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A Different Kind of Baseball Classic

posted by holly rossi

Tuesday night, I had the pleasure of watching the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Mets 9-4 at Fenway Park. But as much as Boston baseball can feel like a religion, I’d never personally witnessed any warm-fuzzies at the […]

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Did ‘Passion’ Fire You Up the Most?

posted by holly rossi

Entertainment Weekly magazine has announced its list of the 25 most controversial movies of all time, and at the top is Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” chosen for “igniting a culture-war firestorm unrivaled in Hollywood history.” Other films […]

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McKellen Fans the ‘Da Vinci’ Flames

posted by holly rossi

Sir Ian McKellen, who plays historian Sir Leigh Teabing in “The Da Vinci Code,” is not staying out of the fray that swirls around the film. Unlike director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks, who have publically reiterated the line […]

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How to Protest ‘The Da Vinci Code’

posted by holly rossi

Preparations for this Friday’s opening of “The Da Vinci Code” are reaching fever pitch–from eager moviegoers as well as Christians who are angry about the story and its pervasiveness in pop culture. So this begs the question–how should those opposed […]

Faith-Affirming ‘Da Vinci Code’

posted by holly rossi

Is the mega-bestseller “The Da Vinci Code,” a work of fiction, actually influencing the religious beliefs of its readers? Yes, says a new survey released today by pollster George Barna–but not in the way many traditional Christians fear. The poll […]

‘7th Heaven’ Back from the Dead?

posted by holly rossi

It seems that “7th Heaven” may have nine lives. CNN reported today that the series, which had its much-touted finale last week, may return for an 11th season on the new CW network this fall. Fans of the show will, […]

The Online Da Vinci Debate

posted by holly rossi

Getting dizzy trying to navigate the myriad Christian websites that make the case against “The Da Vinci Code?” Fear not, I’m here to guide you. Some websites are simple and straightforward Q&As with Bible scholars and experts, like Amy Welborn’s […]

“Earl” Goes Spiritual

posted by holly rossi

NBC’s “My Name is Earl” is predicated on the spiritual idea of karma–and while it may fall somewhat short of the concept’s traditional Hindu meaning, Earl has doggedly tried, week after week, to right all the wrongs he’d done in […]

Greetings to the Rest of Us!

posted by holly rossi

As if I even need to remind you…. today is Festivus! The fictional holiday made famous by Jerry Stiller’s character Frank Costanza in a 1997 episode of “Seinfeld” is–yes is–observed nationwide by many who crave “a Festivus for the rest […]

Randal Trumps His Own Values

posted by holly rossi

Randal, who was hired by Donald Trump on last night’s finale of the fourth season of NBC’s <a href="The Apprentice, acted like a sore winner, upsetting viewers who have been in his corner all season long. The highly-educated, kind-hearted, tall […]

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n5A6ZCXuis[/youtube]Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late Whitney Houston, died Sunday at the age of 22. On June 24, the family announced that Bobbi Kristina would be moved to a hospice facility ...

posted 9:47:31am Jul. 27, 2015 | read full post »

“The Great” Hope Hits Theaters Today
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11tsR0kI1ZQ&feature=youtu.be Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy “The Great” Hope, a junior middleweight boxing champion in “Southpaw.” Hope had all the riches he could dream of--a solid family and a ...

posted 10:20:53am Jul. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Becky Hammon Makes History Again
Becky Hammon made history again on Monday by becoming the first female coach to win a NBA Summer League Title, as she led the San Antonio Spurs to a championship victory at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League Championship. The Spurs first game ...

posted 8:08:40am Jul. 22, 2015 | read full post »

Caitlyn Jenner Receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sznBIipVekU[/youtube] The 2015 ESPY Awards recognized Caitlyn Jenner with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The award is a sports-oriented award, but is not limited to sports-related people or actions, ...

posted 9:26:34am Jul. 16, 2015 | read full post »

So Long, FAO Schwarz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Yu62StlsMY   FAO Schwarz was once the most prestigious toy store in the nation will close its flagship store July, 15 on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue.  Many of us remember the store from the film ...

posted 9:19:53am Jul. 13, 2015 | read full post »

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