Posts tagged "fred phelps"

10 Great Moments In Schadenfreude In 2014

Schadenfreude is a German word for the sense of joy one feels at someone else’s pain. Though it’s been a hell of a rough year, newswise, some pretty awful things…

Robyn Pennacchia | December 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Matthew Shepard’s Mother Judy Shepard Releases Statement Regarding Fred Phelps’ Death

“Regarding the passing of Fred Phelps, [husband] Dennis and I know how solemn these moments are for anyone who loses a loved one. Out of respect for all people and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Westboro Baptist Church’s Fred Phelps Dead At 84

Just days after his estranged son revealed he was “on the edge of death,” Fred Phelps has died. The death of the 84-year-old founder of the Westboro Baptist Church occurred shortly before…

Newser | March 20, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Pray Tell: Jenna Miscavige Hill And Megan Phelps-Roper Escape Scientology And the Westboro Baptist Church

This week, two women who escaped from extreme religious sects told their stories. One escaped from Scientology, the other from the Westboro Baptist Church. Although a small number of people…

Lilit Marcus | February 7, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Gaga Haters Butcher “Poker Face”

The Westboro Baptist Church has temporarily turned their attention away from hating f*gs to hating Lady Gaga. First, they issued a missive claiming that God hates the current Queen of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Quotable: Lady Gaga Teaches Rebellion Against God, Or Something

“‘Art’ and ‘fashion’ are the euphemisms, the guise under which proud whore Lady Gaga teaches rebellion against God (incidentally, her claim to the title of ‘lady’ is sound only if…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 23, 2009 - 6:15 pm