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Watch Clip: ‘Happy-Go-Lucky’

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Poppy, a single 30-something who lives in London, is lovably eccentric in the new movie “Happy-Go-Lucky.” But her life begins to change when she embarks on a series of adventures, beginning with lessons from a vivacious and outgoing flamenco teacher. […]

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Watch Video: Behind the Scenes of ‘Billy: The Early Years’

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One of the most anticipated religious movies in years is “Billy: The Early Years,” which traces the history of one of America’s most beloved pastors. In this video, meet the producers and writers who brought the story to life and […]

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Watch Trailer: ‘Billy: The Early Years’

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You already know that Billy Graham is one of the most respected preachers in America. Now, in this long-awaited biopic, you can see him as a young seminarian, courting his wife Ruth, and making his sermons. embedVideo(1819751462);

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Watch Clip: ‘Fireproof’

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Despite being a low-key Christian-themed drama, the movie “Fireproof” finished in an impressive fourth place at the box office this weekend. Watch a clip from the movie, where a firefighter (Kirk Cameron) talks to one of his coworkers about strengthening […]

Watch Video: The Phenomenon of ‘High School Musical’

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Admit it–you love “High School Musical.” In this video, get a behind the scenes peek of the hugely popular movie series, featuring interviews with cast members, producers, directors, and others who helped create the “HSM” franchise. embedVideo(1805534718);

Exclusive ‘Religulous’ Clip: The Confessional

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In Bill Maher’s new movie “Religulous” he travels around the country to find out what makes people believe in religion. In this clip, the lapsed Catholic heads to confession for the first time in 40 years to confess to the […]

Watch Trailer: ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year’

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Have you missed Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, and the rest of the ‘High School Musical’ gang? Well, they’re back and moving to the silver screen for the third installment of the huge hit franchise. Check out the trailer below and get […]

Watch Clip: ‘Miracle at St. Anna’

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Directed by Spike Lee and written by James McBride, “Miracle at St. Anna,” which hits theaters on September 26, tells the true story of four African-American soldiers who risk their lives to save a young Italian boy during World War […]

Watch Trailer: ‘Soul Men’

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If not for the fact that two of its stars, Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac, passed away shortly after completing the film, “Soul Men” would stand as a funny buddy comedy about an R&B duo (Mac and Samuel L. Jackson) […]

Watch Clip: ‘The Banana Splits’

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Do you feel there’s not enough wholesome kids’ entertainment on TV these days? Have no fear–‘The Banana Splits’ is full of cute, funny jokes and songs that will entertain your little ones and not drive you crazy. embedVideo(1799063618);

Watch Trailer: ‘Ghost Town’

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Ricky Gervais, who made me laugh uncontrollably as the star of UK shows “The Office” and “Extras,” stars in this movie as a misanthropic, grumpy man whose life is changed forever when he develops an ability to communicate with ghosts. […]

Watch Clip: ‘Religulous’

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The title of Bill Maher’s controversial new documentary, “Religulous,” comes from combining the words “religious” and “ridiculous,” so it’s pretty clear where he stands on the issue of faith. In this clip, he quizzes a Senator who says he doesn’t […]

Comedian John Oliver Talks Apocalyptic Books

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I love British comedian John Oliver on ‘The Daily Show’–he’s just the right mix of biting and dry humor. Now, in a video for Jbooks.com, Oliver hosts a “Literature Rodeo.” In this segment, he traces the history of Apocalyptic books, […]

Are You a ‘Twilight’ Addict?

