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Slacking Towards Bethlehem is a "fake news" propaganda documentary under development by the New Church of the SubGenius. It blasphemously claims Rev. Ivan Stang, Dr. Philo Drummond, and Dr. X founded the Church of the SubGenius instead of J.R. "Bob" Dobbs and Constance Marsh "Connie" Dobbs under the guidance of Eris.


"Bob", with Connie and others, privately founded the Church of the SubGenius in 1953 (although Drummond has claimed it was 1955). There were originally 23 members, all inspired by Goddess Discordia and her concubine JHVH-1.

After the Church became defunct in 1975, the Three Wise Guys (Stang, Drummond, X) revived it by handing out Pamphlet #1 in 1979 in the Dallas, Texas area. It was believed that at first the New Church worked in cooperation with "Bob" and "Connie." However, the Church quietly began amassing millions of dollars. And Stang denied having had any previous knowledge of Discordianism. Meanwhile, "Bob" and "Connie" were reportedly busy helping Pastor Vernon Howell establish a religious center near Waco, Texas. This was apparently modeled after one they helped start for a pastor in Guyana that in turn was modeled after Dobbstown.

But "Bob" and "Connie" returned. At "Bob"'s first appearance at a Devival of the New Church in San Francisco in 1984, he was assassinated. "Connie" was devastated, and became inactive in the Church. It is suspected that supporters of The Three Stooges were behind the killing. Dr. X also mysteriously disappeared. Stang and Drummond seized control.


A highly respected documentarian named David Boone documented the rise of the New Church in his 1980 film, Invasion of the Aluminum People. He died. The highly respected investigative journalist for Five Finger Discord, Reverend Reverend Doctor Doctor Archdoctor Saint Margaret Moser, infiltrated the Church. She died. An undercover master of disguise infiltrated the household of Stang and Princess Wei R. Doe in the form of their mongrel dog. He died.

After this, the documentary began.

Sandy K. Boone was named director and producer, and Louis Black was named executive producer. Boone allegedly is related to the late David Boone, and Black allegedly is not related to New Church exposer Bob Black.

How You Can Help[]

Funding has happened. This is presented for historical purposes.

The documentary is currently being funded on Kickstarter. If the Church doesn't meet its goal, it receives NOTHING.

All Really Real Discordians, and those who want to be, should go there and fund the project--until it's FIVE CENTS SHORT. Then stop donating. This will destroy the project, and humiliate the Church. The project ends Wed, November 8 2017 17:00 hrs UTC, so donate by then and STOP THE NEW CHURCH!

External Links[]

Slacking Towards Bethlehem Fundraiser