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Muslim Extraterrestrials, A Ned Flanders Metal Band and the Straight White Dude’s Obsession with ‘Arty’ Instagram Posts

There’s something very funny to me about the idea of very serious religious scholars wrestling over the question of bringing religion to the unwashed, alien masses. Feels like a Far Side cartoon — maybe with a priest in his vestments greeting the UFO-exiting spacemen with a bible, and the aliens in their own religious garb reciprocating with some sort of gangly sponge.

My editor will probably not find that as funny as I do, but hey, that’s showbiz, baby.

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