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From the mall to the multiplex to the New York Times best-seller list, Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” books are a huge phenomenon. Are you a “Twilight” fan? How do you think the books measure up to that other series, “Harry Potter”? […]

Watch Trailer: ‘The Longshots’

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In “The Longshots, which hits theaters August 22, Ice Cube plays a man who steps into the father role for his teenage niece, only to find that she has what it takes to become the first girl on her high […]

Watch Trailer: ‘Fireproof’

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In Kirk Cameron’s new movie, “Fireproof,” he plays a hero firefighter who finds his relationship with his wife is more difficult to save than the people he pulls out of burning buildings. With a little help from his dad and […]

Watch Trailer: ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2′

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The girls from the hit “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” are back for one more summer. America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, and Amber Tamblyn play four friends whose bond–and a pair of pants–keep them connected even as they graduate […]

Quoted: Naomi Campbell Talks Religion

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In a brief interview with the UK’s Daily Mirror, embattled supermodel Naomi Campbell got in a dig at Madonna and her faith, Kabbalah. Naomi said: I knew about Kabbalah before Madonna got involved. Kabbalah is not a religion, it’s a […]

James Van Praagh, Catholic Medium?

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James Van Praagh is America’s most famous medium. He regularly appears on talk shows to help people–famous and nonfamous alike–communicate with loved ones from beyond the grave. Cher once asked him to help her contact Sonny Bono. His new book, […]

Watch Trailer: ‘Let It Out’

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Are you excited about the Beijing Olympics? Get yourself ready to watch the 2008 games by reliving some of the most inspiring moments of Olympics past. For the documentary “Let It Out: The Movie” Kleenex traveled around the country asking […]

Watch Trailer: ‘The Dark Knight’

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“The Dark Knight,” sequel to “Batman Begins,” opens this weekend. Featuring the final performance by the late Heath Ledger as the Joker, the movie is by far the most anticipated of the year and has already started selling out tickets […]

Watch Clip: ‘Hellboy 2: The Golden Army’

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The sequel to the blockbuster hit, “Hellboy 2: The Golden Army” stars Selma Blair, Doug Jones, and Ron Perlman as the titular hero. Directed by “Pan’s Labyrinth” director Guillermo Del Toro, the movie looks as artistic as it is thrilling. […]

More on Madonna, A-Rod, and Kabbalah

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As Idol Chatter reported last week, Madonna and her husband Guy Richie have been undergoing Kabbalah marriage counseling in New York. Now, it seems there’s more to the story. Rumors have been swirling that Madonna is having an affair with […]

Is Will Smith a Scientologist?

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Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith recently announced plans to open a private school in Calabasas, California, just outside of Los Angeles. New Village Academy is scheduled to open in September, and while the couple may have funded […]

Check Out These Cool Multifaith T-Shirts

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It’s summer, which means weather for shorts, T-shirts, and flip-flops. If you want to inject a little spiritual humor into your summer wardrobe, check out this gallery of fun faith-inspired T-shirts.

Heidi Montag, Christian Music Wannabe

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Heidi Montag, one of the “famous for being famous” talentless starlets Hollywood grinds out at an alarming pace these days, is certainly not letting any of her fifteen minutes go to waste. The “Hills” villainess, whose relationship with Spencer Pratt […]

“The Wackness”: Growing Up too Fast?

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By Craig Detweiler After Disney struggled to control the innocent image of Miley Cyrus, now Nickelodeon must contend with their teenage star of “Drake & Josh” playing a drug dealer in the hip-hop drama, “The Wackness” (opening this weekend). After […]

Kathie Lee Disses Pagans on “Today Show”

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Kathie Lee Gifford is back on TV, hosting the fourth hour of NBC’s mammoth hit “Today Show.” This week, she’s been asking audience members trivia questions about marriage and weddings. One of the questions was about why people traditionally wear […]

Alec Baldwin, Secretly a Jew?

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Alec Baldwin is hilarious on ’30 Rock,’ and it turns out he’s pretty funny in real life too. In this video, Catholic-raised Alec tells The Jewish Channel (while at a party for Jewish restaurant/institution Barney Greengrass) that he’s the non-Jewish […]

Trailer: ‘Henry Poole is Here’

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In the upcoming movie “Henry Poole is Here,” a bitter, disaffected man named Henry (played by “Old School” star Luke Wilson) gets a new chance at life when pilgrims begin flocking to his home to see an outline of Jesus’ […]

Tell Us What You Think!

