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Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. The Help “blind sides” box office competition. From The Wrap: The phenomenon known as “The Help” could bring another aftershock to the box office this weekend: The […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Ricky Gervais “crucified” on cover of New Humanist Magazine. From The Christian Post: The September/October issue of the magazine features Gervais shirtless, but in jeans, holding a […]

Bill Reilly, recently left his creative post at the multi-faith production group Odyssey Networks after a successful 12-year stint , is now busier than ever. I caught up with the creative producer on the phone the other day and, I […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Hard times over for R.J. From The Wrap:  After two seasons, MTV has canceled “The Hard Times of RJ Berger.” The series starred Paul Iacono as an […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. America needs The Mighty Macs. I just attended a screening for the theatrical comedy based on the true story of how, in 1971, coach Cathy Rush  took […]

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 […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Credit Where Credit is Due Dept. From The Daily Caller: Monday, the National Organization for Women (NOW) spoke out against Newsweek’s most recent cover, which features an […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Time to redefine The CW Network?  From The Hollywood Reporter: It’s not like The CW is printing money, most of its shows get beat by cable channels that have […]

Who is Simon Miller?, the family espionage adventure airing tonight on NBC (8:00 PM ET) and the seventh of the Walmart-P&G Family Movie Night series, has been virtually ignored by the mainstream media (almost like they’re afraid to let people […]

A lot is riding on Who is Simon Miller? The TV movie airing this Saturday night (Aug. 6) at 8:00 PM (ET) on NBC (trailer) offers an action-packed tale of a family caught up in international espionage — after mom […]