Any hope that the Westboro Baptist Church would refrain from its vile activities following the death of founder Fred Phelps last month has now been officially squashed. The WBC has announced plans to picket next month's graduation ceremonies at Colorado State University for the usual nonsensical, r ... More >>
Our post on the death of notorious Westboro Baptist Church leader and funeral protester Fred Phelps stirred up a lot of emotions in readers -- no surprise there. But among all the voices bidding him good riddance, more than a few people argued that the best way to bury the memory of Fred Phelps wa ... More >>
We're all taught not to speak ill of the dead. But in the case of Fred Phelps, head of Kansas' vile Westboro Baptist Church, who breathed his last yesterday, we're going to make an exception. To mark Phelps' passing, we've combined two offerings -- a 2013 Jenn Wohletz post recapping the top five ti ... More >>
Before Get Shot! made its way to Denver for a show at 3 Kings Tavern earlier this week, the members of the Sacramento-based quartet apparently had a little sacrilege to tend to, namely filming their bass player, one miss Laura Lush, diddling herself on the front lawn of the Westboro Baptist Church. ... More >>
It's no surprise that Westboro Baptist Church is up to its usual well-publicized and well-hated shenanigans, but members of the "God Hates F*gs!" gang have gone and done it now -- they pissed off a group of New York City Satanists (a group you really don't wanna piss off) by threatening to picket th ... More >>
Zachary Byron Helm pushes the boundaries of horror in his upcoming film, Death Hearse on Satan's Titty Highway, which he's filming right here, right now in Englewood. And it should be a wild ride. See also: - Q&A: Artist Daniel Crosier of Mother Mind Studios - Ten weird movie references in Colorad ... More >>
When I was younger, I thought bisexuality was a party trick. I thought it was something that teenage girls used to get attention. Since I've stopped being a teenage girl, I've learned that there are more than just the three oversimplified dimensions -- gay, straight and bi -- of sexuality. But that' ... More >>
Fred Phelps.Sadly, it's too late to block the border. By now the professional picketers from Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps's "god-hates-fags" group, have likely made their way from Kansas to Colorado, where they've announced plans to picket two Jewish General Assembly meetings downtown ... More >>
J. Wohletz I came. I saw. I marched. I made an obscene gesture at some rowdy Christians. And then I tripped, fell on my ass and twisted the shit out of my ankle. But it was all for a good cause: I marched in the Denver PrideFest Parade with the leather contingent. 7:30 a.m. is mighty early, ... More >>
Fred Phelps.Today, the Douglas County School District website kicks off with a "Breaking News" item that reads: "The planned protest by the Westboro Baptist Church at Ponderosa High School's graduation has been canceled by the group due to travel complications." The response from a member of ... More >>
Fred Phelps.Westboro Baptist Church haters under the sway of venomous Reverend Fred Phelps are headed to the Denver area tomorrow. But instead of mounting a huge rally in response, representatives of the University of Denver Hillel, one of the threatened stops, will ignore the display and hol ... More >>
Fred Phelps.The homophobic, anti-Semitic, anti-Islamic members of the Westboro Baptist Church, led by the evil Reverend Fred Phelps, don't always show up when they threaten to protest military funerals and the like. But they appear to be serious about befouling three local sites on Thursday m ... More >>
Fred Phelps.We've had some notable folks comment on our website, but none has been or will ever be bigger than Jesus, who surfed our way to share His thoughts about the Reverend Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church on a post from last April about these virulent scumbags. Don't think th ... More >>
Fred Phelps.This week, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Westboro Baptist Church's right to protest at military funerals, typically by claiming that God killed the soldier in question as punishment for America's tolerance of homosexuality. This ruling is likely to further energize Reverend ... More >>
Dear militant vegans: Please, please, for the love of all things holy, do a favor for everyone -- non-militant vegans, vegetarians and carnivores alike -- and shut the fuck up already.
Fred Phelps.The evil bigots and homophobes from the Kansas-based, Fred Phelps-led Westboro Baptist Church have a habit of saying they're going to show up to picket something positive or sacred and then not bothering to show up. This scenario played out again in Durango yesterday, with love at ... More >>
We've hosted a lively debate on a post about "The Romantic Cannibals," an artwork depicting Jesus receiving oral sex that Montana trucker Kathleen Folden allegedly destroyed using a crowbar. Many of the comments debate whether or not the piece, on view below, can be considered art. But for I ... More >>
Last week, we asked you to guess what Westboro Baptist Church might hate next after they declared their loathing for the American flag. Now, just in time for the Fred Phelps Traveling Circus' threatened appearance in Fort Collins, here are the hilarious results.
WBC's evil Fred Phelps.Earlier this month, we told you about threats by the haters from Westboro Baptist Church to befoul a number of area locations, with several opportunities for bigotry against gays and Jewish residents of Fort Collins planned. If WBC does show up, the Lambda Community Ce ... More >>
Chalk up another one on the list of random things the Westboro Baptist Church hates: Flags. In honor of Flag Day, the WBC issued a (probably unintentionally) hilarious press release -- which came a day late, because evidently it takes a little while to write a song about how "They'll face t ... More >>
Fred Phelps: This is what evil looks like.The gay-hating, anti-Semitic horror show that is Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church doesn't always show up for its promised ignorance fests. But back in April, the Fred Phelps-led troglodytes staged a slew of protests like this one in Colorado. And ... More >>
Fred Phelps's evil flock is at it again.The appalling Bible-twisters at the Westboro Baptist Church are at it again. Less than two weeks ago, the WBC horror show rolled into Colorado, targeting a variety of schools, synagogues and more. While here, they spread their usual brand of ignorance: ... More >>
The man who loves to hate: WBC pastor Fred Phelps.The infamous clan of gay-hating, anti-Semitic demonstrators of the Westboro Baptist Church kept its promise to harass schools in Boulder Thursday -- an almost rare follow through for the group that appears to have found their obnoxious presenc ... More >>
WBC pastor Fred Phelps is a radical homophobe with a penchant for flakiness. Last week, we broke the news that the infamously hateful Westboro Baptist Church has announced a three-day-long protest at fifteen Denver metro locations, including events at area high schools during school hours. An ... More >>
Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps and his gang are coming to spread the message that God hates school?The infamous anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church -- which is currently making headlines for its claim that God was responsible for a mine explosion this week in West Virginia that kille ... More >>
Fireworks were on the agenda last night in Boulder. The setting: CU. The occasion: a debate about same-sex marriage sponsored by the campus Catholic ministry. The opponents: Representatives of Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church, whose web address, GodHatesFags.com, symbolizes the organization's ... More >>
As you may have heard, Fred Phelps and his cheerful band of hate mongers failed to show up at the University of Colorado campus last night as threatened for the same-sex marriage debate sponsored by the campus Catholic ministry. Pity. From what we hear, the students were all geared up and rea ... More >>
Westboro Baptist Church's Fred Phelps: one evil bastard.No doubt some supporters of same-sex marriage already had their doubts about the evenhandedness of tonight's debate on the topic at CU. After all, it's sponsored by the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center -- and the Catholic church as an ... More >>
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