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The upcoming FoxFaith feature Moondance Alexander is all about figuring out God’s plan for your life. If you have a great story to tell us about a time when you understood God’s plan for you, tell us about it and […]

George Carlin Rants on Religion

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George Carlin, who died yesterday at the age of 71, was never one to shy away from controversial topics. One of his favorite targets was religion, as evidenced in this clip. Even though I didn’t always agree with what he […]

Celebrities and Mental Health

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Therese Borchard writes Beyond Blue, a sister Beliefnet blog about spirituality and depression. She recently wrote two celebrity-related posts that perked up our ears over here at Idol Chatter. First, she weighed in on the growing controversy surrounding TV therapist […]

Watch Trailer: ‘Religulous’

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Bill Maher’s upcoming documentary, “Religulous,” features the comedian, pundit, and atheist trying to figure out what makes people believe in God. Whether you find it offensive or hilarious, the movie is bound to get people talking. Check out the clip […]

Hulk Hogan Talks God on ‘Larry King Live’

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2008 has not been kind to Hulk Hogan. His 17-year-old son Nick was racing his car when he caused an accident, crashing into a tree and putting his friend and passenger, John Graziano, into a vegetative state. Since then, Hogan […]

This Weekend’s Pop Culture Happenings

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Do you spend Friday afternoons wondering where the week went and simultaneously trying to make plans for the weekend? You’re not the only one. Beliefnet’s handy entertainment calendar gives you the scoop on the weekend’s best new movies, TV shows, […]

Watch Video: ‘Sex and the City’ Movie Featurette

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After several years off, the “Sex and the City” crew is back and better than ever. In this behind-the-scenes featurette, you’ll get the inside scoop on the cast, the clothes, and the characters you know and love. embedVideo(1577898357);

‘Idol’ Ends on a High Note

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Having been a David Cook supporter all season, I was biting my nails a lot during last night’s two hour “American Idol” finale. There were some great moments (Brooke White dueting with Graham Nash, Jason Castro reprising his lovely performance […]

Humor and Inspiration on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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I love “Dancing with the Stars”–it’s a fun, frothy show that always ends up surprising me with some genuinely inspiring and touching moments. This year, my sentimental favorite was Marlee Matlin–the deaf Oscar-winning actress was completely undaunted by the task […]

Watch Video: ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’

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The most anticipated movie of the summer hits theaters on Thursday. Get ready for Indy-mania by viewing this clip. And then when you’re done, try taking our quiz to see how much you know about spirituality in the Indy flicks.

Who Should Win ‘American Idol’?

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After a season full of forgotten lyrics, horrible auditions, restarted songs, and more, “American Idol 7″ is down to two contestants: David Cook and David Archuleta. Cook, 25, is a Missouri native who has played in rock bands and nailed […]

Who Are the Most Memorable Christians on Reality TV?

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Check out our hot off the press list of Reality TV’s most memorable Christians. Do you agree with our selections? Disagree? Think we’re totally crazy? Leave your comments below. We want to know what you think!

‘Baghdad Twist': One Family’s Story of Love and Loss in Iraq

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This week at the Tribeca Film Festival, I attended the premiere of Canadian filmmaker Joe Balass’ short film, “Baghdad Twist.” The movie tells the story of Balass’ family, Iraqi Jews who were forced to leave the country after the revolution […]

Did James McAvoy Miss His Calling?

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Scottish heartthrob actor James McAvoy has quickly become one of Hollywood’s biggest rising stars, with roles in “The Last King of Scotland,” “Atonement,” and “The Chronicles of Narnia.” However, had he made a different career choice, the screen might have […]

Clay Aiken, One Woman’s Messiah

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Clay Aiken has been many things. He was an unassuming North Carolina college student, an “American Idol” runner-up, a popular and mega-selling solo artist, a Broadway star, and now… the Messiah? Aiken is currently starring on Broadway in the Monty […]

Was Carly Booted from ‘Idol’ Because of Christians?

