I more or less try to tell the story of the Bible straight and almost literal. However, I do have my fair share of cultural allusions sprinkled throughout (usually subtly, sometimes not).
And here they are. See if you can find them all!

  • Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Andy Griffith Show
  • Amos 'n' Andy
  • Japanese Anime
  • Archie Comics
  • Back to the Future
  • Barbie
  • The Beatles
  • Ingmar Bergman
  • Big Love
  • Freddie Blassie
  • Ruben Bolling: Tom the Dancing Bug
  • Bonanza
  • Brenda Starr
  • Carol Burnett
  • George Carlin: "The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television"
  • The Clapper
  • Clueless
  • E.L. Doctorow: Ragtime
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • The Enuma Elish
  • Family Guy
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Friends
  • Garfield
  • "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
  • The Grim Reaper
  • Hagar the Horrible
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
  • Zora Neale Hurston: Mules and Men
  • Jenga
  • C.S. Lewis: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • The Looney Tunes
  • The Love Boat
  • Bill Maher
  • M*A*S*H
  • Paul McCartney: Ram
  • Herman Melville: Moby-Dick
  • John Milton: Paradise Lost
  • Morton's Salt Girl
  • The Naked Gun
  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Thus Spoke Zarathustra
  • Will Oldham (Bonnie "Prince" Billy): "I See a Darkness"
  • Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church
  • Edgar Allan Poe: "The Raven"
  • The Princess Bride
  • Q*Bert
  • Quantum Leap
  • Raging Bull
  • Rambo III
  • The Rock
  • Chris Rock
  • Saturday Night Live: David Pumpkins
  • Ferdinand de Saussure
  • Charles M. Schulz: Peanuts
  • Willard Scott
  • Rusty Spell: "The Boy Who Couldn't Tell Jokes"
  • Star Wars
  • Superbook
  • There's Something About Mary
  • The Three Stooges
  • Twin Peaks
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • William Carlos Williams: "This Is Just To Say"
  • P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves
  • The Wonder Twins
  • Frank Zappa: "Broken Hearts Are for Assholes"



by Rusty W. Spell

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