Archive for May, 2004

Brick Testament book in German this August

Monday, May 31st, 2004

The German translation of Rev. Smith’s hit book The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis will be released in Europe this August under the title Das 1. Buch L.. German publisher Sanssouci is excited about the release, and is featuring Brick Testament-themed artwork on both the front and back cover of their latest book catalog where Smith’s book gets a two-page write-up. The book is already available for pre-order on, the German version of

Smith snoozes, loses

Saturday, May 22nd, 2004

For the 432nd time, The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith has lost in a sleeping contest with his cat. “I really thought I had him this time,” said a disappointed Smith, yawning and rubbing his eyes. “I’d been up for more than twenty-four hours yesterday,” said Smith, “so I figured I’d have the edge on ol’ Ringo who had already spent most of the day napping.” Despite Smith’s impressive performance of fifteen and half hours of marathon sleeping, Ringo easily managed to match Smith and then continued sleeping an extra two and a half hours. Smith was quick to vow for a rematch. “I can do this,” said Smith, determinedly. “I just need to train harder.”

Smith makes chicken soup from chicken shit

Sunday, May 9th, 2004

Defying an age-old adage, Rev. Smith today made a bowl of chicken soup entirely out of chicken shit. “I’m not recommending you try it,” explained Smith, whose success comes after countless failed attempt over the past several years, “hell, it’s probably the worst tasting chicken soup ever made. But the fact is I have once again accomplished what they said could not be done.” Smith celebrated his victory by having some cake and eating it too.

The Brick Testament book in German, Japanese

Monday, May 3rd, 2004

The two axis countries of World War II that America and its allies fought so hard to defeat will soon have their own versions of Rev. Smith’s hit book The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis. German publisher Sanssouci (an imprint of Carl Hanser) will be printing a first run of 10,000 copies of the book to be released this Fall. The Japanese translation of the book will be published by Futami. A release date is not yet known for the Japanese book, but it is expected within the next 18 months.