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This week on “American Idol,” contestants sang songs from the canon of music theater genius Andrew Lloyd Webber. The field had been narrowed to six contestants, and each worked one on one with Webber to prepare their song. Carly Smithson, […]

Watch Trailer: ‘The Life Before Her Eyes’

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Have you ever wished you could change the future? Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood star in this edge-of-your-seat thriller about how making a single choice can alter your fate. Watch the trailer below. embedVideo(1515771671);

Annie Lennox Inspires on ‘Idol Gives Back’

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Last night’s two and a half hour long celebrity installment of “Idol Gives Back” ranged from the bizarre (Teri Hatcher?) to the popular-but-not-inspirational (Fergie) to the truly meaningful. British singer Annie Lennox was one of the few celebrities who seemed […]

Our Favorite Performances from ‘Idol Gives Back’

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Last night the actual Idols performed on ‘Idol Gives Back’ (tonight is when the celebrities perform, and Thursday is eliminations–whew!). The theme, as it was last year for the charity show, was “inspirational songs.” Here are my two favorite performances […]

Listen to John Shannon’s ‘Somewhere’

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You may not have heard of John Shannon, but you will soon. The soulful singer-songwriter just released his debut album, “American Mystic.” Many of the songs on the album were inspired by Shannon’s experiences at a meditation retreat in the […]

Movie Trailer: ‘The Visitor’

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In the movie “The Visitor,” opening this weekend, a depressed college professor (Richard Jenkins) discovers that a young immigrant couple has illegally moved into his New York City apartment. Rather than turn them away, he befriends them, a decision that […]

Top 10 ‘American Idol’ Performances Ever

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I know Season 7 is still in high gear, but the last few weeks of the show have gotten me thinking about the best of the best. Here are my top ten “Idol” performances of all time. 10. Brooke White, […]

Chakra Cleansing on ‘Rock of Love’

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“Rock of Love,” VH1’s “The Bachelor”-style dating show starring ’80s glam rock band Poison’s lead singer Bret Michaels, is my favorite guilty pleasure TV show. That said, I never thought I would have a reason to write about it on […]

Political Lines Cross on Facebook

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The ubiquitous social networking website, Facebook, has recently gotten some negative press. Users who live in the disputed West Bank were upset to discover that Facebook’s software (which can identify a user’s location by their town name or zip code) […]

Juno, Meet “Jewno”

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Did you see the movie “Juno” (the Oscar-nominated film about a pregnant teenager) and wonder in the back of your head how the movie would have been different if the title character had been Jewish? Well, wonder no more. This […]

Praying to Save Britney

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Most of us are on Britney Spears Information Overload these days, and Idol Chatter is no exception. Some people simply turn off the TV when they hear the troubled star’s name mentioned. But some have gone one step further–rather than […]

Sister Nicole Kidman?

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The new Andrew Morton book about Tom Cruise has mostly gotten attention for its controversial claims about Cruise’s Scientologist beliefs. However, the book also sheds light on the beliefs of Cruise’s ex-wife, actress Nicole Kidman. The book alleges that when […]

Five Questions for… Carmen Rasmusen

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Carmen Rasmusen finished in the Top 6 on the second season of “American Idol.” A devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, she and her values sometimes clashed with the expected behavior of a pop singer. […]

Mischa Barton–Praying for Forgiveness, or Forgetfulness?

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I believe the term “Celebrity Apology Tour” was coined after Hugh Grant went on every TV show possible to try and repair his image following his arrest for soliciting a prostitute. However, with most TV shows on hiatus or slowly […]

Spirituality on “Survivor” Finale

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At the beginning of “Survivor: China,” Todd Herzog was one of the most talked-about contestants on the show. Todd, a flight attendant from Utah, identified himself as a gay Mormon, which is a bit of a contradiction, considering that the […]

Attention All Jedis: Stop Praying for Harrison Ford

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The phrase “cult of celebrity” didn’t come out of nowhere. It’s not uncommon for people to worship celebrities they way they worship deities. One such celebrity is megastar actor Harrison Ford, who has starred in films like “American Graffiti,” “Air […]

