Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. 40 years since the debut of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. Here’s star Malcolm McDowell talking about the milestone to The Wrap: “When it first came out, the audience sat there in stunned silence. And I’m thinking, ‘They hate it!…

Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Glenn Beck talks about GBTV and his new clothing line (for real!). 2. MSNBC’s Ed Schultz apologizes to conservative radio host Laura Ingraham… …and she accepts. If you’re curious about the comment that led to all this, here it…

Actually, I expected to write something a little bit snarky about Oprah’s final show.  While I’ve always liked her and acknowledged the genuine good she has accomplished, I (like many others) was sometimes turned off by the near Oprah worship sometimes exhibited by her fans. But, to her credit, she acknowledges that her message is…

Here are today’s Top 10 dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. O nO!  HarOld Camping wrOng. The wOrld tO end tOday! Or maybe I’m just suffering frOm the Onset of EOS (“Empty Oprah SyndrOme”). Check out 8 defining moments from the Oprah show here. 2. Sarah Palin: The Movie. From Real…

John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy, a practicing Catholic, is the founder and Dir. of Development of The Creative Universe Entertainment™, a media consultation and development company focusing on the creation, development and support of high-quality mainstream entertainment that upholds positive timeless values such as faith in a loving God, kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, tolerance, wisdom, courage, self-confidence tempered with humility, personal responsibility and the all-important ability to resist hypocrisy and laugh at our own human foibles.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy), "The Tommie Scott Story" (based on the inspirational biography) and "Photo Finish" (a sci-fi TV pilot). He has written over 100 children's novels based on episodes of the Cartoon Network series "Ben 10", "Ben 10: Alien Force", "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien", "Ben 10: Omniverse" and "Generator Rex" among others. He also writes Beliefnet’s "Faith, Media & Culture" blog and has discussed the topic as a guest on several radio broadcasts.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM. Over the years, his notable interviews and/or bookings have included such diverse personalities as Sean Astin, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Bird, James Brolin, Kirk Cameron, Deepak Chopra, Sandy Duncan, Roma Downey, Robert Duvall, Emilio Estevez, Mick Fleetwood, Andy Garcia, Carla Gugino, movie-star-turned-Catholic nun Mother Dolores Hart, Patricia Heaton, Lee Iacocca, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Michael Landon, Jr., Pattie Mallete (Justin Bieber’s mother), B.B. King, Colin Powell, Dennis Prager, Rick Santorum, Martin Sheen, Kevin Sorbo, Della Reese, Christopher Reeve, Robert and Robert A. Schuller, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Martha Williamson and countless others.

Specialties: Script Writing, Movie/TV Novelizations & Adaptations, TV Content Creation and Development, Creative Consultation. Producing and Booking News and Talk shows

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