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Beliefnet Bloggers on 'American Idol'



Date: 08/16/2012

You can't help wondering what Whitney Houston was thinking when she decided to co-produce and star in the remake of a flawed but beloved 1976  musical melodrama  about a singer who becomes involved with an abusive performer and becomes addicted to drugs.  Was this a cautionary tale?  A reflection on her own choices?  In this movie she plays Emma, the very strict mother of three musical daught ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Movie Review, Trailer, Quotes, Derek Luke, Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Sparkle


The Ultimate Victory

Date: 07/16/2012

In one of our services at Lakewood, Danny Gokey, who previously sang on American Idol, told us about how his wife was born with a heart condition. They did everything they knew in the natural. They prayed that she would be healed, but during one of her surgeries, there were complications. The young lady went to be with the Lord, and Danny was devastated. He sunk into a deep depression. He thou ...

Related Topics: Joel And Victorial Osteen, Daily Words By Joel Osteen, Joel Osteen Ministries


A Capitol Fourth: Tomorrow on PBS

Date: 07/03/2012

Tomorrow at 8 Eastern time, PBS will broadcast the annual Capitol Fourth concert, hosted by  Tom Bergeron , of the hit TV series “Dancing With the Stars.” Performers include “American Idol” winner  Phillip Phillips , acclaimed Broadway and television star  Megan Hilty  of NBC’s “Smash;” two-time Tony Award winner  Matthew Broderick  performing songs from the hit Broadway musical  “ Nice Work If Y ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, 4Th Of July, Pbs, Capitol Fourth


Is Profanity on TV Harmless?

Date: 06/07/2012

Steven Tyler gets bleeped repeatedly on American Idol. Howard Stern, known for his use of profanity, is a judge on America's Got Talent. I could make lists of people who are constantly bleeped on television due to their language. I find it completely unnecessary and a real lack of imagination when it comes to the English language. My kids and I have this on-going conversation regarding profan ...

Related Topics: Profanity, Television, Violence, Aggression, Parents Advisory Counsil, Parenring, Speech, Media Influence, TV Bleeps


Tonight: National Memorial Day Concert on PBS

Date: 05/27/2012

The National Memorial Day concert on the Capitol Building lawn will be broadcast tonight live on PBS. The program will be co-hosted for the seventh year by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”) and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise (“CSI: New York”), two acclaimed actors who have dedicated themselves to veteran’s causes and supporting troops in active service. They will be joined ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Pbs, National Memorial Day Concert


Kick in the Tush Club Tuesday: Brain Scans, Birthdays and Red Velvet Cake

Date: 05/22/2012

[caption id="attachment_3548" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Kick in the Tush Club TUESDAY: Janice Taylor, Life & Wellness Coach, Hypnotherapist, Author, Weight Loss /Self-Help Artist"] [/caption] The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.  ~ Maya Angelou How are YOU, Dear Tushkateer??!? It's been quite th ...

Related Topics: Blog 100, Our Lady Of Weight Loss, Janice Taylor, Kick In The Tush Club, Mental Health, Diet Tips, Weight Loss Motivation, Depression, Living, How To Lose Weight, Weight Loss Success Coach, Brain Scans, Birthdays, Red Velvet Cake Calories

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