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August 2008 Archives

Wow. If you ever read my posts you already know that I have a thing for vampires–be they from “Buffy,” “Twilight,” or the old school “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” variety. But it appears that HBO is as excited about vampires as […]

Two of the most enduring and integrous Christian musicians of the last two decades are teaming up for what will no doubt be an inspiring and entertaining tour. And if your Christian faith is important to you, this will likely […]

When Richard Dutcher wrote and directed “God’s Army,” a 2001 movie about the struggles of idealistic LDS missionaries negotiating the reality of Los Angeles, he instantly became a Mormon hero. Dubbed “the father of modern Latter-day Saint cinema” after the […]

Some students–and teachers–have already been forced to give up their fun in the sun and others will be forced back into the world of textbooks and tests next week. (On the other hand, the cheers you are hearing are from […]

Despite initial reports, the CW will offer a glimpse of the new ‘90210’ to potential advertisers: While the CW will not make promotional discs containing individual episodes (also known as “screeners”) of its teen drama available to critics or media […]

It wasn’t big news, but it was making headlines in the publishing world when a new book called “The Jewel of Medina” about Aisha, the last wife of The Prophet Muhammad, hit the stands and stoked some controversy–not because of […]

Nuns, Father Antonio Rungi, Beauty Contest, Catholic Church

We heard about it with Harry Potter in spades: that J.K. Rowling’s beloved series about witches and wizards would somehow corrupt the minds and religious practices of youth all over the world. We heard about it with Philip Pullman, too, […]

In this hilarious montage of clips from an episode of “The Office,” Dwight, played by Rainn Wilson, uses the Amish technique of shunning (other religions have versions of shunning as well), against a co-worker, Andy. Watch the video below.

As you may have already heard from Gospel Soundcheck blogger Joanne Brokaw, pastor and Planetshakers band member Michael Guglielmucci, recently confessed to lying about battling terminal leukemia, duping his congregation, fans, and most shockingly, his wife and family. According to […]

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