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October 2009 Archives

Michael Moore, the film-maker, for “Catholic of the Year?” That is exactly the nomination currently being put forward by Anthony Stevens-Arroyo in Newsweek’s “On Faith.” Before you form your opinion, some points he makes are worth considering. “‘Capitalism: A Love […]

Are we all vampires? And what do vampires have to do with “Mad Men”?

Earlier this year, Spike Lee called Tyler Perry’s work, “coonery and buffoonery”. Lee, a veteran in the industry, believes that we must want more for ourselves in terms of the black entertainment we support and supporting Perry is supporting an […]

Marriage, the death of a parent, the birth of a child: we here at Beliefnet pride ourselves on knowing what brings people back to a faith they’ve long ignored or to discover one they never had. But Jon Gosselin has […]

Scary movies aren’t just for boys. A few suggestions for some femme-friendly Halloween viewing.

A big shout out to Idol Chatter blogger and resident vampire fanatic Donna Freitas who was recently interviewed by two newspapers about the evolution of the fanged creatures. In the Michigan-based newsletter The Macomb Daily she spoke about how vampires […]

I had the chance to see “This is It” in Los Angeles this week. And I’m still trying to figure out how I feel about it. It seems like just a little while ago that I was watching news stories […]

A few surprising DVD picks to watch this Halloween.

Kanye West has found God. Okay, that’s not entirely accurate. Kanye West is searching for God. Or some inner peace. News broke last week that the 32-year old VMA stage crasher was heading to India to spend a month in […]

You can’t watch as much offensive television as Catholic League president Bill Donahue does without becoming a bit of a connoisseur. But a TV critic? Faced with the latest provocation from Larry David–in Sunday’s episode of the “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” […]