The Common Good
October 2004

This Blinking Little Light of Mine

by Rose Marie Berger, Ryan Beiler | October 2004

And you thought Mel Gibson'

And you thought Mel Gibson’s portrayal of Jesus’ crucifixion went too far. Magic Matt’s "Crucifix Body Light" fashions our Lord with blue, red, and yellow LEDs that blink in an alternating pattern akin to an airplane. Designed to be attached to your earlobe, collar, or anything else that can be sandwiched between two magnets, at $3 each they’re cheaper than a screening—or these days, even a rental—of The Passion of The Christ, and no less disturbing. Use it as an evangelism tool to reach out to lovers of kitsch, or to avoid being hit by cars while bicycling after dark. Let it shine. Let it shine. Let it shine. (Lithium batteries included.)

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