Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 09/17/21

Nation’s Productivity Down 97% As Everyone Binge-Watching Norm Macdonald Clips All Day. That headline is from the humor site The Babylon Bee. Funny but, in my case, pretty close to being accurate. As you probably know, Norm Macdonald died this past Tuesday. They say laughter is good for the soul and, honestly, no comedian made me laugh more than him. It was a combination of his amazing delivery and his fearlessness in using his wit to push back against groupthink and to express the truth as he saw it. He was truly one of a kind. Here are some of my favorite clips. Included are his great Larry King impression, perhaps the funniest SNL sketch ever, some of his great talk show appearances and his surprisingly deep reflections on faith and God.

 

Finally, here’s another Babylon Bee headline: Millions Convert To Christianity After Heaven Begins Advertising Norm Macdonald Shows.

Encourage one another and build each other up – 1 Thessalonians 5:11
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