Heaven is a place where nothing ever happens


I know this is an obsession of mine, but isn't it always time to celebrate the dead-famous-people-in-Heaven genre of political cartooning?

See it in color.

Upset at the suggestion that a supporter of stem cell research might be born into eternal life? Cartoonistan turns out to be a pretty Calvinist place, where election is pre-ordained regardless of corporal works. Just look at the afterlives of Slobo and his erstwhile foes, with its disturbing suggestion that Catholics, Orthodox Christians and Muslims alike are worthy of salvation:

Ron Bailey speculates that Heaven may be overrun with embryos.

Paradiso, the officially designated boring book of Dante's Divine Comedy.

Errol Flynn delivered (finally) from Purgatory.

The great Andy Robinson goes the other way, in Hellraiser.