Remembering the Signs: God’s Word in a ‘Spell-Mageddon’ World

On July 24, ABC Family premiered its new competition show Spell-Mageddon. The show takes the traditional spelling bee format — popularized in recent years by films like Spellbound or Akeelah and the Bee — and adds a new wrinkle. Rather than competing in a quiet and controlled environment, contestants are subjected to absurd distractions while attempting to spell words jovially called out by host Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince’s Carlton Banks). Thus, for $10,000, participants may have to spell “vic … [Read more...]