How Spin is Transforming Culture (One Housewife at a Time)

This week sees the publication of Aimee Byrd's long awaited tome, The Housewife Theologian which comes with stellar commendations from sound ladies such as Susan Hunt and Gloria Furman.

Todd and I interview Aimee about her book on the Mortification of Spin this Wednesday. We are also delighted to announce that she has agreed to join us as a frequent co-host in the Underground Bunker.   One may question her judgment on that score, but the Puppetmaster has high hopes for an increase in civilisation and good manners.

As an aside, Todd and I have been greatly encouraged by the effect that recording with two middle-aged, bitter, bald and generally disillusioned guys has had on La Byrd.  The change has been little short of, well, you know, transformational.  Judge for yourselves.

temperance.jpgBEFORE: Here is Aimee earlier this year, pre-MoS, about to lead the "Journey of Empowerment" Women's Bible Study at her home church in West Virginia.  Very godly looking and gospel-centred, for sure, and she clearly loves the city, as evidenced by a definite hint of that  impish sense of humour which is such a hallmark of the missional; but one must also concede that the complexion is a little peely wally and that the tomahawk is on the whole less than relationally attractional.

lamour.jpgAFTER: Here is Aimee with Todd and myself last week, after her second visit to the Underground Bunker (she's the one in the middle).  Notice the lack of tomahawk and the dramatic changes to skin tone, teeth and overall outlook on life. 
The Mortification of Spin: We don't always transform the culture, but when we do, we usually have more fun than neo-Kuyperians.