What's Next to the Moon?


A few years back, John Gorenfeld published a series of pieces on a Sun Myung Moon-sponsored party on Capitol Hill that actually rattled some trees and embarrassed the people who showed. He disappeared after that, and I wondered why. The answer: He was writing a book, Bad Moon Rising , about the cult leader's influence in D.C. Today Gorenfeld put up this precious video of Moon speaking to a 15th anniversary party for the Washington Times. It's hard to pick a favorite moment, but I've got two nominees.

Absolute sex is centered on God, and free sex is centered on Satan!

The human sexual organs are shaped as concave and convex. Why are they shaped that way?

Lots more at Gorenfeld's site.

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  1. The human sexual organs are shaped as concave and convex

    Baldric’s thingy is shape like a turnip.

  2. The human sexual organs are shaped as concave and convex. Why are they shaped that way?

    Well don’t leave us hanging David, whats the answer?

  3. What’s Next to the Moon?

    Maybe the B52s know…


    Yeah they do. Planet Claire is next to the Moon…


  4. The human sexual organs are shaped as concave and convex. Why are they shaped that way?

    That, above all things, is the question that has driven mankind to the pinnacles of new discovery, exploration and technological progress.
    When all the time the answer was, “Because it makes it easier to fuck that way. Thanks God!”

  5. I never thought one of the Boys from Brazil would be asian

  6. free sex is centered on Satan

    Sex is only sacred if you pay for it.

    OK, noted.

  7. Holy crap! Is that a Mark Kozelek reference?

  8. Not my own, but what the hell…

    There was a young man from Eugene,
    Who invented a Fzzking Machine.
    Concave or convex,
    It could suit either sex.
    The God-damndest thing ever seen.

  9. …free sex is centered on Satan!

    Sounds kinda hot but we all know that since the 3rd century BC, the hottest sex has been based on Venus


  10. Where’s Steve Goodman when you need him?

    I really must confess it gets me in the solar plexus
    When I think about the differences there are between the sexes
    Peanut butter sandwiches are really neat
    But when you get right down to it you can’t compete with
    Good old double S – E – double X is
    Camper than batman, bigger than Texas
    You’re concave and I’m convex
    Welcome to the world of sex


  11. The Reverend Moon missed his calling. As a stand up comedian act, that entire sequence was fantastic!!

  12. Wow! Hugh Hefner isn’t as obsessed with sex as Rev. Moon-whose name means “to show your butt.”

  13. I am not convinced the video of Moon was from the same program.

  14. Oh hey, a David Lynch film.

  15. The Rev. Moon got a bunch of Congressman, including Jesse Helms, to make the Moonie holiday “True Parents Day” – the Rev. and his wife being humanity’s true parents, dontcha know – a federal holiday called “Parents Day.”

  16. Go ahead and mock the Master, infides! You will all pay – you will all burn in Hell, and . . . wait, Kristal is calling me on my cell phone, gotta go.

  17. “Absolute sex is centered on God . . .”

    Hey, that weirdo stole our trademark *and* has anticipated our marketing campaign!

  18. Hey, but Moon is a conservative! Which according to some, like SIV etc, is the same as libertarian, so, hey, don’t expose this kind of thing!!!!

    Jesus, the right is way nuts these days!

  19. “hoooolry shit”


  20. Man, I feel embarrassed watching that, to see someone mutilate the English language with his intonation like that is horrible. I feel awfully bad for the people that had to sit through that crap.

  21. zig zag man wins the thread

  22. Huh. Now I need to watch that Scranton video for an antidote.

    Loved the sidelong glances being cast about in the audience. The room was filled with “Whaaa??!?”

  23. Holy crap! Is that a Mark Kozelek reference?


  24. Hey, thanks for the link. This was the best $50 I’ve ever spent on a CSPAN archival DVD.

    I feel awfully bad for the people that had to sit through that crap.

    He actually goes on for 45 minutes like that.


    It’s all from the same program. Unfortunately I had to use iMovie’s letterbox thing to make the subtitles visible.

  25. I was actually raised moonie and I can’t help but feel a tinge of joy every time I see this raving lunatic be exposed for the madman he is. All the self-loathing, mindless obedience and lies he has spread over the years is truly disgusting to think about. To think, I wasted 18 years of my life following this mans teachings. And it’s no surprise he’s so obsessed with sex, the mans got about a dozen kids.

  26. “Therefore, No one can oppose me now!”

    Megalomania, Messianic complex, and paranoia.
    Even Dr. Thomas Szasz would find, if not mental illness, lunacy in Moon.

  27. Oh hey, a David Lynch film.

    I can’t decide if it’s more David Lynch or sort of Videodrome-era David Cronenberg. (See Dr. Barry Convex)

  28. The human sexual organs are shaped as concave and convex. Why are they shaped that way?

    Dude, if you have to ask, you’ll never know.

    The best part for me are the subtitles. I dunno, it just seems to make it all extra funny.

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