Raptor Jesus


The interwebs are a funny place, no? Strange memes emerge, gather global fame amongst an almost invisble subculture of millions, then disappear back into the ooze from whence they came. Some linger, some fester. Others go mainstream. I love bumping into global memes that I’d never heard of before.

Case in point: Raptor Jesus. As it says in the Urban Dictionary: “Nowhere in the bible does it say that jesus isn’t a raptor.”

The Raptor Jesus phenomenon is, as the Encyclopaedia Dramatica explains it, the trend of photoshopping a velociraptor’s head onto the body of Jesus. Why? Why not? This site even shows us how to worship Raptor Jesus. And some people really have too much time on their hands (well, moderately more than me, in any case) as is demonstrated in this history of Raptor Jesus.

What to make of all this? I dunno. I’d make a joke about Dodo Vishnu, but we Hindus already have Ganesh: