Ever wonder what’s on the mind of today’s hottest apostates? Here’s our roundup of the best and most talked about quotes of the week:



“If I could make out with any church leader it would probably be Elder Ballard. But only if he’s wearing lipstick.”

– Kate Kelly



“I can never find skinny jeans that look good on me.”

– John Dehlin



“How did I get this hair? The Secret. “

– Rock Waterman



“Gobsmacked. I was absolutely. GOBSMACKED. Just really, really gutted. I’ll never trust them again, let alone go back.”

– Tom Phillips, on the price of Lagoon tickets


June 14, 2013 Hans Mattsson in the NYT building after he was videotaped for a story about his questioning the Mormon religion. Sack Number: 30143898A Sara Krulwich/The New York Times NYTCREDIT: Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

“Jag är verkligen bakfull.”

– Hans Mattsson



“My snapback collection has really grown since I stopped paying tithing.”

– Carson Calderwood


 “I like my followers to call themselves Dehlinions. It makes me feel good.”

– Demon Who Watches Over John Dehlin



“I write letters to everybody. Big letter guy, ya know? Of course, it’s always sad when someone obviously doesn’t want to be pen pals. “

– Jeremy Runnells 


Zina Jacobs-Smith-Young
Zina Jacobs-Smith-Young
Zina Jacobs-Smith-Young would have been a millennial blogger, but she died in 1901. The wife of Brigham Young, and prior to that Joseph Smith, and prior to that Henry Jacobs, who was sent on a mission by Brigham before he married her, Zina loves writing, long walks on the beach, and playing the field.

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