This will be old news to some, but Eric has just informed me that scholars have called seriously into question whether the original Number of the Beast in the Biblical Book of Revelations was actually 616 rather than 666.
Insert obvious truism about the idiocy of fundamentalist literalism here.
I must say that it is rather disappointing that my pet theory about
R o n a l d
W i l s o n
R e a g a n
looks to be decisively dashed.