Cultural Rot

My wife and I often joke that we are going to raise our children Amish so as to shield them from our depraved culture.  We jest, but there’s a sliver of truth in our jesting.  And of course  Donald has

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Genius, Weird Al Yankovic

That is a word that many music entertainers use to describe “Weird Al” Yankovic. All of the songs that Weird Al parodies he gets approval for.  In fact after the Coolio controversy about his “Amish Paradise” music video he now

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Yes, It Is a Weird Al Weekend

I’m coming out of the closet, I’m a “Weird Al” Yankovic fan.  I don’t listen to him much these days, but I do keep up with some of his latest hits like my post from yesterday. So here are some

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen on the Silver Screen

A new documentary on the life of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be shown in movie theaters as pre-release screenings.  It will also be available in DVD format (TBD). A brief synopsis of the film is provided by the distributor

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Michael Scott Resigns From Dunder Mifflin

Michael Scott, the head sales manager of Dunder Mifflin is calling it quits at the end of the 2011 television season. The Office is one of the few shows that I enjoy watching because the comedy and writing are top-notch

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Live Long and Prosper

Leonard Nimoy is calling it quits as to any future portrayals of Mr. Spock, and is retiring from show business. Leonard Nimoy, the actor who has famously portrayed “Star Trek’s” original alien Spock for over 40 years, has announced he’s

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Mel Gibson Needs Our Prayers

Last night I was exercising and flipping through the channels and saw Mel Gibson on the Jay Leno Show- very disturbing stuff.  He joked about having a lot of off-color jokes, he offered up some profanity to quote some girls

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Hollywood Angelology

I probably shouldn’t be surprised, but I am. Last fall I saw a trailer for a new movie that’s coming out next week called Legion, in which Michael the archangel defends humanity against the armies of (good?) angels which God

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Thank you, Mister President!

For not scheduling your State of the Union address on February 2nd, feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the night of the season premiere of the final season of Lost, the greatest television show in broadcast network history. 

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Libs Go After Obama, Why?

In this most recent SNL skit President Obama was skewered… royally.  It’s as if the SNL writers downloaded my thoughts on President Obama’s recent Asia trip, or what is sometimes referred to as his World Apology Tour: Asia Edition, and

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Magnificent

The song is called Magnificent by the musical group U2.  It was a minor hit in both the United Kingdom and the United States in A.D. 2009 (and a major hit in Greece). Some entrepreneurial YouTuber recreated the music video

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Harry Potter and The Half-Witted Media

My family and I are fans of the Harry Potter films, so we will definitely be joining quite a few other Muggles in trekking to a theater to do our bit to make J. K. Rowling wealthy enough to buy a few

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I'm Down, But We Can Still Dance!

It’s been a rough time going for me these past few weeks financially, but I’m still in good spirits thanks only to God.  In the meantime it is Friday and I’m in the mood to dance!

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No Opinion

When you are a blogger, opinions, usually strong ones, are your stock-in-hobby.  Regular readers of this blog know full well that I am never short of opinions.   However, in regard to the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and the volcanic media

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The Degenerate David Letterman

[Updates at the end of this post below] I enjoyed viewing David Letterman when he first came out.  He was nerdy, goofy, and most importantly funny.  I eventually stopped viewing his show not because he wasn’t funny anymore, but because

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Colbert Trounces Ehrman

Normally the humor of Stephen Colbert eludes me, but I do appreciate the trouncing he gave Bart Ehrman and which is here at Creative Minority Report.

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Serious Musicians

Since the blog has, of late, become the site of intense discussions on the quality of rock versus classical music, I think it’s important that I as a classical music partisan take a music appreciation moment and recognize that while

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It's. Only. A. Rock. Band.

Ok, so I liked their latest album as much as anybody else — but what is it that causes U2’s fans to indulge in such theological embellishment? — Consider America magazine’s Tom Beaudoin:

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Adama v. Adama

  Hattip to Cranky Con.  Since there is nothing of real importance going on today, at least nothing that can’t wait for comment over the next four years,  I thought this might be a good time to take a look at

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Latest Final Frontier

The trailer to the Star Trek movie being released next year.  Probably this trailer is not authorized so doubtless it will be pulled soon from YouTube.  (Yes, I am a big enough Trek geek to be looking forward to the

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