Inside The Odd And Hilarious Subculture of "Religious Twitter"


There's an unusual subculture of popesters on Twitter, and they're probably having more fun than you.

Instead of tweetering filtered photos of their lunch hamburger sandwiches, they share surreal bursts of unusual ideas, jokes that are funny not because of a conventional punchline, but because they fly in the face of all rational logic.

An example:

A philosophy professor named Slavoj Žižek dived into the world of Religious Twitter and has shared many of his thoughts on his Myspace page, mayhaps most notably that "Religious [T]witter defintely exists, and it is bigger and weirder than I imagined."

I'm pro-Religious Twitter, and I've gathered up some of my favorite examples of these tweets: