Now it is a popular allusion in just about any subject  Here is what Google delivers up just this morning for MSM news items containing the term, “Shroud of Turin.”

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez fantasy camp continues in San Diego Scott Miller-6 hours ago or anyone, for that matter – can take Rodriguez seriously anymore when talking with him is a far greater mystery than the Shroud of Turin.

Topping admits pushing through Scottish football’s revolution left    Daily Mail-9 hours ago. Hearts are on the brink, while the threat of administration hovers over others like the Turin Shroud. Only one club show any signs of prospering

Smithsonian director would ‘love’ to display Travyon Martin’s hoodie msnNOW-Aug 1, 2013. Skolnick wasn’t talking about the Shroud of Turin; he meant the most famous hoodie in the history of cotton-polyester blends. Trayvon Martin’s


  • Thalian curtains might be oldest in entire U.S. 1, 2013. Rivenbark jokingly compared the original curtain to the Shroud of Turin, "which keeps disappearing and coming back." It hung in the theater
  • Jeer the Beard: A Good-Bye Letter to Brian Wilson (blog)-Jul 30, 2013. Here are all those orange foam beards and bearded rally rags and t-shirts with Shroud of Turin-like beard imprints on them we bought and ..
  • Giving Birth in the US: A New British Mum Tells All Anglophenia-Jul 30, 2013.  It’s, ahem, an “important” piece of fabric — what, like the Turin Shroud? — which you use to wrap objects that “speak to your energy, your
  • Live Local, Live Small: encore Online-Jul 30, 2013, Until recently the lightest weight cover was not-so-affectionately known as “The Shroud of Turin” by Jock. It was the bed cover I made for my first apartment.