Monday, August 08, 2005

Six Degrees of Satan: Tom Cruise

Among my favorite cheesy books stashed in the Bookhouse, my favorite might be Raising Hell: An Encyclopedia of Devil Worship and Satanic Crime. I thought we might use it to play Six Degrees of Satan. Just how close are some of our favorite celebrities to the Devil?

Let's start with Tom Cruise. Sure, he's had so many stones thrown at him that it's kind of cruel to keep pounding on him. But, what the Hell, as the Night Stalker might say.

Degree #1: Scientology
If you've breathed American air in the last six months, you don't need the connection between Tom and Clears explained to you.

Degree #2: L. Ron Hubbard
Hubbard was a hacky sci-fi writer who created Scientology.

Degree #3; Jack Parsons
Hubbard was a member of the Ordo Templi Orientis under Jack Parsons, who reported directly to ...

Degree #4: Aleister Crowley
Perhaps the most famous "magician" of the 20th century, Crowley referred to himself as the Beast 666 and was therefore obviously buddies with ...

Satan!

Four steps. Not bad. Can you do better? (You could arguably cut out Parsons, but this way is stronger, you know).

Let's try again:
Tom Cruise

Degree #1: Scientology

Degree #2: Charles Manson
Manson studied Scientology in prison.

Degree #3: Jesus Christ
Whom Manson hinted at being. Jesus had a famous meeting once with ...

Satan!

Three steps. Not bad. Can you beat it?

1 Comments:

Blogger Trench said...

Tom Cruise appeared on Oprah who is Satan. I win. *lol*

2:47 PM  

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