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Pope Benedict's Tweets

Now that the Pope has joined Twitter, Paul Rudnick imagines some of the pontiff's tweets:

BenedictDuring a papal audience, I put folks at ease by asking, “Are you gay?” Then I say, “Kidding!” Then I go, “No, seriously, are you gay?”

It’s hard to tell all the cardinals apart, so sometimes I put different dinosaur stickers on their backs.

Proof of God’s existence: St. Patrick’s is right next to Saks.

Whenever people doubt that angels are real, I ask them, “Excuse me, but have you seen the Jonas Brothers in concert?”

I hate to say it, but nuns are God’s punch lines.

Michele Bachmann is not Satan. Satan doesn’t have split ends.

I met the Dalai Lama and he was so nice, but all I could think was, Sandals? In January? Really?

Nancy Grace: perfect name for a gay Pope?

Read all them at The New Yorker...

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  1. "Does this cassock make me look fat?"

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | Jul 18, 2011 12:13:08 PM

  2. Very good David, I was wondering what you might post. How about "When in flight angels swoosh, never swish."

    Posted by: uffda | Jul 18, 2011 12:22:29 PM

  3. This is great -- but Paul is a bit of a weirdo!

    Posted by: David B. | Jul 18, 2011 3:14:02 PM

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