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December 2013 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. MERRY CHRISTMAS! I’m resting up and regrouping with the family until Jan. 5th. Thanks to all who support this blog — whether through assisting with content or distribution or […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. No ducking this controversy. It seems like everyone, including over a million Facebook users, is weighing in on A&E‘s decision to suspect Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson following perceived anti-gay […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Separating truth from media spin. By now you know that Time Magazine has snubbed me once again and named Pope Francis as it 2013 Person of the Year. In explaining […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Why Drew Waters can so relate to his role as Red Stevens. I gave The Ultimate Life a good review when it opened in theaters earlier this year. Now, […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Finding Christmas airs tonight (12/15) @ 8:00 PM ET on The Hallmark Channel. Synopsis (from The Hallmark Channel website): Single mother Ryan (Tricia Helfer) has just about given up […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Marrying UP. UP TV, which bills itself as “America’s Christmas Channel,” presents the world-premiere film Marry Me for Christmas tonight (12/14) at 7:00 PM ET with encores at 9:00 […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Catholics suddenly hot in the media. On Monday, I published an interview with Alyssa Bormes, author of a new book called The Catechism of Hockey. The very next day […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Two faith-themed films are out on DVD today (12/10), both worth catching. Angels Sing Synopsis (from the film’s website): Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Michael Walker, who, as a […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Catholicism and hockey? Alyssa Bormes,  author of the interesting new book The Catechism of Hockey, has made it her goal to highlight the metaphysical connections between the practice of the […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Guess Who’s Coming to Christmas airs tonight (12/8) @ 7:00 PM (ET) on UP. Synopsis (from the UP website): Jaded rock star Dax (Drew Lachey) is found by New […]