Senator Ted Kennedy
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Here's today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media & culture. 1. Does TV have a conscience? That question was posed by Laura Zalaznick, head of NBC Universal Entertainment & Digital Networks in a speech before TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), a non-profit group dedicated to what it calls "Ideas Worth Spreading." View the video here . She makes some interesting poin ...
Gloria Steinen calls out "The Playboy Club" + Why Hollywood ratings don't make sense + $tar $alaries
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Television makes strange bedfellows. From The Wrap : Gloria Steinem is no fan of NBC's upcoming "The Playboy Club." In the 1960s, the feminist icon rose to public attention after posing as a Bunny in the New York Playboy Club for an investigative piece that ran in Show magazine. It did not leave her with a warm f ...
Mission: Possible: To bring positive, inspirational messages back into the global marketplace. Such is the goal of Mission Pictures International (MPI) , the global film financing and distribution company founded by Cindy Bond and Chevonne O'Shaughnessy in 2008. Based in Los Angeles, MPI's goal is to seek out the very best in uplifting, values-based entertainment (often produced by unabash ...
Pro gay marriage video mocks Christians + A cyber-threat to Christianity? + Can a movie help Heal America?
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Pro gay marriage video mocks Christians. From The Christian Post : A website in support of gay marriage in Minnesota has come out with a new vulgar video in which actors mock and slander Christians and even show two young boys kissing each other. The purpose of the website F**H8.com is to raise money for Minnesot ...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is supposed to be a Catholic, yet he celebrated the passage of a same-sex marriage bill in his state. At the press conference after the signing he expressed the hope that same-sex marriage in New York would be the beginning of a "progressive" movement across America. Andrew Cuomo is destined to become the Ted Kennedy of the next generation unle ...
The 100th birthday of cartoonist Al Capp, has come and gone, ignored by the hundreds of newspapers that used to carry his satirical daily comic strip “Li’l Abner.” In today’s politically correct environment, Capp’s centennial quite a few months ago didn’t rate mention since he was a iconoclast who mercilessly made fun of such popular heroes as Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson and Tedd ...
Most Americans want things to get better in our nation. We want the economy to flourish. We want the government to be solvent. We want affordable, excellent medical care. We want clean energy. We want all of these things . . . but don't want to have to incur any personal cost or inconvenience to get them. Surely, somebody else has to pay. "Fix it," we say, "but not in my back yard!" We are sufferi ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.