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Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. 40 years since the debut of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. Here’s star Malcolm McDowell talking about the milestone to The Wrap: “When it first […]

Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Glenn Beck talks about GBTV and his new clothing line (for real!). 2. MSNBC’s Ed Schultz apologizes to conservative radio host Laura Ingraham… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1mQS3zxPF4 …and […]

Actually, I expected to write something a little bit snarky about Oprah’s final show.  While I’ve always liked her and acknowledged the genuine good she has accomplished, I (like many others) was sometimes turned off by the near Oprah worship […]

Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. O nO!  HarOld Camping wrOng. The wOrld tO end tOday! Or maybe I’m just suffering frOm the Onset of EOS (“Empty Oprah SyndrOme”). Check out […]

Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. (Almost) Final thoughts on Harold Camping. From Anthony Sacramone @ First Thoughts (posted on Sunday): With the possible exception of Harold Camping himself, nobody wanted […]

Here are today’s Top 10 items from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. And that’s the way it wasn’t. The world didn’t end on Saturday. Here’s how CBS News reported the non-Apocalypse. 2. Volcanic rupture — but not […]

As the TV network’s conclude their fall schedule announcements, I conclude my week-long fantasy about how I would program the sox major broadcasters (including the thus far-imaginary My Family Network) if it were up to me.  Here goes Part 5 […]

Emboldened Media Matters expands its campaign to control speech. From Hollywood Reporter: Glenn Beck, it turns out, was just a warm-up for Media Matters. This week, the progressive watchdog group launched a campaign targeting all companies that advertise on Beck’s […]

ABC has announced it’s fall schedule.  The new shows (details here) seem to offer some glimmer of hope that the era of TV’s forced edginess is beginning to give way to lighter-hearted, less-nasty fare.  I hope so. Here’s the night-by-night […]

The Fox Broadcast Network unveiled it fall schedule to advertisers yesterday. Read about the shows and view videos here. As I did yesterday with NBC’s fall schedule, I’m indulging my network programmer  fantasy and offering my own out-of-the-box alternative to […]