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“Heroes”: Superpowers are Divine

posted by Donna Freitas

NBC’s fantastic new show “Heroes” finally returned this week after a too-long holiday hiatus, premiering with the episode “Godsend” and leaving viewers with some interesting ideas to ponder: Are the heroes’ special powers gifts from God? At least one of […]

No Awards for the Oscar Campaign Process

posted by Douglas Howe

The Oscars are fun—in fact they’re one of our family’s favorite nights of the year. We have three girls who (along with my wife) love the fashion show, while my son and I mostly laugh at that part while enjoying […]

Hoorah for The State of the Union!

posted by Douglas Howe

Hoorah for the State of the Union! Three Cheers! It’s the best TV I’ve seen in months, and it almost made it worth the pre-empting of Boston Legal! (I said almost.) Cheer #1—Decorum. Our country has rarely been more divided […]

Letters from the Queen: Sunshine Departed from Babel

posted by Esther Kustanowitz

Oscar noms are in, and in the Best Picture category, the big winner is… the concept of being an outsider. Outside your comfort zone, undercover in a dangerous environment, out of place, or in literal exile, these films illustrate that […]

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Couple Alert! ‘It Takes A Church’ Show Makes a Match
The GSN show, 'It Takes a Church,' confirms that love matches are possible. Bachelor and business owner Randy Phillips opened his heart to the members of his church in Tempe, Arizona, allowing them to play matchmaker and help him find his leading lady. Eight contestants went through a series of

posted 4:48:49pm Jul. 30, 2014 | read full post »

Tom Petty Gets Political
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' upcoming album, Hypnotic Eye, reveals a political side of the famous song legend. In a recent interview with Billboard, Petty was very candid about the inspiration and his overall feelings about the Catholic church and other things political. "Playing Dumb," a tra

posted 10:24:01am Jul. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch Sixth All - New Meditation Experience 'Expanding Your Happiness'
Registration Starts Today Monday, July 14 at Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra announced the launch of their latest, all-new meditation experience "Expanding Your Happiness," which is open for registration starting today at  The free 21-day meditation

posted 11:56:20am Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Anchor Stuart Scott Honored at ESPYs for Perseverance
ESPN’s anchor Stuart Scott offers strength to many on air. It’s not only for his smooth delivery or a career that’s spanned over two decades-it’s fighting a deadly form of cancer since 2007. This week Scott, 48, was presented the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs by actor Kief

posted 10:01:07am Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

WORLD WIDE EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS from 'The Good Lie' Starring Reese Witherspoon
“The Good Lie,” a new movie from Warner Brothers, stars Reese Witherspoon as Carrie Davis, a woman who agrees to help a group of Sudanese refugees who win a lottery for relocation in the United States. Film director Philippe Falardeau brings the story of survival to life, displaying the power of

posted 8:42:17am Jul. 15, 2014 | read full post »

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