew it was for me.  I’m sorry, …

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Party Like It’s Eternity!

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. ~ Christopher Lasch For the past few days I was camping with a portion of men from my church.  This retreat is an annual occurrence, however, we call it Men’s Assault because men do not retreat. One of the main running advertisements for this event is that all guys who go will get to …

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The Inconvenience of Convenience (pt 2)

“You know what’s easier than applying sunscreen?  Not going outside.” ~ Jim Gaffigan Last week I wagged my long, bony finder and made a bold indictment upon modern, first-world Christianity. I believe that there is an unholy alliance between Christianity and convenience, despite the way of Christ being so contrary to it.  As I contemplate His brutal death upon a …

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The Inconvenience of Convenience (pt 1)

An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an “Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order” sign, just “Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.” ~ Mitch Hedberg The inhabitants of first world nations are no stranger to convenience.  It has become so commonplace that many of us have grown to expect it and utter chaos …