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August 2008 Archives

CW: ‘Of Course We’ll Screen 90210 for Advertisers’

posted by Esther Kustanowitz

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 […]

Manufactured Muslim Outrage Over ‘The Jewel of Medina’

posted by dali

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 […]

No-Go on ‘Covered Girls': Priest Calls off Nun Beauty Contest

posted by Ellen Leventry

Nuns, Father Antonio Rungi, Beauty Contest, Catholic Church

Is Buffy Turning Girls into Witches?

posted by Donna Freitas

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, […]


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