I Am Not Trayvon Martin

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In 1903 they were true.  In 2013 they remain true.  The words of W.E.B. DuBois about what it means to be a black man in the United States, with which Melissa Harris-Perry began her program’s footnote the day after Trayvon Martin’s killer was found not guilty: “Between me and the other world there is ever [Read More...]

Women in Combat? ‘When Harry Met Sally’ edition

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  The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Women’s War Daily – Military Brohesion www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook Kingsley Browne:  “It’s not clear that men can actually bond with women in the way they bond with other men.” Samantha [Read More...]

Honorable Mention: Bishop Gene & Hope

The Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, Gene Robinson, was on The Daily Show last night.  In case you missed it, here’s the first part of the interview:   The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook A few of his [Read More...]

Oh Yes, Women Are Human Too

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Thank goodness for Samantha Bee and Susan Thistlethwaite. I had the privilege of taking a class with Susan Thistlethwaite when I was a graduate student in Chicago and when she was a professor at the Chicago Theological Seminary.  At The Washington Post faith blog this week, she provides an important follow-up to my recent theological [Read More...]

Honorable Mention: Mormon Girl Part Two – Daily Show Edition!

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I posted last week about Joanna Brooks’ newly expanded The Book of Mormon Girl.  Here she is on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last Thursday, with more exclusive to the web.  I especially enjoyed her “behind the scenes” narrative of what her first visit to THE. DAILY. SHOW! was like.  Here’s a bit: “The [Read More...]


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