Wednesday, April 11, 2007

St. Gaiman

I'm not sure I get it, and it's in poor taste, but Locus Online has a satirical article by L. Ron Creepweans about the Catholic Church beatifying author Neil Gaiman. A phony interview has Gaiman denying his sainthood for some valid reasons.

Anyway, I didn't think it was all that funny, though I kind of smiled toward the end. See what you think:

VATICAN CITY - Today the Roman Curia announced that the beatification of
Neil Gaiman had been completed, putting the writer one step closer to the
official recognition of his sainthood. These steps were carried out despite the
fact that Gaiman himself has repeatedly denied being a saint, pointing out that
he was not Catholic, not really religious and, most importantly, not dead.

"Really, I'm not dead," said Gaiman when reached at his home. "Not even the
slightest little bit...." [more...]
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