Salma Hayek Thanks God for Her Body

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Salma Hayek is one of the most beautiful women in the world. The Mexican-born actress has showed off her famous curves in movies like “Bandidas” and “From Dusk Til Dawn”. But is her fantastic figure the result of genes? Or […]

Marie Osmond’s Biblical Inspiration

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“Dancing with the Stars” has had a pretty rough season. Contestant Jane Seymour’s mother passed away, then Seymour came down with food poisoning. Scheduled singing guests Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan had to reschedule their performances because of deaths in […]

Top 10 Mormons in Entertainment

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Though Mormonism is the fastest-growing religion in America, Hollywood doesn’t quite represent the rest of the country. Still, there are some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints among Tinseltown’s power players. Whether they’re converts to the […]

Rosanne Cash Facing Health Crisis

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The AP broke news today that musician Rosanne Cash will be undergoing brain surgery. Rosanne, daughter of Johnny Cash and stepdaughter of June Carter Cash, is a great singer and songwriter in her own right and has spent the past […]

Israel Houghton’s ‘Deeper Level’

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Occasional Idol Chatter contributor Nicole Symmonds has a great interview with Christian singer Israel Houghton. To prepare for the release of his new album, “A Deeper Level,” Houghton prayed, fasted, and connected with God. Click here for the interview.

Bobby Brown Goes to Church

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First Paris Hilton. Then Michael Vick. Now Bobby Brown. It seems that whenever a celebrity has been getting some bad press, they start finding religion, leaving everyone to wonder if it’s a real revelation or just another PR stunt. Bobby […]

Meet Todd, ‘Survivor’s’ Gay Mormon

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Now in its 20th season (can you believe it?) on CBS, “Survivor” still has some tricks up its sleeve. This season, the show is set in China, and incorporates many new twists like a “kidnapping” stunt. However, some habits die […]

In Memoriam: Ashley Perrin

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Ashley Perrin was involved in what’s safe to call the most-talked-about-ever episode of “Trading Spouses.” On the show, two families switch moms for a week and agree to go along with the new mom’s rules. For maximum drama, the families […]

Check Out Jenna Bush on ’20/20′

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Presidential daughter Jenna Bush will be interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “20/20″ this Friday night. It’s nice to see that Jenna isn’t following the pattern of famous-because-of-who-their-parents-are celebrities like Paris Hilton and Kimberly Stewart. Instead of being photographed at […]

Big Brother’s Amber Tries to Make Amends

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This past weekend was the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the day of atonement. It was also the week that CBS’ trainwreckier-by-the-minute reality show “Big Brother” concluded. Coincidence? I don’t think so. Previously on Idol Chatter, I joined the many […]

Sherri Shepherd’s ‘View’ on Evolution, Flat Earth?

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If Barbara Walters wanted to get publicity when she hired two new cohosts this month, she sure got her wish. New hosts Whoopi Goldberg and

Janine Turner Introduces Christian Yoga

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I always wondered what became of Janine Turner, who was the female lead on the late, great sitcom “Northern Exposure.” Well, my question has finally been answered–she’s been directing short films, recording Christian music, and making Christian yoga videos. Wait, […]

Has Michael Vick Found God?

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You can’t escape from Michael Vick in the media these days. Since initial allegations rose a few months ago accusing the Atlanta Falcolns quaterback of participating in dogfighting. Now the state of Georgia is pressing criminal charges, and the NFL […]

Attention ‘Lost’ Fans!

