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Tom Waits’ ‘Immaculate Confection’

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Posted on Apr 8, 2007

In this musical clip, legendary troubadour Tom Waits offers some irreverent incentive for getting the kids to church on Sunday, combining those two time-honored Easter staples:  chocolate and Jesus.  (Paging William Donahue ...!)

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By Sverker Persson, March 26, 2008 at 8:17 am Link to this comment
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Check out the swedish group Orginalljudet if you like Tom Waits!

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By Bill Blackolive, April 10, 2007 at 11:48 am Link to this comment
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Tom, your music is great but if you are wanting to get into the International Quarrels, best you go to the web and learn about the 9/ll coverup and attempted fascist change of the United States.

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By Larry, April 8, 2007 at 3:21 pm Link to this comment

The Rev. Tom Waits
Most hoarsely states
That we shouldn’t be wary
Of the Lord Jesus culinary.

I prefer a Jesus who’s
Tasting chocolatey sweet
To a bloody, sweaty Jesus
Who’s just dead meat.

Yep, if you Christians have
Got to be cannibals
You may as well like the taste
Of your Lord the divine animal
Don’t let his body go to waste.

Jesus he is chocolate
Be he dark or white,
Jesus he is tasty
Won’t you eat him up tonight?

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By Grannygeese, April 8, 2007 at 1:44 pm Link to this comment
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Duh! I feel so dumb!

After all the hoopla about chocolate Jesus ...
not inclined to spend to much time paying attention to some news blurbs ...
I looked EVERYWHERE for them when I was out and about shopping for Easter goodies.

Couldn’t find a chocolate Jesus anywhere!
Did find a mold so I could make my own ... never got around to it.
And did get a few choice responses from clerks.

Like, “What a great idea, might get my kids to Church!”

And, “That’s sacrilege!”

I understand now.
Boy do I feel dumb!

Now, about that mold ... on closer examination I think it’s actually a Santa!
Oh well. Christmas is coming.

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