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Terrible Swede the "Earthy" Lutheran Blog vs The Largest Filipino on Earth vs "The Fluffy"
Doctrinal differences are important to the Lutherans because at the root of every false doctrine is the devil, seeking to destroy the Gospel.

Saturday, November 25, 2006 AD

Gears of War - Mad World (Extended Version)

Verse 1
All around me are familiar faces
Worn out places, Worn out faces
Bright and early for the daily races
Going nowhere, Going nowhere
Their tears are filling up their glasses
No expression, No expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrows
No tomorrow, No tomorrow

And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad
These dreams in which i’m dying, Are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you, I find it hard to take
When people run in circles its a very very
Mad World, Mad World

Verse 2
Children waiting for the day they feel good
Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday
And they feel the way that every child should
Sit and listen, Sit and listen
Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me, No one knew me
Hello teacher tell me whats my lesson
Look right through me, Look right through me

And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which i’m dying, Are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you, I find it hard to take
When people run in circles it’s a very very
Mad World, Mad World

One day, I'll have my own game system. One day.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 AD

Got This One from Kung Fu Master Reed...

Sunday, November 19, 2006 AD

Beer with Turkey?!? You Bet!

...The caramelized and toasted grain flavors in beer compliment those of roast turkey.
Think of Oktoberfest or brown ale.

Herbal hop additions pair nicely with popular holiday seasonings such as sage.
Think of amber ale or ESB.

The carbonation, fruitiness and balanced bitterness of craft beers stand up to creamy, butter-rich preparations like mashed potatoes, creamed corn and similar fare.
Think of an all-malt pilsner, a dark lager or red ale.

The Pilgrims were ale drinkers and most likely enjoyed beer at the first Thanksgiving. Indeed, a darkish ale has been brewed for feasts at Plymouth Plantation, the "living museum" of Pilgrim life, in Massachusetts.

That’s why more and more savvy Americans tap a great beer as the perfect companion for their holiday meal.

Beer Beats Wine When You Dine
According the Garrett Oliver, author of “The Brewmaster’s Table” the question most often posed to sommeliers is “What wine goes best with turkey dinner?” The answer, he says, is beer! The range of beers available from craft brewers today offer special flavors suitable for a celebration, from pale ales and amber lagers like Oktoberfest to brown ales, Scotch ales and porters as well as fruitier, herbal selections like dubbel, tripel and biere de garde.Be sure to visit the site here for more beer and Thanskgiving ideas.

More Macabre...

...Than you can shake a stick at.

This evening will be filled with more dread for the dead. Wicked Little Things (thanks Mrs. Hamilton for the link!) (official site DNE) is about some little (and ferocious) zombie children.

Then come The Hamiltons (official site here) - the cannabilistic family coming to a neighborhood near you.

Finally, my rapping hero, Snoop Dogg, in his first horror film: Hood of Horror (official site DNE). From the Dogg's movie:

"I talked to God. He told me to tell all you guys: He doesn't give a shit."

This Blog Is Best View With...

...Mozilla's Firefox or Apple's Safari. Microsoft products suck and can kiss my big round brown ass.

Saturday, November 18, 2006 AD

Horror Fest 2006

...Sweet! Horror Fest came to Wichita at the Premiere Palace and I didn't have to go to Topeka, KS, to see it. Nice.

WTF is Horror Fest? Glad you asked! From the site: "Each year there are movies produced that are never seen by the public. There content is considered too graphic, too disturbing and too shocking for general audiences."

As most of you know, I love horror/slasher movies. I had to supress that desire when I was a non-Lutheran because it was considered un-Christian. (But as you know, a Lutheran doesn't have to do everything Christian.) Most of these movies make Saw and Hostel look like a virgin.

Any ways, I got to see Dark Ride (official link here) last nite (by myself - Mrs. T.Swede can't stand the horror genre.) The manager let me in late after the doors were closed and locked and I got in for the matinee cost! Great flick! Plays off the revenge/haunted house/psycho-family motif.

I'll get to see two more before the poker game and one after it. Before the game: The Grave Dancers (official link here); The Abandoned (official link DNE). After the game: Penny Dreadful (official link here).

To the macabre!

Poker/Beer Tonight

...and Dan the Geologist and The Intolerant (the newlyweds and WELS friends) are hosting! Bring a chair and your choice of beer. I always get mine from Goebel's.

Oh! They also have a new blog as a result of their marriage: Random Intolerance.

UPDATE: The vicar kicked our ass.

Friday, November 10, 2006 AD

The Church's Function...

...Dean the Canadian, is not primarily to serve the poor but to rightly administer the Sacraments. Then it can not only help the poor but the whole community.

"Come! Taste and see where I get the gifts of God from!" is true evangelism.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006 AD

To Get A Hold of Me...

...Please either pick up my email address from my profile (which you may find surprising) that is on the side bar or here.

Or just try this: t (dot) swede (funny symbol) gmail (dot) com.

There's one last way, too: near the bottom of the side bar, WDT "OleLuth777@aol.com": YoungLutheran666@GoingToHell.Com

Monday, November 06, 2006 AD

Albrecht Durer or "A.D."...

...Is one fascinating artist - his self portraits. We see his artwork every week in our church bulletins. Pr. Brockman likes to use his woodcuts a lot. Pr. Brockman shared with us a book by Durer last Sunday in our Bible hour class. Here's the cover of the book:

We loved it so much we bought our own copy of it here and picked it up yesterday.

Why are Lutherans sympathetic to Durer? Because he was symapthetic to Luther. From Wiki:

"It is clear from his writings that Dürer was highly sympathetic to Luther, and he may have been influential in the City Council declaring for Luther in 1525. However, he died before religious divisions had hardened into different churches, and may well have regarded himself as a reform-minded Catholic to the end."

Wiki says he even did some mathematics. He was a Renaissance Man - a dying breed today.