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If you’re a “Lost” junkie like me, you’re probably wondering how on earth you can possibly hold out until the next season begins in February. Fear not–you can join Beliefnet’s new dialogue group to talk about religious themes on our […]

‘Big Brother’s’ Big Racist Contestant

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There are two kinds of reality shows: One where the contestants have to have some kind of talent or skill (“Top Chef,” “Project Runway,” “American Idol”), and one where participants are just chosen based on looks or personality (“The Real […]

That’s Rev. Tori Spelling to You

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Tori Spelling has had a lot of roles, from Donna Martin on “Beverly Hills, 90210″ to whatever that girl’s name was in the trashtastic Lifetime movie “Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?”. In real life, she’s had just as diverse […]

What is the Legacy of ‘7th Heaven’

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This past Sunday the CW aired the series finale of “7th Heaven,” one of the most successful family dramas in history. At some point, any show that runs a long time runs the risk of veering into soap opera territory. […]

‘Road Rules': Christian Girl Loses Her Religion

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I love bad TV. And what’s worse than MTV’s “The Real World/Road Rules Challenge,” which combines three bad TV staples (“The Real World,” “Road Rules,” and people doing idiotic stunts for prizes) into one frothy package? The Challenge also has […]

Who has Bad Karma? Paris Hilton, or Us?

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Over the weekend, I logged onto one of my favorite websites, Go Fug Yourself, to get their take on the most important celebutante-related gossip of the weekend: Paris Hilton being sentenced to 45 days in jail. Sure enough, their top […]

‘American Idol': No Faith in Sanjaya

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Pairs of hands all over the country were clasped in prayer last night. “Thank you, God,” said thousands of mouths, exalting their voices to the divine. Were they thanking Him for good weather, for providing food, or for curing a […]

Choose Your Religion: Spin the Wheel!

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Two of my favorite things are spirituality and kitsch. That’s why I love coming across something like the Choose Your Religion Wheel. It’s a brightly colored cardboard wheel with different religions written around the outside. Pointing the dial on a […]

‘7th Heaven': Goodbye, Again

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I remember watching the finale of “7th Heaven.” Even though I hadn’t been following the show since most of the Camden kids moved out and a string of random houseguests filtered through, I felt enough of a loyalty to tune […]

American Idol: Sanjaya’s “Lucky Hair”

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Sanjaya Malakar, the 17-year-old American Idol finalist, has had a rough couple of weeks. His singing has been eviscerated by the judges, and he’s being criticized for remaining on the show when other, more talented singers have gotten the boot […]

Have You Had a Plague Today?

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Some people send their friends e-cards. Some people send their friends plagues. Wait … what? If you’re like me, you’ve seen the recent spate of ads for upcoming horror movie “The Reaping” starring Hilary Swank and featuring the tagline “What […]

Losing Locke on ‘Lost’

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Nearly 24 hours later, I am still thinking about last night’s episode of “Lost.” It’s official: My favorite show is back. After a rocky mini-season, I was almost ready to give up for good, but this particular string of great […]

‘The Apprentice': God is Not in the Details

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I love to hate “The Apprentice.” While the first season of the show was actually kind of good and taught legitimate lessons about business, the show has devolved into something beyond caricature. This season takes place in Los Angeles, because […]

American Idol’s Chris Sligh: Christian or Coy?

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Curly-haired Chris Sligh is one of the contestants to watch this year on American Idol. In the short time we’ve known him, he’s already managed to annoy Simon Cowell more than once, and he’s had multiple opportunities to show off […]

Sayid: The Real Leader of ‘Lost’

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As a diehard “Lost” fan (and a diehard Jack hater), I’m always thrilled for an episode based around Sayid. As a former member of Iraq’s Republican Guard, he knows way more about technology, strategy, and well, everything, than Jack. I’ve […]

‘The Real World’ Gets Ugly

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A few weeks ago, Nicole, my fellow Idol Chatter-er, blogged about the premiere of “The Real World Denver.” Specifically, she wrote about the clash between housemates Stephen and Davis, both Christians. Davis announced he was gay and criticized Stephen’s anti-homosexuality […]

Evolution on “South Park”

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“South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker seem to live by Abbie Hoffman’s famous saying that “sacred cow makes the tastiest hamburger.” Last night’s episode featured the controversial topic of teaching evolution in public schools. The kids’ teacher, Ms. […]

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