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August 2011 Archives

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. The Help “blind sides” box office competition. From The Wrap: The phenomenon known as “The Help” could bring another aftershock to the box office this weekend: The …Read More

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Ricky Gervais “crucified” on cover of New Humanist Magazine. From The Christian Post: The September/October issue of the magazine features Gervais shirtless, but in jeans, holding a …Read More

Bill Reilly, recently left his creative post at the multi-faith production group Odyssey Networks after a successful 12-year stint , is now busier than ever. I caught up with the creative producer on the phone the other day and, I …Read More

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Hard times over for R.J. From The Wrap:  After two seasons, MTV has canceled “The Hard Times of RJ Berger.” The series starred Paul Iacono as an …Read More

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. America needs The Mighty Macs. I just attended a screening for the theatrical comedy based on the true story of how, in 1971, coach Cathy Rush  took …Read More

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Television makes strange bedfellows. From The Wrap: Gloria Steinem is no fan of NBC’s upcoming “The Playboy Club.” In the 1960s, the feminist icon rose to public …Read More

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Credit Where Credit is Due Dept. From The Daily Caller: Monday, the National Organization for Women (NOW) spoke out against Newsweek’s most recent cover, which features an …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Time to redefine The CW Network?  From The Hollywood Reporter: It’s not like The CW is printing money, most of its shows get beat by cable channels that have …Read More

Who is Simon Miller?, the family espionage adventure airing tonight on NBC (8:00 PM ET) and the seventh of the Walmart-P&G Family Movie Night series, has been virtually ignored by the mainstream media (almost like they’re afraid to let people …Read More

A lot is riding on Who is Simon Miller? The TV movie airing this Saturday night (Aug. 6) at 8:00 PM (ET) on NBC (trailer) offers an action-packed tale of a family caught up in international espionage — after mom …Read More