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April 2009 Archives

The other day I discovered the best pick-me-up-to-beat-the-work-week-blues ever. The news that put a smile on my face was that Christian rocker Ashley Cleveland has finally announced the official release date of her new album “God Don’t Never Change.” While […]

I see Esquire’s beloved writer A.J. Jacobs as a stunt man of a certain sort: he picks a crazy project with a beguiling, humorous hook–one of my favorites was when he “outsourced” his life to India, including arguments with his […]

Things that make you go “Ewww.” Reality TV dad and alleged philanderer, Jon Gosselin of TLC’s “Jon & Kate Plus 8” is getting sleazier by the day. As I mentioned back in March, Gosselin was reportedly crashing college parties, getting […]

With “Britain’s Got Talent” turning Susan Boyle into an international household name overnight, I have been thinking a lot about other great underdogs, real and fictional, that have captured my heart and mind over the years. As a society we […]

In the world of music and pop culture, the question “Is Tupac really dead?” will generate as many answers and explainations as “Is there a God?” and “What’s the meaning of life?” Everyone has an opinion. According to media reports […]

In this funny clip from “Family Guy” Meg, who is sick in bed with the mumps, watches evangelical Christian actor Kirk Cameron talk about God.Check out our video interview with Kirk Cameron.

CNN recently invited its I-reporters to opine on the greatest baseball movie of all time to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of “Field of Dreams” and “Major League.” At least one of those two is a must for your DVD collection. […]

Wynonna Judd is celebrating her 25th anniversary in the music industry. She released a new CD called “Sing: Chapter 1” in February, which includes cover songs from some of her favorites including Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” […]

If you’re a consumer of media and you’ve never met a Jew in real life, you’re likely to think all Jewish women are superficial busybodies with New York accents or yiddishe mommas trying to match up their daughters with single […]

There’s a new book out that may provide some of the most compelling reading in years for those who are interesting in spirituality, pop culture, and faith-based television. “The Last TV Evangelist” is authored by Phil Cooke, a veteran producer […]

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