“The ramblings and grumblings of author Ad Hudler”

And the Prophet of the Week award goes to ...
Saturday, April 2, 2011

My friend and I were driving to lunch in Fort Myers the other day and came across this fellow, preaching at the corner of U.S. 41 and McGregor Boulevard. He was a black man whom I assume to be homeless, citing scripture through a ventriloquist's dummy.

The armchair psychiatrist in me has had a hey-day with this one: First of all, the idea of citing scripture through a dummy. Second of all, a black man hiding behind a white man to cite scripture through a dummy. Irony alert! Irony alert!

I googled the Penny Carson website listed on his placard and ... voila! ... discovered that we'd just seen a celebrity. To watch him on a youtube video, click here


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