Bristol promises to cover up on “Dancing with the Stars”.
Bristol promises to cover up on “Dancing with the Stars”.
This post brings with it a bit of pop culture social commentary and I’m curious as to your opinion of the following: USA Today and usatoday.com should launch the Celebrity Love Index. What? Well, for quite a while now, USA […]
Will late-in-life singing phenom Susan Boyle bring tears to the Pope’s eyes, just like she’s done for so many millions the world over? We will soon find out, since Boyle is set to “to sing her signature song” as Time […]
My thoughts on last night’s Emmys.
I’ve posted (ranted?) before in this space about the ridiculous stuff that passes for “news” and/or “features” reported in and about our culture. I saw another wasted news item this week regarding Paris Hilton and her drug arrest. Really, who […]
I remember one of my favorite things to do with my granddad–I’d climb up into one of his big chairs and we’d watch Hawaii Five-0 together, looking forward to some new way in which Steve McGarrett and his team would […]
The fine line between talk show host, newsman, media commentator, pop culture icon and spiritual leader has rarely become more cluttered than during the performance of Glenn Beck at the Washington, D.C. “Restoring Honor” event. “Something beyond imagination is happening,” […]
By Amy & Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture Passionistas This week a movie star prepares to break her long silence for a good cause, a “Choir” goes to Royal Albert Hall, and a rock star tribute benefits War Torn Countries. Here […]
If I told you I watched a concert with a hip guy wearing a sequined covered suit with a band full of old white guys in matching dress–crooning in their version of a rockabilly style–you’d probably think I had bought […]
Rob Reiner has a new family-friendly movie in theaters.
Anne Rice further tries to explain why she is distancing herself from Christianity.
Unless you live under a rock, you are aware that Lindsay Lohan has had more than her share of troubles in the last few years and there have been a number of moments already when folks have speculated she is […]
Oh. My. Word. Have you seen this upcoming Rolling Stone cover for September? That magazine drives me nuts because of the way it portrays young women (often teen) pop stars–almost without exception–either naked, or almost naked, while (almost) never asking […]
By Amy & Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture Passionistas This week a charitable rocker gets a town named after him, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” gives back, and John Lennon sends some posthumous advice. Here are this week’s most inspirational […]
Here is an interview with Christian director Dallas Jenkins about his latest film.
I write a lot about unplugging from technology and in particular, from the web here on Idol Chatter–from internet sabbaths to giving it all up for Lent. So I was particularly interested by this recent New York Times feature on […]
Pop phenom Katy Perry’s evangelical Christian background is infamous at this point, since it seems to contradict her conduct, choice of attire, and all around image. So I suppose it comes as no surprise that she’s the cover story of […]
Well, at least since ‘Julie & Julia.’ I made it a point not to read the critics’ reviews of the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s smash hit memoir, “Eat, Pray, Love,” starring the always wonderful Julia Roberts–I wanted to enjoy […]
When you’re James Cameron, director of Avatar, how do you spend your birthday? If you said, “submerging yourself beneath a Russian lake,” you’re correct!
By Amy & Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture Passionistas This week celebrities a rapper got swabbed, some “Real Housewives” showed they have heart, and a talk show legend made some big donations (posthumously). Here are this week’s most inspirational pop culture […]
Neal McDonough is developing a new series.
Robert Duvall discusses his latest film and how it examines faith.
The Teen Choice Awards were last night, and perhaps unsurprisingly so, it was pretty much all vampires, all the time, getting the love from teen voters. Most especially, everything Twilight related (Twilight garnered 12 awards!), but also ‘Vampire Diaries’ too. […]
Patricia Neal died Sunday after a long illness.
Books about happiness, talk of our happiness quotient and level and how to be happy is all the rage these days. And what, with the film adaptation of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ coming out on Friday, featuring Elizabeth Gilbert’s fantasy road […]
By Amy & Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture Passionistas This week celebrities Tweeted to save lives, Superman stopped a foreclosure, and a TV funnyman battled a serious case. Here are this week’s most inspirational pop culture moments. Stars Twitter to Save […]
By Zoe Ferraris, author of the new novel “City of Veils” I sometimes think Islam is all about the rules. When I lived in Saudi Arabia, I discovered that there are rules for everything. How to tuck your feet when […]
The new stars of our pop culture are not coming from the typical places, whether that be movies, music, television or somewhere else. No, they’re coming from another place and being talked about everywhere from the tabloids to the tube […]
On August 10th, the inspiring story “Letters to God” will be released on DVD from Possibility Pictures and Vivendi Entertainment. Inspired by a true story, the film tells the story of a young boy who faced a daily battle against […]
James is Back
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Meet Rose Arvale of "The Messengers"
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Academy Award Nominated Film Unbroken Releases on DVD
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Self/Less: 'God Created Man, Man Created Immortality'
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The New Trailer for CW’s ‘The Messengers’ Is Here, And It’s Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen
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