At 4 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, you can usually find Michael Job writhing in pain as Roman soldiers whip him on the cross. It's all part of the Holy Land Experience, a Christian theme park in (where else?) Florida.
It sits at the end of a steep dirt road in Transylvania and you can ascend to the top and take in the surrounding countryside. As one guy I spoke to said, "It's not every day you get to climb so high up in a giant head."
At least that's what the members of London's Aetherius Society believe. It was founded in 1955 by a cabbie named Dr. George King after he claimed to come into contact with aliens who spoke directly through their larynges.
In the early 90s, AJ Miller (a.k.a. Jesus) was a married IT specialist preaching at the local Jehovah Witness church on the South Australian coast. It was a good, sensible life but it wasn't enough. Deep down, AJ knew he was Jesus.
Hollywood managed to screw up a story about a four-year-old going to heaven and coming back to tell his dad about it. The movie is bad, tonally off, and worst of all, not even entertainingly hateable.
Christos Anesti, Greek for "Christ is risen," is a religious celebration that takes place every year on Orthodox Easter on an island southeast of Greece. Participants import gunpowder from Turkey using speedboats and turn it into explosives in their garag…