Category Archives: Monday Madness

Monday Madness — February 19, 2018

It’s Monday, and that means it’s time for a new episode of Monday Madness! This week, Scott and Tim bask in the glow of the first full week of saintly voting. They also highlight a change introduced this year, themed quadrants in the bracket. Finally, there’s a shout-out for St. David’s Episcopal Church in Austin, TX […]

Monday Madness — Game On Edition

This week’s Monday Madness focuses on the big news: after nail-biter, down-to-the-wire drama, the Supreme Executive Committee has announced that Lent will proceed, since the Lent Madness Facebook page achieved its goal of 20,000 likes, just in time for Ash Thursday. As you know, the threat of a Lent shutdown had been made, throwing the […]

Monday Madness — February 5, 2018

Here at Lent Madness we’re not unduly bound by tradition. Or at least not as much as certain stuffier circles of the church. Oh, who are we kidding? We hate change. Nonetheless, we are introducing something radical as this week’s episode of Monday Madness brings all-new theme music and opening title design! Watch and behold. Today […]

Monday Madness — Celebrity Blogger “Week” Edition

Here we are in the midst of Celebrity Blogger Fortnight Week. In this week’s edition of Monday Madness, Tim and Scott welcome our three newest Celebrity Bloggers and give some advice on how to act when you meet one of your favorite Lenten personalities in person. Autographs are fine but show some decorum, people! Don’t be […]

Monday Madness — Lent Shutdown Edition

After last week’s “Monday” Madness on Tuesday edition, you’ll be relieved to know that all is again right with the world. Monday Madness has returned to…Monday. This week, Tim and Scott discuss the Lent Madness pre-season, a time when the saints prepare for the Lenten grind that is to come. They’re hitting the gym for their […]

Monthly Madness — Spring Retreat Edition

The Supreme Executive Committee has just concluded its annual spring retreat. After hours and hours of hard work — interspersed with flipcharts and breakout sessions — Tim and Scott have arrived at the list of saints for the 2018 bracket. Stay tuned (until November 3, All Brackets’ Day) for the results. They did take a […]

Monday Madness — Faithful Four Edition

Scott comes to you live from Jerusalem while Tim is (still) in Hingham for this special Holy Week episode of Monday Madness. The Supreme Executive Committee is not kidding when they refer to the “Lent Madness GLOBAL viewing public.” This week, in the last in-season Monday Madness of the 2017 season, Tim and Scott discuss […]

Monday Madness: Elate Eight Edition

Tim and Scott preview what’s coming with the Elate Eight, also known as the Round of the Saintly Kitsch. Some people, whom we call Kitsch Kranks, are unable to enjoy the humor of this round. For this reason, the Supreme Executive Committee has given the Lent Madness Shema, the two great rules of the Saintly […]

Monday Madness — March 27, 2017

Finally, you are about to accomplish something this week. That’s right, thanks to Tim and Scott, you can soon check “watched Monday Madness” off your list. This week’s episode reveals a previously secret Monday Madness miracle. Little did you know: every single action-packed episode is a sign of…something. Also in this week’s installment, Scott demonstrates […]

Monday Madness: Limerick Edition

In today’s post introducing the long-anticipated Battle of the Consonants, we put out a call for limericks. I mean, don’t the names Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky and Nikolaus von Zinzendorf just scream “poetry?” We were pleased to see that many heeded the call and wanted to share a few of them with you. Plus, this is […]