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MICHAEL RICHARDS MELTDOWN

I saw the Michael Richards racist tirade at the Laugh Factory and the subsequent apology on Letterman on YouTube this morning. I cant stay up that late anymore. Though Ive been meaning to go see something at the Laugh Factory for a while now and had I noticed Michael Richards was doing a show, I […]

MISQUOTING JESUS

I just finished Misquoting Jesus by Bart Ehrman. It’s all about how the Bible has been changed over the years by the various scribes whose job it was to copy the thing in the days before Xerox machines. Ehrman was once an evangelical Born Again Christian who believed that the Bible was the inerrant word […]

BORAT

I saw Borat the other night. It’s very niiice. Usually when I see a movie that’s been hyped to all get-out I end up being disappointed. Conversely, when I see a film that’s gotten little or no press, or bad press, and that film turns out to be good, it seems a lot better than […]

TALK ABOUT THE PASSION

Somebody asked me what I thought about the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. He said, do we have a duty to pitch in whatever we can to help humanitarian aid and peacekeeping forces, to help save lives that might be destroyed? Speaking generally of African countries where governments have so much ability to do terrible things, […]

HOORAY FOR OUR SIDE!

Before I begin, were still taking people for Saturdays micro-retreat at the Hill Street Center. I think we have four people signed up so far. So theres plenty of room for more. See the link to your right for details. Onto todays rant: The elections are over and the Good Guys won. Hoo-ray for our […]